Sr Manager, Strategic Sourcing COE

Gap Inc.
Groveport, Ohio, United States
10 Aug 2022
05 Oct 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 Senior Manager for Strategic Sourcing Center of Excellence (CoE) will be responsible for driving, developing, and achieving key goals and objectives across Strategic Sourcing in support of our maturity roadmap. Collaborate with internal/external Business Partners, and leverage market expertise to drive education and discipline across key business processes, promote best practices, and lead ongoing programs of work that will drive the Sourcing organization to best in class. Identify and prioritize new opportunities for accelerating the value contribution of the Sourcing organization through focus on partnerships, process excellence, data analysis and innovation.This role is instrumental in developing, influencing, and improving our sourcing capabilities aligned with best practices in talent development, technology, and sourcing excellence. The Sr. Manager will manage COE strategy, requirements, and performance of our external co-sourcing relationships.

What You'll Do

  • Drive Strategic Sourcing organization towards Best in Class. Own critical work in evolving sourcing tools, processes, and capabilities. Programs focused on CLM, Supplier Risk Management and Strategy Development.
  • Continuous Improvement champion: Set process baselines and utilize CI methods to create and execute a prioritized plan for improvement, documentation, and training.
  • Leverage influencing skillsto drive and iterate CoE roadmap and align objectives and targets with stakeholders, including senior leadership. Collaborate to bring in team perspectives and deliver shared outcomes.
  • Maintain consistent pulse on sourcing best practices, leverage industry experts, associations, peers and stakeholders to identify and benchmark best practices.
  • Lead key centralized processes in support of Sourcing Leadership and cross functional partnerships such as onboarding/training, all-hands meetings, business training and strategic reporting/auditing, etc.
  • Prioritize initiatives and ensure the pipeline progresses with a sense of urgency, while managing coordination and alignment of the initiatives in flight within the procurement organization.

Who You Are

  • 5-7 years' experience in management consulting, strategic sourcing, and or supply chain.
  • 3+ years in a leadership position with a track record of development, engagement, and retention.
  • Process Improvement expertise (Six Sigma a plus).
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate and lead others to achieve high levels of performance and deliver sustainable results. Ability to achieve strategic and tactical results in parallel.
  • Change management experience leading with and without authority to influence others and drive decision-making.

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).