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About Gap Inc.
Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.
This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.
About the role
We are looking for Operations Strategy teammate who can help set and drive Gap Inc.’s operational strategy and optimize delivery across our portfolio of Brands. In this role, you will implement large company-wide programs, evaluate operational interdependencies, and assess opportunities to improve our end-to-end capabilities. Our team works in partnership with Gap Inc.’s COO and other operations leaders across our portfolio of brands to deliver our products to customers. In this role, you’ll collaborate, influence, and strategize with cross-functional partners to understand their business priorities, design business solutions, and lead implementation. You will be responsible for representing operational functions in large cross-functional programs, developing detailed analyses and executive level presentations, and driving stakeholder management to gain alignment and buy-in of said strategies and plans. We are looking for someone who loves to jump in, problem solve, and drive change across the organization.
What you'll do
Own and manage operational components of key strategic programs, leading cross-functional project teams in evaluation of hypotheses, strategic analysis / planning, and operational execution to further Gap Inc. goals and priorities
Work closely with cross-functional partners to balance operational considerations and costs with other key business priorities in program design and execution
Partner with technical and business teams to develop and articulate vision and business case for future strategic programs
Independently own executive-level communication and escalation of risks associated with programs to operational and brand leaders
Anticipate and escalate inter-project dependencies and risks, proactively address issues, and assist in development of mitigation strategies
Who you are
MBA +6 years of experience in strategy / management consulting, retail / consumer products or similar strategic role
Experience in apparel operations, supply chain, and / or ecommerce
Comfort with ambiguity and a dynamic business landscape. Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple tasks and projects, to prioritize, and adapt to a changing environment
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to distill complex concepts into key ideas
Strong relationship-building skills and experience working closely with senior executives and cross-functional partners to influence strategic agendas and operationalize key strategic initiatives
Strong critical thinking and business curiosity, including exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills
Fluency in Excel and PPT; adept at analyzing data and developing executive-facing presentations. Aptitude and willingness to “get one’s hands dirty” and deep dive into details
We are open to discussing part time / flexible work arrangements for qualified candidates
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Benefits at Gap Inc.
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
Employee stock purchase plan.*
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees
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