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 Senior Manager, Transportation Store Delivery Services is responsible to lead a direct internal team and manage a network of over 60 third-party Logistics services providers to execute retail merchandise deliveries to our network of over 2,000 Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta stores throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. This key leader, reporting to the Director - Outbound Ground Transportation Operations will directly lead and oversee the multi-year transformation of our Store Delivery network and re-define our service profile. This leader will maintain executive level engagement across our robust network of third-party carriers in Pool Operations and will lead an internal team of four regionally based professionals who oversee daily operations. This leader will partner directly with Store Operations, S&OP, Loss Prevention and throughout Transportation to support the development of our brand driven and customer-focused retail operations strategies.
What you'll do
Build and maintain a robust and extensive third-party network of leveraged strategic providers to execute against our brand vision and service level agreements. This includes close internal partnership with Strategic Sourcing partners to maintain current and roust contingency strategies throughout our North American network.
Leverage the full scale and scope of our global Transportation network, executed through a robust network of third-party carriers, to enable speed to market and consumer fulfillment.
Define and Leverage critical decision support tools which enable visibility and real-time operational response to network capacity, demand and performance, monitoring and reacting to service trends immediately.
Lead and manage the daily and weekly delivery scheduling process, in partnership with Store Operations, S&OP teams and DC Operations peers to define delivery appointment days and time for our fleet of 2,000+ stores throughout North America.
Drive enhancements to our inventory visibility capabilities to support processes relative to payment and claims, loss prevention and inventory control management processes.
Support cross-functional teams in evaluation of hypotheses, strategic analysis / planning, and operational execution to further Operations and Gap Inc. goals and priorities.
Who you are
Robust experience in operations, supply chain, product to market processes for apparel retail specifically merchandising, inventory management, ecommerce and other relevant experience.
Experience leading change initiatives to dynamically influence others and drive decision-making.
Proven track record of developing functional and leadership capabilities in others and across a global organization
Data Management & Analytical capabilities in leveraging broad and complex datasets to inform business process and Standard Operating Procedures. Fluency in Excel and PPT; adept at directly analyzing data and developing executive-facing presentations. Aptitude and willingness to personally manage detail.
Comfort with ambiguity and a dynamic business landscape. Strong critical thinking and business curiosity, including exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
7-10 Years of progressive Transportation and Logistics Experience, 5+ Years Retail Shipping and Project Management Experience, 3-5 years professional experience leading others. Logistics systems user experience (TMS, WMS, Freight Optimization, Load Planning) preferred
BA/BS Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field or equivalent industry experience.
Position can be based in Erlanger, KY or Nashville, TN.
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
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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