Manager, Inventory Management & Merchandise Planning Transformation, Organizational Effectiveness (R

Old Navy
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
24 Oct 2023

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About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.

About the Role

In this role you will support strategic initiatives that improve Old Navy's merchandise planning and inventory management capabilities. You will manage project resources to execute new techniques, processes, and technologies. Using strong leadership and project organization skills, you will work with Organizational Effectiveness and Transformation leadership to bring strategic initiatives to life with sound plans grounded in data and insights. You'll work with a diverse group of functional partners and leverage your ability to influence and collaborate to deliver step changes in our capabilities.

What You'll Do

  • Support strategic visioning by effectively capturing and defining stakeholder needs and project objectives
  • Articulate planning and inventory management improvement opportunities into actionable plans supported by business leaders
  • Support new capabilities and ways of working through influence of, and partnership with, key stakeholders
  • Drive implementation of analytics and systems improvements, partnering closely with internal and external resources

Who You Are

  • 5-7 years of retail operating or consulting experience required
  • Experience with process diagramming techniques
  • Familiarity with organizational structures such as RACI/RAPID
  • Experience with PowerPoint, R, XLSTAT, PowerBI
  • Strategically Minded: Demonstrate understanding and curiosity for innovation and operational strategy
  • Problem Solver & Analytical: Able to use rigorous logic, methods, and advanced analytics to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Organizationally Savvy: Able to build constructive and effective relationships and use them to maneuver through complex situations
  • Influencer: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Relationship Build: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • Project Navigator: Create complex project workplans that define the cross-functional activities and resources required to successfully complete the initiative
  • Change Champion: Able to identify change impacts and leverage partners to overcome barriers and roadblocks
  • Process Thinker: Can effectively map processes and articulate and prioritize interdependencies
  • Systems Driver: Experienced in systems implementations, from initial requirements through end-user rollout
  • Risk Manager: Anticipate risks and identifies contingency plans and processes to prevent disruptions when risks occur
  • Results Oriented Leader: Is passionate about achieving and tracking bottom-line business results
  • Organizationally Skilled: Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Active listener with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Certified continuous learner: Degree required; MBA or relevant Master's degree preferred

Benefits at Old Navy

  • 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. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $91,100 - $131,400 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US CandidatesPlease 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.


Old Navy is a global apparel and accessories brand that believes in the democracy of style, making high quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, while delivering incredible value, and fun, unique store experiences. Old Navy opened its first store in 1994 in the United States and since has expanded its international presence with Company-operated stores in Canada, China, and Mexico, as well as franchise stores in seven countries. Customers can purchase Old Navy products globally in Company-operated and franchise stores and online.

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