Sr. Director HR - Tech

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
04 Nov 2021
26 Feb 2022
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

In this role, you will lead HR for Tech at Gap Inc., providing strategic HR partnership that results in an engaged workforce and a more productive business. You will be responsible for developing people strategies, leading a team of HRBP's to drive effective execution, providing thought leadership, developing, and executing talent management and change management strategies, and partnering with key Gap Inc. People and Culture COEs. You will be a key member of the Tech Leadership Team, partnering with the CIO and executive leaders to drive business results.

What You'll Do

  • Provide strategic thought partnership to the CIO and executives on our Tech teams on people and organizational issues and implement talent practices that are aligned with Gap Inc. and Tech business objectives.
  • Lead and develop a team of HRBP's to support effective execution of all objectives and enable professional development and career growth for team members.
  • Provide leadership on all aspects of organizational effectiveness, including performance management, on-boarding, coaching, employee relations, talent assessment, employee culture and engagement, etc. for key initiatives.
  • Champion and personally demonstrate Gap Inc. and function culture, values, and ethics.
  • Identify and implement strategies which improve employee engagement year over year, as measured through the continuous listening process; Analyze HR metrics to identify business opportunities working with leadership to develop and implement solutions.
  • Drive talent management and succession planning activities within the business. Pro-actively partner with the business and People and Culture partners across COE's to develop strategies to strengthen or fill gaps, as needed, to ensure a ready now talent pipeline; Identify and deploy appropriate retention strategies to promote organizational stability.

Who You Are

  • Extensive HRBP leadership experience, with experience in the Tech industry preferred; High level of comfort with most HR disciplines (employee relations, compensation, benefits, OD, talent management, talent acquisition).
  • Proven experience in leading a team, including ability to coach, develop, provide direction, recruitetain top talent, understand resource capability, and successfully drive results working with direct reports and other internal resources.
  • Strong business orientation, drive for results, and desire to win; Comfortable driving change and embracing innovation in face of ambiguity and complexity.
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and ethics (authentic, compassionate, genuine, and honest); good communicator, good listening skills, and a problem solver.
  • Maintains a global perspective and is culturally sensitive and aware (adjusts personal style to different cultures and styles of work).
  • Ability to influence up, down and across the organization; Ability to work in a matrixed organization with remote teams and partners.

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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