Assets Protection Team Leader
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 12, 2019
Description:ALL ABOUT TARGET
As part of our collaborative and guest-obsessed team, you help us
create an experience that makes guests say, I love Target! When you
work at Target, youre helping every family discover the joy in
everyday life. Youre working alongside a dedicated team that brings
their passion and pride to all that they do. You will deliver a
destination shopping experience by providing a safe and secure
environment for our guests and mitigate shortage risks in order to
ALL ABOUT ASSETS PROTECTION
Assets Protection (AP) teams function to provide a safe and secure
environment for our team members and guests and meet financial
goals of shortage and profitability in a Target store. AP teams
will do this by leading a physical security and safety culture and
responding to crisis events, investigating and resolving theft and
creating awareness and educating team members on operational
At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful
experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career.
The role of an Assets Protection Team Leader can provide you with
--- Ability to lead a safe and secure culture, including crisis
response, a strong safety environment and crowd management
planning, providing support to both guests and team members
--- Skills in planning department AP daily/weekly workload
priorities to support business priorities and deliver on goals
--- Knowledge in how to respond to external theft incidents and how
to prevent future theft
--- Experience identifying strategic resolutions of external theft
and fraud and apprehending individuals attempting to cause a loss,
in accordance with Target policy
--- Experience partnering, educating and supporting store business
leaders on operational shortage priorities
--- Experience leading a team of hourly team members; including
skills in interviewing, developing, evaluating and retaining
As an Assets Protection Team Leader, no two days are ever the same,
but a typical day will most likely include the following
--- Know your role in supporting total store sales and increase
profitability by ensuring product is in stock and available to our
--- Lead, influence and validate physical security and safety
processes; lead store response and emergency crisis situations;
create plans for in-store events.
--- Educate teams on emergency preparedness and physical security
--- Develop, coach and lead your team to elevate the skills and
expertise of the team .
--- Anticipate staffing needs and partner with your leader to
effectively talent plan.
--- Establish a culture of accountability through clear
expectations and performance management.
--- Identify theft and shortage trends in your store.
--- Identify shortage risks in key divisions and work with other
leaders to develop tactics that will reduce shortage and drive
--- Work a schedule that aligns to guest and business needs based
on safe and secure and theft patterns (this includes early
morning/overnight shifts, evening and weekends).
--- Develop schedules and deploy resources based on safe and secure
and theft trends.
--- Own the prevention, identification and resolution of external
--- Support internal investigations led by an AP executive leader
in your market and/or your leader.
--- Plan and follow-up on operational change.
--- Educate and support store teams on operational shortage
--- Communicate, influence and educate AP priorities to the team,
peers and leadership.
--- Build a strong partnership with the Store Director.
--- Lead and model the safety culture in store by recognizing safe
behaviors and identifying and resolving safety hazards and unsafe
behaviors; investigate injuries that occur to determine root cause
and resolved through appropriate action plans and partnerships.
--- Execute strategies led by your business partner to deliver
business results while prioritizing the guest experience.
--- Evaluate and recommend candidates for open positions and
develop a guest-centric team.
--- Lead team onboarding and learning.
--- Close knowledge and skill gaps through training and
--- Establish clear goals and expectations and hold team members
accountable to expectations.
--- Maintain all necessary training.
--- Act as first responder for in-store incidents (e.g., security,
--- Provide service and a shopping experience that meets the needs
of the guest.
--- Always demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and
compliance; lead and hold the team accountable to work in the same
--- All other duties based on business needs.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We might be a great match if:
--- Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited.
We work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guests
--- Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE
TARGET! excites you. Thats why we love working at Target
--- Leading teams who are stocking, setting and selling Target
product sounds like your thing Thats the core of what we do
--- You arent looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a
computer all day We are busy all day (especially on the weekends),
making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and
The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help
teach you everything you need to know to be an Assets Protection
Team Leader, but there are a few skills you should have from the
--- High school degree or equivalent
--- Must be at least 18 years of age or older
--- Previous retail and/or loss prevention experience preferred,
but not required
--- Lead and hold others accountable
--- Learn and adapt to current technology needs
--- Work independently and as part of a team
--- Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently
--- Welcoming and helpful attitude
--- Effective communication skills
We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we
want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we
--- Interpret instructions, reports and information
--- Climb up and down ladders
--- Apprehend subjects in accordance with company policy
--- Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely,
including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 40
--- Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays)
and regular attendance necessary
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.Qualifications:
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