As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America’s leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fueland develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It’s how we care, grow, and win together.

Are you ready to bring your passion and expertise to Target to help cultivate a powerfully positive local and global presence? For the experienced corporate responsibility pro with a strong and time-tested background in non-profit leadership, a role in CR could be that just-right fit. Join our team where business savvy meets the greater good and you’ll soon see—this about so much more than volunteerism. You’ll rise to the challenge of maintaining Target’s good stewardship of the environment, its resources and its key partnerships with other organizations. As part of CR, the Target Foundation focuses on where to best allocate funds to support various programs and initiatives. Or you might assist with sustainable global sourcing practices, and projects that foster environmental responsibility and ways to minimize our footprint at both the macro and store levels. Whatever your role with CR, you’ll help influence how Target leverages its distinctive brand and unparalleled resources to set the bar for responsible, sustainable and charitable business practices.

As an ESG Quality Control Sr. Manager, you are responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Quality Control Program for Target. This will include governance over both data and our external disclosures within ESG. Bring your passion and expertise to help Target leverage its size and scale for broader good.

As an ESG Quality Control Sr. Manager, Corporate Responsibility you will report directly to the Sr. Director of ESG, Corporate Responsibility.

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

Core duties for the role are to provide program ownership over the entire spectrum of ESG Quality Control program, including:

  • Set objectives for the program and create a near- and longer-term cross-functional roadmap to implement objectives
  • Develop and implement a risk-based approach to prioritizing highest-risk ESG reporting areas
  • Ensure governance approach meets standards for various disclosure levels (i.e., SEC, raters, etc.)
  • Define expectations for and implement enterprise-wide ESG reporting controls under the “three lines of defense” model
  • Develop and implement a risk-based approach to data management underlying ESG reporting controls (e.g., accountability & ownership, quality, knowledge, accessibility, security, metric determination) in partnership with Director Product Management, Corporate Responsibility *Lead buildout of “Controls Culture” across Corporate Responsibility and ESG program owners including educational materials
  • Develop guidelines for escalation approach for to-be-developed governance forums
  • Develop and implement a cross-functional roles & responsibilities approach for the items above and integrate processes and controls with other enterprise teams including Target Forward partners

About you:

  • B.A. or B.S degree, or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of audit, risk or related business/retail experience
  • Expertise in auditing and enterprise risk management concepts (e.g. risk assessment/prioritization, process and internal controls, etc.)
  • Experience in using data and analytical tools, including Excel, to solve business problems and in the audit lifecycle
  • Proven ability to manage projects and strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills; ability to communicate with all levels
  • Ability to create and present compelling materials to align teams and drive to decisions

Desired Requirements

  • Advanced degree in business or related field
  • Expertise in environmental and social issues, key stakeholders (investors, raters, rankers, NGOs, government/regulators), and ESG reporting frameworks
  • SEC reporting experience
  • CPA/CIA
  • SASB Fundamentals of Sustainable Accounting Certification

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target’s needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that’s not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

To Apply

Please visit the Target careers website.