Strategy Manager, New Ventures - Strategic Growth Office

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
13 Jul 2022
07 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

Gap Inc's New Ventures team is part of the Strategic Growth Office ("SGO"), which is at the forefront of driving our next chapter of growth. As a part of New Ventures, you will identify, stand up, and build strategic partnerships and enable capabilities with the goal of diversifying Gap Inc's revenue streams. This includes developing partnership strategies with key stakeholders, scoping potential partnerships, negotiating contracts, designing test plans and markets, developing relations, and supporting the rollout and ongoing growth of these opportunities. You will work closely with operations, finance, marketing, sales, and other departments to bring nascent ideas to life. Your entrepreneurial spirit and thought leadership will enable the SGO to ideate, validate, and execute on our vision. The Sr. Manager of New Ventures will report to the Sr. Director of New Ventures.

What You'll Do

  • Assist in developing, testing, and launching new products / capabilities
  • Envision new ways for the SGO to positively impact core business objectives through products, services, partnerships, etc.
  • strategically and financially evaluate the feasibility of new SGO opportunities
  • Build and maintain meaningful relationships with key stakeholders and potential partners, supporting projects from ideation to execution
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to launch offerings in a dynamic, technology-driven environment and motivate teams to bring our future vision to life

  • Minimum 7+ years of strategy, general management, and/or consulting experience. MBA preferred
  • An entrepreneurial individual with a proven track record of validating and bringing new ideas and/or partnerships to life
  • A true problem solver who can navigate ambiguity by using assumptions and data to validate ideas from strategic, brand, financial, and operational perspectives
  • Dynamic, self-starter comfortable with project based work; player-coach mindset
  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills, with the capability of engaging others at different levels of the organization
  • Experienced at executing multiple strategic initiatives and day-to-day priorities concurrently; able to navigate and close opportunities across a diverse set of requirements
  • Build and scale the long-term vision for SGO through strategic projects aimed at diversifying and innovating revenue streams
  • Keep a pulse on competitive and industry trends

Who You Are

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. 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).