Posted on: September 7, 2022 | Job#: R62662

Senior Director, Finance Transformation, PMO Lead (Remote)

Full time
Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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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 part of reshaping the future of Finance, Gap Inc. is embarking on a digital and process transformation within the Finance organization. To ensure optimal execution of all initiatives we are seeking a Sr. Director Project Management Office (PMO) lead. This role is a key execution role, which will support the leadership of the Finance Transformation (FT) Team to drive the vision, structure and governance of our finance transformation, and drive cross-functional program management in impacted up and downstream processes. You will be a key member of the Finance Transformation team and report directly to the Head of Finance Transformation.
The successful leader of this role has a transformation delivery background. This leader is a strong change leader who is maniacally organized and can navigate a complex organization. This leader is adept at navigating tough discussions with leaders, managing through ambiguity, and holding stakeholders accountable.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a large-scale transformation PMO effort, including internal direct team members. This effort includes ways of working, operating model (people, process, and tools), implementation of enterprise wide financial planning system and productivity initiatives.
  • Develop and continuously improve the transformation governance model, including forums, stakeholders, scope, cadence, and RACI.
  • Partner with change management team members to ensure cohesive transformation plans including change deliverables.
  • Engage/partner with FT initiative leaders as a strategic thought partner to develop and devise scope, structure, and approach to delivering value with a new or existing initiative.
  • Design and deliver best-in-class and simple program management approaches to help stakeholders manage program deliverables, interdependencies, risks, and issues.
  • Anticipate roadblocks and proactively address issues before they impact business results. Ensure relevant programs/projects are on track, including budget, timeline, and scope.
  • Design the future program management team structure, partnering with enterprise wide PMO support for optimal use of skills and resources.
  • Prepare executive level presentations, supporting governance structure communication points and overall communication strategy.

Who You Are

  • Strategic Orientation
  • Influencing & Collaboration
  • Change Leadership
  • Drives Results
  • +10 years of professional experience; balance of experience in strategy/management consulting, finance transformation, retail/consumer products or similar strategic role preferred
  • Experience with driving change in a complex program management capacity; includes expertise in devising program management governance and RACI, devising and rolling out governance toolsets, and defining and implementing program management principles with rigor across a complex program
  • Strong relationship-building skills and experience working closely with senior executives and cross-functional partners to influence strategic agendas and operationalize key strategic initiatives
  • Aptitude and willingness to “get one’s hands dirty” to deeply understand and drive program deliverables, write executive presentations and manage projects directly
  • Proven and motivational leader with excellent managerial skills and a keen interest in developing team members
  • Experience managing third parties who may provide augmentation for program management
  • Ability to work west coast hours

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.

US Candidates – Non NYC
Please note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc’s quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.’s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

US Candidates – NYC
Beginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).


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