Sr Manager, Global Climate Program

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
08 Jul 2022
14 Sep 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

The Global Climate Program Sr. Manager supports the Environmental, Social, and Governance Function, Brands, Gap International Sourcing, Strategy, DC and Store Operations, Product Sustainability, and other cross-functional partners in leading the key work streams in the Climate Program. The Sr. Manager sets the vision and strategy for Gap Inc.'s Climate program globally, including reduction and mitigation of GHG emissions within our broad operations and supply chain, as well as carbon embedded in our products. This includes driving achievement of Gap Inc.'s 2030 Science Based Target and 2050 Carbon Neutral ambition.

What You'll Do

Strategy Development
  • Research innovative energy and climate initiatives while maintaining benchmarking on industry and beyond.
  • Collaborate with leadership team and cross-functional departments to influence Inc. strategy, addressing climate mitigation, risk and adaptation
  • Integrate climate strategy into Inc. enterprise activities: Develop an understanding of green transportation, electric vehicle infrastructure and logistics and collaborate with internal team members - engineering, transportation, store ops, suppliers to address our Scope 3 footprint for Upstream and Downstream Transportation and Distribution
  • Coordinate across all engaged teams to provide Program Management for GHG workstreams: In conjunction with the Environmental Capability Building team, Product and Supply Chain Sustainability team, work to further the strategy for net zero and ensure funding for annual targets to tackle our footprint for Scope 3 - Purchased Goods & Services

Strategy Implementation
  • Establish and managethe Climate Working Group of internal team members with representatives from Logistics, DC Engineering, Finance, Store Ops to source additional renewable energy projects (eg PPAS, VPPAs) to address our energy footprint
  • Partner with the Water team on Gap Inc.'s Climate Resilience roadmap and programming for owned operations and supply chain while ensuring the inclusion of climate justice as a lens towards all new programs and policies

Stakeholder Management & Policy Engagement
  • Work with external organizations (for example, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government officials, regulators, academics) to influence policy and legislation that supports Gap Inc.'s climate ambitions
  • Manage stakeholder relationships within the Climate space - RILA, CERES, CEBA and more and establish Gap Inc. as a leader in Climate through our presence on various working groups, as well as align with Textile Exchange's Climate+ strategy

Reporting and Disclosure
  • Develop and manage an entity-wide, asset-level, and supply and value chain climate scenario risk analysis in line with TCFD and other reporting expectations
  • Engage the Finance team to report on climate risk impacts for investors in accordance with existing and emerging regulations
  • Coordinate with the ESG metrics team to ensure accurate reporting across Scope 1, 2, 3 while taking into consideration investments in RECs and offsets.
  • Liaise with Waste and Circularity teams on carbon impact of new business models and waste programs
  • Partner with Product and Supply Chain teams to develop accurate methodology and tracking against supply chain climate interventions

Who You Are

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Climate Change and GHG Emissions, including the GHG Protocol, Science Based Targets, Carbon Neutral/Net Zero, Renewable/Clean Energy, Power Purchase Agreements, and related public policy
  • Demonstrated experience in building, manufacturing, and transportation emissions and mitigation pathways
  • Understanding of embedded product GHG emissions, including Life Cycle Assessment
  • Strong ability to influence and collaborate
  • Vision and Strategy setting and execution
  • Ability to engage external stakeholders and represent Gap Inc. as a leader in Climate
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously under minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work across geographies and cultures
  • Knowledge of sustainability issues, trends and risks
  • General understanding of the retail industry, specifically as it relates to social and environmental impact, sourcing and the apparel manufacturing industry
  • Good oral, written and formal presentation skills, including ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work to tight timelines
  • Attention to detail while effectively handling multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Ability to adapt style to a variety of cultural perspectives
  • Open availability and flexibility to work according to the needs of the business
  • Proficient in use of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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.*
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*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. US Candidates - Non NYCPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.US Candidates - NYCBeginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).