Posted on: April 27, 2021 | Job#: 357808-200000260

Senior Director - Global Security and 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

This position leads the Global Security and Crisis Management Center of Excellence. It is directly responsible for developing and leading strategy and integration of efforts for Business Continuity Planning (BCP), Global Security Operations, and the Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) teams to support the Gap Inc enterprise. This role is responsible for overseeing, development and execution of company procedures, executive protection, travel safety management, emergency preparedness, physical security and technology applications support for the organization.

In addition, this leader will be responsible to strategically develop and/or evolve the life safety training and emergency evacuation programs at all locations, support of security for Corporate Events, and liaison with local law enforcement and life safety agencies. This position requires a high degree of cross functional coordination, customer service, and interdepartmental communications. Executive exposure is significant since day to day security impacts the campus environment of executive personnel at all headquarters locations. This position will be responsible for overseeing the integrity and operational efficiency of security operations at Gap Inc.’s Campuses. Ths role reports directly to the SVP/Head of Asset Protection (AP) and is on the AP leadership team.

What you'll do

  • Develop, implement, and execute

    Global Security, BCP, and Crisis Management

    strategy to protect customers, employees, assets, and brands.

  • Develop, align and implement operating procedures and processes for all HQ locations including International Sourcing locations

  • Develop consultative partnerships with business leaders to enable business growth while protecting assets and mitigating risks.

    Partner with Headquarter and Corporate Business partners to Identify, Prioritize, Develop and Implement Physical Security, Emergency Preparedness, Travel Safety Management, Investigations and Safety Strategies.

  • Provide safeness, or freedom from harm, wherever our teams are present and our customers shop

  • Integration of Emergency Response Plans with global Crisis Management plan, and Corporate Investigations.

  • Recruits, hires and develops people to drive a culture of high performance and engagement. Accountable for team performance through teaching, coaching and providing meaningful feedback to build capabilities

Upholds the company and brand culture and creates an inclusive environment where both customers and employees feel valued, appreciated, and a sense of belonging

Who you are

  • Significant experience in Global Security, Asset Protection, or Business Continuity Planning. Proven track record of success setting strategy and leading and developing teams of professionals.

  • Knowledge and experience building Asset Protection, Global Security, and BCP policies, procedures, and programs

  • Manage multiple demands at once, work well under pressure Manages responsibilities confidently as unexpected issues arise

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate and influence across multiple stakeholders and functions

  • Develop innovative solutions for complex situations in a fast-changing environment; cover a wide range of activities requiring complex judgments

  • Comprehensive understanding of theories and practices in multiple related subject areas

  • Relationships with local and Federal Law Enforcement is preferential

Notice to applicants in San Francisco: Gap Inc. and its related brands will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here: English Spanish Chinese Tagalog

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.*
  • 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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