Area Human Resources Manager - Great Lakes - Old Navy

Gap Inc.
Ohio, United States
08 Sep 2021
25 Sep 2021
Human Resources
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 teamis 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 an HR Area Manager, you are responsible for all people decisions made within your assigned stores. You are responsible for storytelling through data and analysis to provide solutions. You lead and inspire the people first employee value proposition and build the capabilities to ensure the sustainability of the field organization. You ensure we have the right, stable talent to drive results in a global Omni-channel operating model. To be successful, this role must support day-to-day consultative relationships with business leaders and their respective teams and act as a trusted coach, counselor and influencer on business and talent related issues and opportunities.

What you'll do

  • Provide leadership and management coaching at all levels in the stores; assess appropriate development solutions/intervention strategies for talent needs within function, including individual, team and bench development.
  • Provide strategic thought leadership and planning on talent and district impacts of business plans and decisions.
  • Grow people's capabilities to build a talent pipeline for your District, Region, Territory, and the Brand.
  • Coach for leadership accountability and excellence.
  • Act as a resource and thought partner on people related matters to ensure fair and consistent interpretation and application of company and HR policies and procedures.
  • Lead Talent Ambassador program for your assigned area.
  • Lead a culture of community in your stores to drive engagement and build connections amongst the teams.

Who you are

  • Demonstrated ability to continually embrace challenges, take risks, learn fast and welcome change.
  • Demonstrated ability to actively learn and immediately apply learnings into decisions and behaviors.
  • Sound understanding of retail industry and marketplace; able to effectively implement people strategy within the broader business and industry context.
  • Influence- Strong observation & influencing skills to provide leaders with candid observations; Able to build trusting partnerships and influence leaders at all levels to clearly understand their roles, business impacts & needs.
  • Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of broad leader portfolio talent experience; college degree preferred; retail experience preferred.
  • High level comfort of HR disciplines (talent, employee relations, compensation, employment law (state specific) and operations).
  • Flexible to work days, nights, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the business.
  • Ability to travel overnight occasionally

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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