Gap Inc. Strategic Sourcing Manager - Tech in San Francisco, California
Strategic Sourcing Manager - Tech
San Francisco, California 94105
Job#: 252730 Date Posted:Oct. 12, 2018
Job Status: Full-time
Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. We're looking for the people who'll help make our next decade just as revolutionary as our first five. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, you're the right fit. Come grow with us.
The Category Manager – Technology Hardware of Strategic Sourcing drives competitive advantage and value creation for categories they lead (IT Equipment and associated maintenance, including Data Center, Point of Sale, Technology Accessories and other Technology Hardware). The Category Manager will own planning, implementation, and execution of category strategy for complex and high-impact categories. The Category Manager will be responsible for developing effective business partner relationships with leaders internally and externally at all levels.
ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and execute categorystrategies throughstrong technical/functional knowledge, in support of the business’ short-termand long-term plans. Has deep understanding of key strategic sourcing functions(supplier selection, marketing intelligence, business partner management,contract management, negotiations, SRM, etc.)
Build and strengthenstrategic relationships : successfully partner across functions and levels with internalstakeholders, external suppliers, agencies and colleagues to drive results andinfluence change
External Focus : Develop deep categoryknowledge and regularly leverage industry experts, associations, peers andstakeholders to identify and benchmark best practices
Achieve defined categoryperformance targets ;hold vendors accountable to performance agreements and implement coursecorrections and mitigation strategies as needed
Leverage stronginfluencing skills todefine Strategic Sourcing’s role and align objectives and targets withstakeholders, including senior leadership
Provide guidance andmentorship on Strategic Sourcing technical knowledge to juniorteam members
High level ofadaptability tomanage the changing needs of the business as they arise
Business Acumen: category expertise inthe following categories (ie. IT Hardware, IT Logistics, IT ProfessionalServices and related Maintenance).
Strategic Orientation : experience leveragingbusiness acumen, market intelligence, and insight to influence and drivestrategic impact in complex categories. Proven ability to assess and adapt todynamic business environment
SourcingCapability : manage, plan, andexecute complex, global categories to drive short and long-term results throughcategory strategies, leveraging in-depth market knowledge, collaboration andinfluencing at all levels of a global organization.
Personal Leadership : demonstrated executivepresence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across a leadershipteam.
Drive for Results : Demonstrated abilityto effectively navigate in an ambiguous environment to achieve high levels ofperformance and deliver sustainable results to the team.
Change Leadership: experienceleading without authority to influence others and drive decision-making
Experience: 5 + years professional experience inmanagement consulting, strategic sourcing, or supply chain
Education: Advanced degree preferred
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
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.*
Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*
Family care programs.
Pet Discount Program.
*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. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality at http://www.catalyst.org/knowledge/gap-inc-women-and-opportunity in the workplace in 2016.
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.