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Manager, Strategy

Gap Inc.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
17 Aug 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

The role is responsible to lead the Supply Chain Planning and Capacity Management for all the Brands across Gap Inc., The role will provide development and execution of allocation, planning and capacity management capabilities by working closely with Asia PD team, Digital Transformation team and Sourcing and Data Analytics team.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to align on yearly and seasonal sourcing strategy by COO / Vendor to support de-risking and drive the best Cost, Delivery and Quality.
  • Conduct seasonal capacity planning and loading analysis of all Strategic Vendors and Tier 1 Vendors across brands
  • Build effective relationship and Influence partners with Asia Product Development and cross functional teams to drive allocation as per Network Strategy and have effective loading discussion to create the optimal loading across Vendors
  • Work with Transformation teams to build future process, tools and system capabilities to effectively manage Capacity planning

Capacity Planning & Management
  • Plan seasonal and long-term capacity with Strategic Vendors
  • Manage seasonally capacity planning, allocation, loading and risks/opportunities
  • Work with Cross Functional teams to build long term capacity expansion plan with Strategic Vendors
  • Identify opportunities across the supply chain to drive optimal loading for better Cost, Delivery & Quality
  • Engage and influence stake holders to ensure optimal loading across Strategic Vendors.
  • Recommends new process, tools and system enhancements to build the best in class Capacity Management.
  • Build guardrails for consistent & better process management.

  • Map out supply chain for key product groups
  • Partner with Brand Sourcing to build supply chain models
  • Manage Capacity Planning Tool to ensure loading is properly allocated within Network Strategy
  • Identify opportunities to enhance current systems and processes

  • Sustain and build on existing reports to review key In-seasonal loadings at Gap Inc., Strategic Vendors and Key Product categories
  • Work with Sourcing & Data Analytic teams to ensure data migration to Sourcing Landscape and reporting
  • Analyze reports to identify future opportunities

Who You Are

  • Strategy and Consulting experience - proven experience in the field of strategy or management consulting. Prior experience in Strategy consulting, retail and/or consumer products
  • Business Acumen - solid experience on supply chain knowledge
  • Educational Qualifications- Master's or Bachelor's degree in business administration, statistics, operation/supply-chain management, or related discipline
  • Planning & Organizing - proven experience in plan, prioritize and adapt to change while achieving and maintaining results for multiple projects
  • Collaboration- Proven ability to influence and make decisions cross-functionally in a matrix environment where speed and cultural sensitivity is crucial.
  • Problem Solver & Drive results- can proactively solve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges. can see a problem from multiple angles and provide viable, innovative options for resolution
  • Personal Leadership- demonstrated executive presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across various stakeholders
  • Business Performance Improvement - proven track record of improvement based on fact-based analysis or benchmarking
  • Excellent Communicator - proven capability to communicate and present effectively in adaption to the audience needs.
  • Analytical Skills- Possess strong data analytical skills and ability to identify trends
  • Resourcefulness - experience in managing dynamic projects that require the ability to flex as obstacles are presented

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.


Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea — to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 46 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with five brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Intermix.

Gap's clothes are available in 90 countries worldwide through 3,300 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites and is still growing.

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