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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 11:16 AM

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. Today, customers can find fabulous fashion at affordable prices online and in one of our 1,000+ stores globally. Old Navy celebrates a workplace that's just as diverse as our customers. Fun, fashion, family and value are at the heart of everything we do. 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.

Old Navy a brand for everyone a place for you!

Job Responsibilities:

* Expert in Inventory Management tools and business processes

* Leverage deep functional knowledge to influence Gap Inc IM projects to ensure business process and roll outs help drive the business

* Provide thought-leadership around Inventory Management operations and strategy, as needed, to cross-functional partners and business leaders (within Old Navy and across Gap, Inc.)

* Develop quality tool methodology and clearly define technology/tools requirements to existing and new business needs

* Develop training based on an understanding of IM's functional expertise

* Oversee Testing team to ensure quality results

Partner with Leadership

* Partner with Old Navy Inventory Management leadership team to establish and support inventory management business process and lead change

* Informs, influences, negotiates with and persuades cross-functional teams to adopt changes based on strategic recommendations that support business needs

* Partners with IM leadership/project teams to develop and deliver targeted communication to enlist the support of key management stakeholders

* Collaborates with Inventory Management (IM) leadership on the prioritization and sequencing of new systems, tools and other initiatives that impact Inventory Management

* Partners with cross-functional leaders in scoping and developing short- and long-term business processes and systems adoption strategies which support the implementation of strategic initiatives

Project Management & Change Leader

* Partner with Gap, Inc. functions (e.g. Operating Strategy, Supply Chain Strategy, IT, Learning & Development) to lead the inception and execution of inventory management strategic change by leading a team to define process, process improvement, document change and support with training

* Oversees and participates in process mapping to ensure accomplishment of objectives

* Manages implementation, communication, exploration and training of processes across IM and cross-functional teams to ensure consistency of application and alignment of recommended business practices

* Balance multiple projects and see them through from inception to deployment

* Identifies and recommends solutions for change management issues to be addressed to support successful implementation

People Leader

* Lead team: Set team priorities, connect team work to function and brand vision

* Builds team efficiency/morale through staffing, setting priorities, monitoring workload, conflict resolution and career-pathing

* Maintains climate of regular, candid, actionable feedback and performance recognition through weekly one-on-ones with direct reports and productive quarterly/annual development goals

* Effectively manage and support the career development process of direct reports to ensure job satisfaction, retention and future talent development

* Partner with cross-brand Inventory Strategy teams for knowledge sharing, establishment of best-in-class practices and tools, and in support of Gap, Inc. goals

* Model Old Navy values and culture (including growth mindset, winning attitude and ongoing improvement)

Results Driven

* Actively seeks ways to maximize financial success of division through successful implementation of brand initiatives

* Connects team's focus to the business priorities of the brand

Qualifications:

* 5-7 years of Inventory Management (or equivalent) experience

* Demonstrated strategic agility ability to anticipate and articulate future business needs and respond with the appropriate strategies

* Proven success with leading organizational change

* Demonstrated technical knowledge of Old Navy inventory management applications (or equivalent) & MS Office

* Background in both planning and distribution is required

* Experience in leading system / tool projects for a business is required

* Proven track record successfully leading and developing a team

* Bachelor's degree required, Advanced degree preferred

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• Location: San Francisco

• Post ID: 93099642 sf
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