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Lead Business Partner - Reverse Disposition - Upper Marlboro, MD

16070 Leeland Rd Upper Marlboro, Maryland


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We value diverse voices and approaches. We act with authenticity and respect. We create equitable experiences for all.


We build trusted relationships. We collaborate across business functions. We recognize and celebrate progress.


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We offer benefits and tools to help you and your family make good financial decisions today and for the future.

We provide access to a full banking institution through our credit union membership, help you save for your retirement through the TGT 401(k) plan with matching contributions up to 5% of eligible earnings and offer a 10% team member discount on merchandise, with an additional 20% discount on wellness items at Target.

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Our time-off plan provides eligible team members with company paid national holidays and accrued vacation (based on hours worked and years of service). Other family support benefits include paid family leave, reimbursement to help cover adoption or surrogacy fees, and programs to help you secure quality back-up or reliable primary care, extra academic support, pet sitters and more.

Education assistance

Target offers industry-leading education assistance benefits to support your continuous learning as you build skills for a lifetime. Through our Dream to Be program, in partnership with Guild, team members have access to tuition-free options from 250 business-aligned programs across more than 40 schools.


We're market-competitive to ensure we recruit and retain a highly engaged and diverse team. In addition to competitive base pay, we offer variable pay programs to eligible team members to reward both corporate and individual performance.

Lead Business Partner - Reverse Disposition - Upper Marlboro, MD

Location: 16070 Leeland Rd, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States, 20774-8528; job id: R0000276735
job family: Business Process & Operations
schedule: Full time
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About us:

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and the second-largest retailer in the United States.

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics (GSCL) is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the right guest even better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are becoming more intelligent, automated and algorithmic in our decision-making, so that no matter how guests shop—in stores or on—we deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time. So we’re looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, risk-savvy and comfortable working in varying degrees of ambiguity. Are you a critical thinker who seeks the root cause and can analyze both qualitatively and quantitatively? Are you a creative problem-solver who simplifies problems, quickly identifies solutions, commits to a plan and then positively influences others to execute it? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

As a Lead Business Partner: Local Sales & Disposition Strategy Effectiveness, you will be responsible for optimizing the resale of end-of-life (EOL) salvage product on Direct to Consumer (D2C) and Business to Business (B2B) selling channels. Leveraging data, analytics, and qualitative insights, you will identify and influence prioritization of opportunities to increase D2C and B2B revenue within the Upper Marlboro Return Center.  Collaborating with Operations Directors, ICQA OM’s, and the HQ based Reverse & Recommerce team, you will provide insights and recommendations to support prioritized initiatives and monitor impact of changes.  You will serve as a subject matter expert for assigned areas of responsibility and maintain collaborative relationships with those partners, including staying informed of strategies impacting the business.

About you:

  • Identify new selling channels, and corresponding vendor partners, to resell EOL salvage on the secondary market with a specific focus on local market selling strategies.
  • Ability to utilize available data to research, analyze and understand sales performance, outliers, and trends of D2C and B2B selling channels, and apply critical thought.
  • Act as an extension of the Reverse & Recommerce team within the URC to evaluate the effectiveness of sortation strategies, grading criteria, and channel allocation through a combination of quantitative data and qualitative inputs.
  • Provide insights to HQ, Operations, and ICQA teams into how our business rules are translating to sellable inventory that delivers go-to-market objectives and strategies.
  • Provide recommendations on how to improve sortation and grading strategies to increase recovery that may not be obvious through data and reporting. Partner closely with Operations and ICQA teams to implement any required operational changes.
  • Ability to develop and communicate insights and recommendations based on data, analytics and business knowledge.  Collaborate with and influence both internal and external partners to achieve support to improve business performance.
  • Manage project plans within established timelines and ensure deliverables are met or issues escalated.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with HQ, field, and external vendor partners.
  • Job responsibilities may change as business needs arise.

Job Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to plan, manage and prioritize multiple tasks effectively
  • Comfort with data and proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with and influence partners
  • Self-directed, resourceful and resilient
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Proficient in Windows based applications (Excel, Power Point, etc.)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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