About this Opportunity
The Target Technology Services (TTS) team designs and creates innovative solutions for a variety of applications, platforms and environments. TTS not only gives Target a competitive advantage in the marketplace, but also enhances the guest experience through the smart use of technology in the retail industry
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1. Provides project management leadership for project(s) within a business area throughout the project lifecycle process, ensuring projects meet business requirements and are completed on time and within budget.
Has strong understanding of overall business objectives and technology solution and can make recommendations on approaches and development methodologies to reach these objectives.
Utilizes project management tools, methods and best practices to plan and direct program schedules and budget that align project with expectations of sponsors and stakeholders, and meets business needs.
Gathers detailed business requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables.
Performs high level estimation and submits comprehensive resource requests to Resource Management functions.
Facilitates detailed estimation across all impacted teams to inform the project prioritization process.
Documents high-level risks and assumptions.
Coordinates the tasks as defined in the project plan (from initiation through delivery/final implementation).
Reviews the work of the project team, performing quality review and escalating functional, quality or timeline issues appropriately.
Manages project related documentation (project definition, test plans, requirements definition, etc.)
Establishes suitable project methodology and provides recommendation to project sponsor
Navigate the product and technical organizations to consolidate business and platform requirements
Responsible for writing any non-product specific business requirements and technology integration requirements
Submit final requirements for development and/or creative work to begin
2. Keeps team, key stakeholders and others apprised of necessary information. Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
Creates the communication plan for projects including frequency and format.
Independently provide consistent and comprehensive stakeholder status reports, ongoing cost analyses, issue and risk management.
3. Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to stakeholders.
Manages project change in accordance with the change management plan to control scope, quality, schedule, cost, and contracts.
Responsible for accurately maintaining data in project governance tools, including project plan estimates (ETC’s), project spend, burn rate, and resource time tracking.
Assess requested scope changes and provide recommendations to project owner
Assists with resource related project issues by executing a course of action established to enable continued project progress
4. Partners within and outside of Target Technology Services - beyond working/project team
Establishes relationships with other departments and organizations required to participate in the project.
Interfaces with all areas affected by the project.
Manages key relationships and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
Four-year engineering degree or equivalent experience.
Six years progressively responsible technology experience.
At least one year of Project Management experience
Strong organizational skills.
Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
Strong analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills to understand and anticipate the impact and opportunities across multiple projects.
Must possess knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
Awareness of program management, portfolio management methodologies and tools.
Understands the various application development methodologies (waterfall, iterative, etc.) and can apply them appropriately depending on the type of project that he/she is leading.
Knowledge of project management tools, methods and best practices such as those defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
Eligible team members will receive market competitive package including competitive pay, health, accidental and life insurance coverage, gratuity and provident fund, training and development and other perks and benefits. Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a drug-free workplace.
Expect the Best. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education®.