Supplier Sustainability Senior Specialist

Gap Inc.
New Delhi, India
28 Aug 2022
30 Sep 2022
About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments - but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands - Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta - have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we're more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it's why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It's why we're committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.

About the Role

In this role, you will support globally focused teams on infusing sustainability methods and practices into our supplier's operations. You will support the Supplier Sustainability team, assist in overseeing the implementation of our key programs. The role will aid in implementing and managing our multiple programs (Assessment & Remediation, P.A.C.E.. (Gap Inc. mentorship and training program), Workplace Cooperation, Supervisory Skills Training, Prevention of Gender Based Violence program etc.)

What You'll Do

  • Implement/project mange various Supplier Sustainability programs (Assessment and Remediation, WCP, SST, PACE, WEP, GBV, SLCP, LABS etc.). This includes delivering trainings, following up with facilities, helping them expand the program implementation, manage data, and perform quality checks.
  • Evaluate and assess multiple facilities against Gap Inc.'s Code of Vendor Conduct and federal, national, state, provincial or local labor and environmental laws, Assist facility management in recognizing areas for improvement, conduct root cause analysis, and ensure sustainable and timely remediation
  • Work with various program partners to ensure effective implementation of programs, highlight issues of concern and find solutions
  • Collaborate closely with other ESG team members and to share learnings, challenges, best practices etc.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with internal (e.g. GSC, QA, other ESG functions, etc.) and external partners (e.g. vendors, facility management, external service providers, other brands NGO's, local labor rights groups and trade unions etc.).

  • Keep informed of and track changes in national, federal, state, and provincial labor and environmental laws. Keep abreast of in country political, economic, sustainability, and industry changes/trends that will impact Gap Inc.'s operations and provide timely updates to manager and LT

Who You Are

  • Strong passion for human rights and/or environmental issues. Knowledge and understanding of work specific to Sustainability initiatives and concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate organization objectives in to measurable, sustainability initiatives for all business units. An understanding, including financial acumen, of how to drive business results.
  • Ability to analyze large data sets, call relevant insights/interpret trends, and present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate and build consensus across multiple stakeholders and functions
  • Capable of utilizing a collaborative approach to positively influence change management with various levels of vendor and facility management.Ability to organize and present thoughts clearly and concisely into well-constructed, easy to understand and meaningful reports, proposals, presentations and other communications.
  • Possess the aptitude of learning new skills and training vendor/facilities.
  • Works independently and handles various issues of high complexity.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, confident, thoughtful, and respectful
  • Good team player

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • One of the most competitive paid time off plans in the industry
  • Merchandise discount for our brand products at franchise stores and their websites
  • Comprehensive health coverage for employees, same-sex partners and their families
  • Health and wellness program: free annual health check-ups, fitness center and Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive benefits to support the journey of parenthood
  • Retirement planning assistance
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

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).