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 team is 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
The Stores Technical Program Management & Business Engagement team supports the ongoing delivery and optimization for the strategy, planning, delivery, and run-state of technology for our stores; while maintaining a connected understanding, and working relationship with our Brand, GapTech & Product Management partners. This role will be responsible for leading a team of Business and Deployment Analysts to deliver and maintain technology solutions in our stores. The position will interact with leaders in GapTech, the Business and Product Management. The role requires excellent organization, communication, team building, and influence to deliver the required business outcomes.
In this role, you will report to the Director of Stores Technical Program Management & Business Engagement. You will be responsible for maintaining the overall financial and milestone status of stores technology delivery, ensuring planned scope, priority, risk, milestone, and financial changes are surfaced in a timely manner, ensuring strategies and recommendations for addressing each are provided and result in aligned decisions. You will also interface with senior management in driving strategic planning and execution of business capabilities. This role will manage a team of business and deployment analysts
What you'll do
- Coordinates and collaborates between Product Management and Engineering in the planning and execution of programs
- Facilitation, solutions, and options during the planning phase of major projects involving store technology to provide delivery and run-state requirements.
- Facilitate risk mitigation and contingency planning at initiative level; surface issues and risks; remove blockers & escalate as required
- Create executive-level content that communicates business-critical status, risks, and issues
- Continued improvement of delivery and management of stores technology & internal team best practices, standards, and tools
- Interfaces with management in driving strategic planning and execution of business capabilities
- Build & maintain strong relationships with GapTech Partners (InfoSec, Architects, engineers, L1, L2, Finance, etc…), Sourcing, Legal, PdM, and Brands
Who you are
- 5+ years of experience in consulting, program management and technology delivery
- Experience managing large programs or a portfolio of projects ($4+ Million annually)
- Experience working with engineering development and ops teams in a DevOps model; Experience working with 3rd party vendors delivering technology solutions
- Experience preparing and redlining proposals and statements of work (SOWs)
- Strength in building partnerships; working collaboratively in a matrix; with proven influencing skills
- A high degree of financial acumen with a proven track record of planning and executing on the financial aspect of deliverables; Demonstrated track record of aligning IT objectives and programs to business objectives and strategies
- A creative and flexible mindset to planning and problem-solving, ability to lean into the details while maintaining the “big picture”
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Dependable, accountable, self-motivated, and driven to excel; exhibit a growth mindset for performance-based feedback
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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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