Senior Program Manager - Digital


Support Office, AU

Category:  Digital
Work Type:  Permanent Full Time

Who are We?


At Target, we’re getting back to what we’re famous for - real quality, that’s really affordable.
We’re making products that stand up to the test of everyday life, at prices that don’t cost the earth. 
We’re making mums happy. Kids smile. Family life, that little bit easier.

We’re making sure every Australian can enjoy our products, whilst making a positive difference to our planet so families can trust and rely on us for generations to come.
That’s the Target Australians needs right now. And that’s the Target we’re here to be.
As an iconic Australian retailer with over 115 stores nationally and a rapidly growing online presence, we’re immensely proud of our history and need people to join us who are as excited by our future as we are

That's Target!

What will you do?


Target has a great opportunity for a Senior Program Manager- Digital to join the team at Target. The Primary Purpose of this role is responsible for the planning, governance and change management support across the Target Digital functions and work streams, including project planning, prioritisation, and performance tracking of all major initiatives.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include:


•    Lead complex strategy projects in line with business priorities and transformation horizons including stakeholder management, change management, business case development
•    Be a thought partner to Digital and broader Target leadership team as they develop their strategy and quarterly plans / priorities
•    Inject strategic and innovative thinking to key business challenges, structuring problems and defining plans of action to solve them
•    Enable the delivery of Digital Program initiatives across Channel Experience, Personalisation, Data, Loyalty and oversee all aspects of multiple work-stream coordination (e.g. planning, requirements definition, prioritisation, progress management, risk management and program communication).
•    Working with Digital Heads of, Functional Leads and Product Managers, to ensure governance of the Digital Program throughout the program/project lifecycle, supports the success of the Program and its projects. This includes regular program/project stakeholder visibility, management of program risks, appropriate approvals for scope change etc.
•    Consolidate complex and volatile projects into clear and concise routines and cadence.
•    Work collaboratively with key stakeholders in Digital and the Business to drive execution at speed and maximise value.
•    Implement and manage change and communications around new ways of working to deliver measurable improvements.
•    Identify strategy process, documentation, tools and opportunities across the Digital Program and Transformation to ensure our projects and ongoing strategy meet the customer needs.
•    Support the development of the annual strategy, including running diagnostics, organising and facilitating collaborative sessions with key stakeholders to set future platform vision, prioritise initiatives, and estimate financial benefits
•    Bring new ideas and best practices based on global examples across different industries
•    Communicating and storytelling Digital strategy, priorities, progress and business performance to executive stakeholders
•    Provides leadership and recommendations necessary to accomplish business objectives
•    Regularly meet with cross functional teams to share insights, buying group performance updates to ensure key learnings are communicated

What are we looking for?



It is an exciting time to join our business and team here at Target ! We have a great opportunity for a Senior Program Manager- Digital who enjoys working in a fast paced environment and loves to build relationships across a wider team.
Superior relationship-building, communication and negotiation skills within cross-functional teams is essential to be successful in this role.

The ideal person will hold the following Qualifications, experience, and knowledge:

•    Solid  7+ years experience as a Senior Project/Program Manager (or similar position) in medium to large-sized organisation
•    Superior understanding & demonstrated experience in best practice digital program management including scope, time, cost, quality, people, communications, cost, risk, procurement, integration, and benefits management
•    Proven ability to engage with and give confidence to senior stakeholders
•    Strong digital project delivery experience preferably in Agile
•    Strong understanding of ecommerce and customer facing digital platforms
•    Analytical mindset, strong understanding of industry trends and data analysis
•    Experience writing or contributing to board level presentations and reports
•    Experience presenting to senior business stakeholders
•    Previous experiences working with cross-functional stakeholder groups
•    Retail industry experience, desirable.

What will you get?


•Great career opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group
•Team Member discounts across Target, Kmart, Bunnings and Officeworks.
•Access to Employee Assistance Program
•Convenient location next to freeway and train station, with free onsite parking and a café!
•Novated leasing options
•Paid parental leave scheme
•Flexible work arrangements

 Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

 As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check.  Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.

 Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

“We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant”


We don’t just look for people based on their skills and experience, our people work together and champion the Target values and behaviours.  We are a business where our values and people matter, and we need like-minded people to join us!

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.