Gap, Inc.

At Gap Inc., we believe that environmental issues are human rights issues. The environment is shared by all of us, and it’s imperative that we each do our part to protect it. That’s why we’re working hard to integrate sustainability more deeply into every aspect of our business, from the materials we source, to the suppliers that we work with, and ultimately the clothes that we all wear.

Gap, Inc. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
GENERAL SUMMARY: Implements the Assessment & Remediation program and provides implementation support on Workplace Cooperation and Workforce Engagement programs, and any new initiatives that may be introduced in the future.Under guidance and direction from Program Manager/Sr. Manager, supports engagement with local stakeholders including government, trade union, NGO, brand, and vendor representatives. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Program Development (5% to 10%) • Supports program development tasks on an as-needed basis under the guidance of Program Managers/Sr. Manager. 2. Program Implementation (80% to 90%) • Conduct assessments and follow-ups following the protocols and practices outlined in the Assessment Manual. • Develop practical and sustainable corrective action plans, and manage them according to established timeframes. • Accurately document areas of non-conformance, and ensure the issue escalation policy is adhered to, as per the department requirements. • Manage own assessment and follow-up schedules, report expenses, and other administration tasks according to established company and department protocols. • Support the delivery of other Supplier Sustainability programs according to team documents, guidelines, and training materials. 3. Partnerships (10% to 15%) • Manage partnerships with designated vendors and factories • Manage relationship with Sourcing/QA partners at the Spoke office level • Under guidance and direction from Program Manager/Sr. Manager, support local engagements with trade unions, NGOs, governments, and other stakeholders on an as-needed basis. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Knowledge, skills & abilities: ✓ Excellent diagnostic/analytical skills ✓ Possess sound judgment ✓ Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills ✓ Superb people skills ✓ Comprehensive knowledge of local laws ✓ Strong comprehension of efficient Human resource and sound Management systems ✓ Proficient root cause analysis skills ✓ Sensitive to cultural idiosyncrasies ✓ Good computer skills ✓ Strong attention to detail and meeting deadlines ✓ Skilled at multi-tasking tasks/projects 2. Requirements: ✓ 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 fairly independently and handles various issues of high complexity. ✓ Self-motivated, energetic, confident, thoughtful and respectful 3. Minimum educational level: B.A./B.S. preferred in a related or comparable field 4. Minimum experience: ✓ At least 3 years working in CSR field ✓ At least 1 year experience in training delivery ✓ 1-2 years’ experience working with labor and environmental law and/or compliance preferred ✓ 1- 2 years’ experience in a legal, accounting, retail, or human rights environment ✓ 1-2 years in project management 5. Physical Requirements:Ability to travel (20%-75%) of time 6. Key Skills and Competencies: Leadership: ✓ Takes risks and implements ideas in discussion with supervisor or leadership ✓ Ethics & Value ✓ Self-Development ✓ Approachability ✓ Creativity ✓ Adaptation on changes Decision Making & Accountability: ✓ Accountable for own individual outputs and providing input into local decisions ✓ Makes own decisions based on experience or analysis of data and information ✓ Demonstrated proficiency ✓ Time Management ✓ Informing✓ Action Oriented Interpersonal skills: ✓ Requires effective interpersonal skills ✓ Customer Focus ✓ Communication Skills ✓ Presentation Skills ✓ Negotiation Skills ✓ Influencing Skills Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Gap, Inc. Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
OVERVIEW The VP, Field Operations, is accountable for the successful implementation of sustainability and foundation team strategies in the “field”, including assessment & remediation programs, environmental programs, and P.A.C.E.  The VP will lead the field organization which is made up of employees across the globe, including South Asia, SE Asia, China and the Americas.   The VP is tasked with building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders including internal business partners in Gap Inc’s supply chain, Government authorities, NGO partners and factor/mill vendors. The role is the senior level “conduit” to the Sustainability and Foundation leadership team – informing them of opportunities, successes and actions to be taken in their programs based on the knowledge the VP brings from the field.  COMPETENCIES Drives Results Accountability Change Leadership     Collaboration & Influencing ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP The VP will lead a team of multi-level professionals based in multiple countries. The VP is a member of the Sustainability and Foundation Leadership Team and represents Gap Inc’s Social Responsibility strategy as it is executed globally. This role is the primary contact with category leadership in Sourcing teams, representing Sustainability function. This role partners with the SVP of Sustainability & Foundation to develop Gap Inc’s Assessment and Remediation strategy; the role partners with content owners on the Foundation and Innovation team to develop Gap Inc’s strategies on women, youth and environment, with focus on how it is executed globally. This role is based in Hong Kong KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership: Lead multi-country team in execution of Gap Inc Sustainability and Foundation programs Represent Gap Inc’s Social Responsibility strategy and programs to Gap Inc leaders in the field, Government officials, NGOs, factory/mill leaders and all other stakeholders Develop and maintain key strategic partnerships in market with stakeholders, including sourcing teams Program Development: Be the channel for sustainability trends in market – develop “feedback” loop with other members of leadership team to ensure voice of field is part of the development of strategies Own local partnerships with field stakeholders including NGOs, Government partners and mills/factory owner Develop the assessment & remediation protocol and ensure field teams understand and can execute  Program Implementation: Accountable for field execution of all sustainability and foundation programs Lead the development of implementation plans for Sustainability and Foundation programs including Women, Water, Environment, PACE, and Foundation Responsible for the management assessment and remediation strategies and execution of action plans Assist in the localization of program collateral to ensure relevancy for audiences Own quality control of programs in field Accountable for successful execution of programs in accordance to established methodologies, commitments, licenses Ensure strategy is represented appropriately in all program materials Analytics: Execute methodology to observe program execution and to report metrics for stakeholders Own monitoring and control of programs to ensure compliance to Gap Inc Sustainability standards KEY EXPERIENCES Knowledge, skills & abilities: Proven track record driving strategies in a global organization Think strategically, conceptually and decisively. Formulate strategies and shorter-term tactical plans that are cost-effective, efficient and realistic. Demonstrate strong management skills. Defend and effectively sell a point of view to both peers and upper management. Analyze a problem skillfully, formulate a logical rationale for the decision and take action. Be aware of the impact and implications of decisions on other components of the organization. Support smart risk taking. Display managerial courage. Adapt easily to diverse audiences and environments. Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals. Accurately assess employee strengths and developmental needs. Direct subordinates effectively towards the accomplishment of tasks and goals. Delegate responsibility and decision-making appropriately to other personnel. Be open-minded to and tolerant of others' opinions. Physical Requirements: Ability to travel domestically and Globally approximately 25% of year Minimum experience: Experience as a VP Field or equivalent. 10 years of retail experience. 5-7 years of management/leadership experience in a complex, matrixed organization. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Gap, Inc. Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
Overview The Analyst of Data Insights for Gap Inc. will be responsible for conducting data analysis, administration of data systems, and managing data processes for the Global Sustainability and Gap Foundation departments. This position will leverage data from company and external databases to inform and track the progress of company sustainability programs.  The analyst will deliver reports, dashboards and insights that accurately assess the social, environmental, and business impacts of these programs.  This role will also liaise with Global Supply Chain and IT teams to facilitate greater integration of sustainability into operational processes, data systems, and decision making. Key Responsibilities  Manage data, conduct analysis and deliver insights that meet internal and external reporting requirements. Partner with Data Insights team members to maintain and provide training on Global Sustainability systems to Global Sustainability and Foundation field-based teams, partners, and supply chain vendors. Prioritize and monitor select data inputs for timely and accurate completion of analysis projects Liaise with Hong Kong based sourcing and IT teams to enable sustainability program integration within existing systems Create standard operating procedures (SOPs) and identify automation opportunities for existing slate of Excel and PowerPoint based reports. Manage data operations and validation of key sustainable product initiatives Develop/maintain expertise in corporate responsibility (CR) data trends, staying abreast of developments and identifying future risks and opportunities that will influence Global Sustainability’s data strategy. Key Experiences Systems knowledge (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau, Chartio, Smartsheets) and familiarity with relational databases. Strong software knowledge of MS Access, Word, and Excel. Experience with automating data collection and management Passion for human rights and environmental issues. Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills Enthusiasm and aptitude for insights-driven quantitative analysis. Experience in data mining and analysis techniques. Ability to analyze large data sets, derive relevant insights/interpret trends, and present complex information in an understandable manner. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with business and external partners across time zones. Minimum Education 4-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an analytically-intense field Minimum Experience 2-4 years of work experience, with experience in systems and process management preferable within the supply chain and/or sustainability sector Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com