Product Management Strategy & Project Manager in San Francisco, CA

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Retail & Consumer Goods   •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

The Product Management is chartered to build a center of excellence in product management to drive profitable sales growth for the enterprise.

The Sr Manager of Product Management Strategy & Project Manager is a critical role within the team, positioned to drive short and long term strategic efforts in partnership with our team leaders. This strategic work will include building a strong foundation of standardized processes/tools, supporting the strategy for optimizing the processes for the team post separation, driving the internal and external communication needs for the team, and unlocking the value of priority opportunities identified by the team.

This position will support and partner closely with the DIR of Product management strategy. Core focus will be around


Supporting short and long-range planning process

Separation activities affecting the Pdm org and their deliverables

Special projects anchored on maximizing the effectiveness of the Pdm org as a whole

Process improvements and standardization.

Through the development and orchestration of process & work flow improvements, this role will help to streamline the workflow (examples: Pdm onboarding, roadmapping, process with x-functional partners)

Continuously identify ways to improve the team's operational work flow and drive process improvements.

Communication efforts centered on highlighting successes from the individual and team, both internally and externally

Provide critical observations to Sr. Leadership for process improvement and efficiencies

Provide support to cross-functional workstreams

Manage workplan and track completion of expected deliverables; escalate risks to delivery to teams to resolve.

Manage the product management engagement and communication strategy (internal and external). Develop materials in support of the team, including organizational announcements, newsletters, and web articles. Identifies and drives opportunities to socialize internal wins.

Effectively collaborate with teams to execute and drive change.

Synthesize findings, presentations and communicate recommendations to senior management

Utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify process improvement

opportunities, articulate key issues, develop conclusions and create implementation plans with the leaders

Support strategic work on designing the evolution and future state Product Management.

Support a large portfolio of projects creating status reports and tying back to the GapTech portfolio

Supporting the LRP and annual capital planning processes

Support separation activities as needed


Bachelor's degreeplus 8+ years of work experience in the following areas: project management, managementconsulting, operations, or related field.

Strong problem-solving skills with ability to driveinsight from data.

Planning & Priority Setting: Demonstrate anability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet andexceed goals

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, toprioritize, and adapt to a changing environment.

Able to build constructive and effective relationshipswith a broad and diverse group of business partners

Ability to learn quickly and drive for results.

Detail oriented with strong organizational andcoordination skills.

Ability to build and influence leadership

Ability to synthesize multiple points of information,provide insights and make recommendations to leaders

Excellent written, oral, and storytelling communicationskills.

Strong critical thinking and business curiosity.

Ability to work within ambiguity

Self-directed with the ability to work autonomously andas part of a team.

Strong sense of accountability and ownership.

Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficient in Excel,Access, Word, and PowerPoint, office 365, have an aptitude to learn newtechnology quickly

Experience in retail (a plus).

BENEFITS AT GAPMerchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, 30% off at Gap Outlet, and the ability to purchase discounted merchandise during international travel at Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix and Old Navy.

Pension schemes available, depending on role.

Market-leading private medical healthcare and well-being programme.*

Voluntary medical cash plan open to all employees.

Performance-related discretionary bonuses.*

Access to our Employee Support Programme for overall well-being.