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Lead Product Owner - Inventory Valuation & Gross Margin

Minneapolis, MN 55415
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LEAD PRODUCT OWNER Inventory Valuation & Gross Margin

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Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of Americas leading retailers.

Right on pace with Targets distinctive retail brand, Finance atTarget is transforming how we leverage technology toprovideinsights, analysis and accounting for the organization.Youll have the opportunity to be a collaborative partner with a seat at the table working onmany cross-functional efforts.Youll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. In Finance, youll be an integral voice in discussionsanddrivechangethat leadsto Targets unparalleled shopping experience.Yourrecommendationsand work effortwill directlyimpactcritical business decisions.WithinFinance, youll enjoy the challenges of the competitive retail space andwill have an impact on the full end to end business. Youll see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise.A role in Finance Process & Technology means providing world-class client service that maximizes the business value of enterprise and technology strategies, including the Finance systems portfolio. Youll become a process and product CEO, owning your vision, telling your story and helping others understand and support the product roadmap.

About the Job:

This Inventory Valuation & Gross Margin product owner role is a critical role in the Finance pyramid focused on thefinancialsupply chain including the financial value and impact of receipts, transfers between nodes, inventory removals and on-hand inventory adjustments. Target is undergoing significant transformation due to enterprise strategic initiatives enabling a more nimble, flexible, and modernized supply chain impacting the foundational elements of financial inventory valuation and gross margin. This product manages extensive cross-pyramid partnerships building alignment on timing and prioritization of change. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

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) forthe Inventory Valuation & Gross Margin 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.

About you:

  • 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience)

  • 6+ years of product 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)

  • Proven ability to lead a body of work with cross functional partners

  • Experience working inFinance,Supply Chain, Inventory Accounting, or Accounts Payable

  • Experience with retail and/or cost method of accounting

    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.

    Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-03-07
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