VP Product Management - Product to Market, Enterprise, Revenue and Emerging Growth

Gap Inc.
Pleasanton, California, United States
27 Sep 2021
15 Feb 2022
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

At Gap Inc, almost all our applications are homegrown, and we collaborate in the full ideation and development of our capabilities from Supply Chain, Reporting, and Internal Operations, to our Website, Fulfillment, and Customer Experience. We have roles open in many areas of the Product to Market cycle and you will partner with business leaders and a global engineering team to build custom software that powers the enterprise.

The Vice President of Product Management - Product to Market and Enterprise will oversee a product management team that defines and executes on a product vision that takes our business to the next level. This role will oversee product strategy and execution for initiatives central to Sourcing, Merchandising, Inventory Management, Pricing, Logistics, and all the Enterprise products/ This leader will have a track record in creating innovative solutions for complex situations, developing a growth-oriented product vision and plan for execution, and communicating that vision and plan effectively.

This position reports to the Head of Product Management.

What You'll Do

  • Oversee the building and effective communication of a complex product strategy with input from cross-functional partners
  • Drive the development of strong and innovative product to market experiences, balancing business impact, customer experience, quality, and innovation
  • Oversee the development of enterprise products
  • Define and deliver an impactful product to market roadmap - measured in both quantitative (e.g. incremental revenue) and qualitative (e.g. customer satisfaction) measures
  • Navigate and negotiate within a complex multi-brand environment, developing strong partnership across brand, central, and technical functions
  • Foster a data-driven culture within the Product Management community, using experimentation and insight to guide our teams
  • Ensure strong measurement and quantitative understanding of customer experience (instrumentation) - opportunities, benefits achieved, customer pain points
  • Develop and drive adoption of best practices and behaviors across a scaled product management team; actively contribute to product management leadership forums
  • Manage a significant capital portfolio, balancing growth-driving initiatives with sustained foundational platform investment
  • Manage executive stakeholder alignment, including strategy communication and expectations management, with a responsive and articulate communication style
  • Champion our values of equality and belonging in a high-performing environment that is inclusive by design
  • Build and grow a team of strong, passionate product leaders including several Senior Director-level product leaders
  • Create and sustain a customer-obsessed culture

Who You Are

  • 12+ years of progressive product management leadership experience
  • Experience managing large teams in a multi-faceted, global company. Proven leadership skills surrounding change management and organization development
  • Proven track record developing and executing complex product strategy at scale
  • Excellent analytical and commercial experience with a track record of driving business value through effective product stewardship and data-driven decision-making
  • Impeccable customer experience instincts with a thirst for customer insights and the mental agility to question previous assumptions
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills - experience communicating product strategies and tradeoffs to diverse audiences, including the executive level
  • Experience building and adapting product teams in a dynamic environment - strong hiring, coaching and development of entry-level through senior product leaders
  • Direct experience creating an inclusive team culture, supporting honest and respectful dialogue in a performance-oriented environment
  • Desire and ability to work in a matrixed organization

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.