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Sr. Mgr, Strategic Sourcing -Tech Operations and Supply Chain

Gap Inc.
Groveport, Ohio, United States
Closing date
19 Oct 2022

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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 support our key technology partners needs in the acquisition of solutions, products and services as you drive cost savings and innovation. You will coordinate closely with senior leaders in our GapTech organization in the planning and execution (RFPs and negotiations) of category strategies leading to a high strategic impact for all Gap Inc. Brands.

The Sr. Manager will be responsible for developing vendor relationships, while driving effective outcomes. This individual will lead the Technology Operations and Supply Chain Solutions Categories. In addition, the individual will drive cross-organizational process efforts spanning across GapTech, Sourcing, Finance and Legal teams by influencing key vendor relationships and driving vital initiatives.

What You'll Do

  • Implement and refine sourcing strategies through strong technical/functional knowledge, in support of the business' short-term and long-term plans
  • Achieve defined category performance targets; hold vendors accountable to performance agreements and implement mitigation strategies as needed
  • Negotiate strategic, high impact, multi-brand deals for Gap Inc., as well as lead competitive RFXs and supplier selection
  • Build and strengthen strategic relationships: successfully partner across functions- Legal, Finance, GapTech and Brands and external suppliers to drive results and influence change
  • Have significant Technology SaaS, Hardware and Telecommunications knowledge and leverage industry experts, and stakeholders to identify and benchmark best practices
  • Balance speed and urgency with cost savings in vendor negotiations and proactively consider new alternatives to optimize results
  • Support the creation and implementation of programs to assess and promote supplier performance and development.

Who You Are

  • 7+ years of experience in Technology and Strategic Sourcing
  • Broad knowledge across Software, Hardware, SaaS, Cloud, Telecommunications, and Professional Services
  • Bachelor's degree in technology, business administration, supply chain management, or related field preferred.
  • Experience planning and leading negotiations including hands on review and discussion of both legal and commercial terms
  • Ability to assess complex situations, and use relationship and analytical skills to make decisions and recommend solutions

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).


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