Corporate Development, Senior Manager

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
04 Nov 2021
05 Dec 2021
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

Gap Inc's Corporate Development ("Corp Dev") team is part of the Strategic Growth Office, at the forefront of driving the next chapter of our growth. At the tip of the spear, Corp Dev is part of team that drives this growth through executing strategic acquisitions / investments, managing the process to identify target companies and capabilities and monitoring and evaluating industry trends.

As Senior Manager of Corporate Development, you will be responsible for driving inorganic initiatives to advance our growth; this might include supporting mergers, acquisitions, investments, partnerships and other strategic transactions. You will work across all aspects of the deal process including qualitative and quantitative analysis to support targeting, financial modeling, due diligence, negotiations, Day 1 planning and post-merger integration. You will work closely with the Strategic Growth Office and key external stakeholders to bring deals to fruition. The Sr. Manager of Corporate Development will report to the Head of Corporate Development.

What You'll Do

  • Support Gap Inc's Corporate Development team and key partners (internal and external) across all aspects of the deal including deal identification, assessment, execution and post-merger integration planning
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis for target identification, business case modeling, due diligence, negotiations, close and integration; formulate findings into executive ready deliverables
  • Run Day 1 planning and manage Transition Service Agreements including initial drafting, ongoing management and exit planning
  • Build and cultivate strong relationships across Gap Inc. both to identify opportunities that accelerate our strategic plan and align to key business objectives, as well as to ensure seamless diligence and integration processes
  • Interface with VCs, startups, banks, advisors and other industry stakeholders as needed
  • Partner with leaders before, during and after the each deal to confirm strategic objectives are being met and all stakeholders are clear on necessary actions required to achieve value defined in business case; oversee presentations to communicate necessary actions and timelines to leadership

Who You Are

  • You have demonstrated experience across all facets of the deal pipeline including target identification, analysis, due diligence, negotiation, and relevant sign and close activities
  • You are a structured thinker with outstanding analytical and prioritization capabilities (quantitative and qualitative) for various activities including market research, competitive analysis, and valuation
  • You understand how to structure and manage Transition Service Agreements; and have experience supporting post close integration activities
  • You have experience managing cross functional and matrixed teams, internal and external to your organization; along with the executive communication and presentation skills that make that possible
  • Top notch finance, analytical and modeling capabilities, with a master's degree in Business or Finance helpful, but not required
  • You've demonstrated a track record as passionately organized, a critical thinker and diligent problem solver with ability to appropriately prioritize and handle multiple projects / workstreams concurrently

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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