Lead Product Owner - Properties
- Minneapolis, MN
Description: Lead Product Owner US - Properties
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers. Target's distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target's brand through leading-edge design, development, construction and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams, and help us make the most of Target's physical footprint both in the U.S. and overseas.
About the Job:
Property Development Product Owners support products that acquire real estate, design and construct new stores, remodels and special projects from feasibility to guest ready. This specific product owner will support indirect items management for new stores, remodels, special projects, and transitions. The Property Development Product Owner would create a vision for indirect item management, prioritize stories, and communicate progress to partners. This role would also require cross product planning with other team to move the strategy forward.
Product Teams at Target are accountable for the delivery of business outcomes enabled through technology and analytic products that are easy to use, easily maintained and highly reliable. Product teams have one shared backlog that is inclusive of all product, technology, discovery and design work.
As a Lead Product Owner, you will work in the product model and will partner to develop a comprehensive product strategy, related roadmap, and set key business objectives (OKRs) for your respective product. You will need to leverage the knowledge of your product, as well as, customer feedback and establish other relevant data points to assess value, develop business cases, and prioritize the direction and desired outcomes for your product. You will lead a product and work in unison with engineers, UX designers, data scientists and business partners to deliver a product.
You will be the "voice of the product" to key stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met and that the product team is getting the direction and support that it needs to be successful. You will develop and actively understand the market, maintain a product roadmap and backlog outlining the customer themes, epics, and stories while prioritizing the backlog to focus on the highest impact work for your team and stakeholders.
You will encourage the open exchange of information and viewpoints, as well as, inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction. You will foster sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles, and partner with product teams across the organization to help them achieve their goals while pursuing and completing yours. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
- 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)
- 6+ years of retail experience or equivalent domain experience
- Strong communication skills
- Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
- Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
- Prove ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners
- Ability to think strategically across product teams and plan and communicate dependencies
- Experience with indirect items management preferred, but not a requirement.
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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