Posted on: October 26, 2020 | Job#: 343511

Director, Product Creation Strategy

Full-time | 550 Terry Francois Blvd., San Francisco, CA, US 94158

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About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season. 

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

About the role

The Director - Product Creation Strategy reports to Senior Director Production Strategy and will facilitate the creation and drive delivery of a range of strategic initiatives in support of the Design, Merchandising, and Production functions and overall Old Navy priorities. This position requires both strategic and tactical agility with a strong bias towards cross-functional collaboration and delivery.

Define and drive delivery of strategic operating model transformation initiatives in support of the overall Brand and Production team priorities. Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

What you'll do

  • Building transformation roadmaps

  • Facilitating operating model definitions

  • Developing required process changes

  • Defining business cases to support prioritization and investments

  • Establishing high level change management approaches

  • Leveraging project management frameworks to drive execution

  • Managing general communications and cross functional stakeholder engagem

    ent

Who you are

Required Skills:

  • Proven skills in framing / scoping opportunities into clear and executable initiatives, and delivering operational strategy initiatives - through consulting or industry experience

  • Understanding of apparel product creation processes, sourcing and logistics, apparel production

  • Ability to build, lead and develop a high performing team in a fast paced and complex environment

  • Demonstrated experience at working collaboratively with cross-functional global teams

  • Strong Project Management skills, coupled with Change Management awareness

  • Required skills include problem solving, critical thinking, conflict resolution, negotiation, business acumen, and strong verbal and written communication.

Benefits at Old Navy

  • 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.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*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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