Posted on: April 27, 2021 | Job#: 357805-200000260

Director, Business Continuity Planning

Full-time | US

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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 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

As Director of Business Continiuty Planning (BCP) your focus will develop and lead the process to which our company functions can continue in the event of a disaster. This includes operations and functions throughtout the Supply Chain and Internationally, the Gap Inc Digital Infrastructure, Fulfillment Centers, Stores, and HQs. It will include all elements of the program, including the development of an incident response process that can be adopted across all teams and geographies at Gap Inc. As the leader for the BCP program, it will be vital to identify and assess current programming and its effectiveness in addressing known risks, and resourcing to address gaps.You will need to be customer curious to create a system of prevention and recovery from potential threats to a company. You’ll need to understand the big picture strategy and work with cross-functional teams and external partners.

This Director interacts extensively with senior leadership and is a primary source of counsel to the Senior Vice President/Head of Asset Protection (AP). This position sits on the Enterprise AP Leadership team.

What you'll do

  • Provides strategic thought leadership and subject matter expertise related to BC Planning and BC Third-Party risk management practices.

  • Lead, develop, implement, and collaborate on an ongoing business continuity training program for exercising and training internal and external stakeholders on BC plans and practices

  • Refine and improve the current BIA template to respond to evolving needs of business resiliency Works closely with business units on their BIA’s in progress and updates

  • Develop and maintain business continuity plans in an organized, auditable manner Such plans must address short- and mid-term operational workarounds, physical displacement, and recovery resource needs

  • Provide leadership, advice, and guidance to BC specialists on the team Provides in-depth BC training and guidance to business team leaders and their teams

  • Collaborate and lead others in key initiatives and their implementation

  • Responsibility for planning, budget and end results; set policies and strategic direction for area/team

Who you are

  • Significant experience in business continuity planning or related experience

  • Cross-functional project management experience

  • External and internal training and communication

  • Participation in cross-functional groups and projects

  • Experience with recovery tests and tabletop exercises

  • Evaluate sometimes complex situations using multiple sources of information (internal and external sources)

  • Able to filter, prioritize, analyze, and validate potentially complex In-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own subject area and understanding of procedures and concepts in other areas

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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

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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