Responsible Sourcing Manager Posted Apr 21
Target , Minneapolis, MN
About This Opportunity

Develops and maintains a strategic partnership with Food, Health/Personal Care, and Non-Retail teams to elevate Responsible Sourcing performance of business partners and the business category as a whole.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Responsible Sourcing Manager you'll take the lead as you…

• Partner with Food & Health/Personal Care teams to align on priorities and goals for the division
• Lead the development of a more holistic approach to food supply chain oversight in coordination with the Food Social Responsibility team.
• Collaboratively determine priority business partners and understand near and long term growth plans for the business including business partners and countries of production
• For priority business partners, work to understand their factory matrix and identify the strengths and weaknesses of the factory matrix
• Work closely with business partners to understand their programs, monitor audit results, and help them improve over time
• Leverage overseas team members to help support and drive business partner elevation
• Define and implement oversight and elevation programs for Responsible Sourcing to improve supply chain performance, transparency and accountability
• Review audits results and distill learning's into insights and recommendations for business partners and Sourcing and merchant leaders.
• Provide regular, proactive updates to Food, Health/Personal Care, and Non-Retail teams on priority business partners and any business partners/factories that are not performing well
• Work with RS goal leads to lead relevant RS goal-related efforts within your divisions
• Develop strategy for US, Europe and Canada to gauge risk across geographies and product types
• Develop long term oversight strategy for US, Canada, and Europe accounting for any unique differences across geographies and product categories
• Define the resources (internal and external) needed to provide sufficient oversight
• Consider and accommodate implications of Responsible Sourcing goal work for US, Canada and Europe supply chain
• Review and update existing animal welfare policy
• Lead the importer of record work for Responsible Sourcing
• Manage issues as they arise with appropriate internal and external partners


• Bachelors Degree
• 3-5 years of experience in labor or human rights field or related work that is relevant to the Responsible Sourcing team
• Analytical experience related to compliance related topics
• Strong program management and problem-solving abilities
• Ability to establish strong relationships with cross-functional teams, business partners, and industry organizations
• Ability to work independently

Desired Requirements

• Related experience in food supply chain

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