Sr Consultant Compliance, Legal & Risk Services

TARGET - Minneapolis, MN

Senior Consultant – Compliance, Legal, and Risk (CLR) Services

Classification: Exempt

Date: November 2019

About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

To match the signature style and passion of Target’s distinctive and beloved retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of legal pros, each with valuable expertise from several disciplines. Whether specializing in government affairs, policy, risk management, regulatory compliance, ethics or employee and labor relations, this team advocates for Target and its business plans in communities across the nation and works across the entire company to provide internal clients with cohesive guidance. We are committed to being internal experts to both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target’s ability to productively do business. We focus on defining, investigating, anticipating and ultimately mitigating risk in all its forms. We apply our grasp of brand law by overseeing, maintaining and ensuring correct, consistent and authorized use of Target’s signature Bullseye logo, assets and other trademarked material. We help protect Target and its subsidiaries by applying our comprehensive understanding and interpretation of the laws that govern our stores, distribution centers and corporate locations. Here, you’ll enjoy working autonomously with a healthy work-life balance. Your passion for learning the business and building relationships with the senior leaders and key business partners that you support will be key to tackling the ever-changing legal challenges we face in a dynamic and fast-paced retail landscape. From brand and patent law to contract development and negotiations, you’ll be challenged and gratified by a role with Target Legal Affairs.

A role in Compliance, Legal, and Risk Services means creating the effective and efficient processes and tools that Legal Affairs uses to deliver exceptional service to their enterprise clients. Your support will be key in times of change and to ensure the success of large-scale business projects. You’ll build valuable relationships and make a positive impact as you coordinate critical resources across teams.

As a Senior CLR Services Consultant, you will support a portfolio of assessments focused on monitoring risk and compliance in Target’s field operations, develop and execute complex operational and compliance testing plans, support continuous improvement initiatives across various risk and compliance domains, and execute other assigned projects that support Target’s Risk & Compliance programs and initiatives that lay the foundation for future growth. In addition, you will engage in efforts to develop new strategies and routines that enable collaboration across other risk and compliance functions.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
High level of initiative and organization; ability to be resilient and adaptable to change, deal with ambiguity, risk and uncertainty, and consistently demonstrate a sense of urgency to get things done
B.A/B.S degree
2-4 years of project management or process improvement experience
3-5 years of risk and compliance management related experience such as audit or other related business experience; experience with audit lifecycle management; knowledge of control evaluation and testing methodologies; experience in the development or execution of enterprise risk assessment processes, and root cause analysis
Demonstrate innovative and creative problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; tailor message to audience, handle crisis, setbacks and conflicts constructively and diplomatically, and provide essential information to the right people at the right time
Experience participating in and supporting large, cross-functional teams across departments/pyramids/vendor teams; coordinate, prioritize, establish goals, ensure timelines are being met, and use cross-functional resources to achieve desired outcomes
Strong technical and analytical aptitude; partner with vendor and internal teams to develop technology and reporting solutions for a large, cross-functional audience, source and analyze data to execute testing and support findings/conclusions
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.