Posted on: September 29, 2020 | Job#: 339434

Manager - Decision Support

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

The Data and Analytics organization is chartered with unlocking the power of data to drive decision making and customer obsession across Gap Inc’s family of dynamic brands. The Decision Support team within “Data and Analytics” drives value and innovation through the application and delivery of analytics within our brands and functional areas.

Reporting to the Director of Old Navy Decision Support, the Manager for Old Navy Decision Support works hand-in-hand with the Marketing, Finance, and Strategy teams within the brand to increase the effectiveness and scale of our marketing tactics, by understanding customers’ responses and needs. They will also play a crucial role in identifying, validating, and supporting business growth opportunities by advancing the knowledge of our customers.

The successful candidate has a strong analytical mindset, is passionate about understanding the Customer’s behavior and skilled at combining strategy and analytics, storytelling with data, and driving business decisions with analytics; they are expert at accessing and manipulating complex and large scale data, and applying analytics in support of business decisions.

Key areas of focus include leading a customer-focused digital marketing testing agenda, as well as uncover opportunities to improve our ability to acquire and retain customers.

What you'll do

  • Query and manipulate customer data from multiple large-scale data sources using SQL and data science tools, and summarize the findings of your analysis, providing actionable recommendations
  • Support business decisions via data-driven insights and recommendations
  • Independently build relations with stakeholders translate their needs into analytic action plans
  • Partner with Marketing/Finance/Strategy teams at Old Navy and the central Data Science team to set up and measure marketing tests
  • Identify new opportunities for testing and/or improve the customer experience
  • Develop and oversee product and customer behavior KPI monitoring systems by developing and evolving performance measurement dashboards and reporting
  • Collaborate with cross-brand and cross-functional Decision Support team members to learn best practices to adopt in your role and identify opportunities to contribute to the larger team
  • Continually learn about Gap Inc.’s data, systems and capabilities to continually improve your impact, influence and data storytelling skills

Who you are

  • Analytically minded with strong business acumen and excited for a role that requires you to combine the two
  • 6+ years of experience in an analytics role, preferably in a multi-channel retail environment, or in a management/internal consulting role where analytics is a central area of focus
  • Proficient in using SQL for analysis of large customer and transactional datasets; other languages, such as R, Python or SAS, a plus
  • Passionate about retail, customer experience, and digital marketing
  • An expert in A/B testing digital marketing campaigns
  • An expert in creating advanced Excel data models and PowerPoint presentations
  • A natural at drawing insights, making recommendations that drive business actions, and at nurturing business relations
  • Curious, a quick learner, and organized
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team
  • A talented storyteller with superior presentation skills (written, visual and verbal)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Data Science, or other quantitative, technical, or social science field required. MS degree strongly preferred, MBA a plus

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta 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

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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