Senior Director, Product Development and Production

Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
02 May 2022
Closes
27 May 2022
Ref
R39809
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

This leadership role manages the product development and production for uniform and workwear, partnering cross-functionally to develop, communicate, and execute the merchandise strategies and financial targets in B2B in Asia Pacific.

What You'll Do

  • Develop product development strategies and key insights on merchandising of uniform and workwear in the region.
  • Leverage technical knowledge to troubleshoot and resolve issues that are unique in nature and may require a novel approach.
  • Drive communication between US and Asia-based teams to ensure strategic business alignment and optimal responsiveness.
  • Understand cross-functional goals and work with team to develop supporting B2B strategies.
  • Drive fabric strategies by developing product that meets fabric expectations and providing recommendations on fabrics to platform, position, and leverage.
  • Coordinate product development with teams that focuses on developing product that meets aesthetic, quality, and cost goals.


Who You Are

  • Product Development significant experience in driving product development and understands design, merchandising, and vendor/category management in Uniform and Workwear.
  • Problem Solver- can proactively solve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges.
  • Global Business Acumen- experience executing on B2B goals, incorporating knowledge of production trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity, production cycle timeline, fabric and garment construction.
  • Team Leadership- has successfully led large cross-category, cross-functional, global teams (direct and dotted line reporting relationships)
  • Collaboration- Proven ability influencing and making decisions cross-functionally in a matrix environment where speed and cultural sensitivity is crucial.
  • Personal Leadership- demonstrated executive presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across a leadership team.
  • Change Leadership- experience leading with and without authority to influence others and drive decision-making
  • Talent Builder- proven track record of assessing, attracting, developing best-in-industry teams.

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 Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.