Lead Product Owner | Target Properties

Lead Product Owner | Target Properties Apply Now Job ID INF000BIR Date posted 09/11/2017 Location Minneapolis, Minnesota



The Product Owner works with Target's Construction, Real Estate and Store Design teams to represent the "voice of the customer" by maintaining and prioritizing the backlog to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customers


  • Accountable for the development and health of product, working in the product model and collaborating with key partners and stakeholders
  • Ensures all customers/partners are aligned on vision and strategy
  • Ensure stories clearly communicate the customer and stakeholder needs to meet key business objectives and strategies for the product
  • Maintain and refine backlog: Create user stories, acceptance criteria and priorities to ensure work focuses on those with maximum business value that align with product strategy
  • Work in scrum team, ensuring teams are aligned around similar goals and objectives
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies
  • Inspire others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organization's direction
  • Foster a sense of urgency to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles



  • 7-9 years of experience with 2-3 years in a product role or equivalent
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and tech teams; translate "tech speak" to "business speak", with effective thought leadership
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, continuous integration, user experience, product KPIs, OKRs, etc.)
  • Experience building enterprise software products (preferably working with SOA; experience migrating and integrating with legacy and new systems/architectures)
  • Solid product portfolio; in-depth experience with creating products which provide mobility, efficiency, and visibility to the organization


  • Experience and understanding of the process and technology related to real estate, construction, store design and working with architecture firms is highly desirable
  • Experience in a Technology organization working with product teams following the Product Model
  • Experience in robotic process automation through BPM and machine learning
  • Agile certification
  • Product Owner certification (CSPO/ Scrum)

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