Posted on: November 19, 2018 | Job#: 245247

Rotational Leadership Development Program - US

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

About Gap Inc.’s Global Supply Chain & Product Operations

From cotton to customer, our Global Supply Chain and Product Operations organization is comprised of thousands of employees who source, make, and deliver Gap Inc.’s iconic American style.

Our five brands – Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta, and Intermix– retail in more than 90 countries across multiple channels including online, stores, outlet and franchise.

As consumers continue to reinvent the interaction between customer and brand, Gap Inc. is transforming the way we bring product to market to better serve our technology-savvy, product obsessed, value conscious global customer base.

From innovating at the component level with our factory and mill partners to driving new technological capabilities in merchandise and inventory planning, and developing a fast, flexible logistics and fulfillment network, Global Supply Chain and Product Operations is the heartbeat of Gap Inc.’s enterprise-wide evolution.

General Summary

Based in our San Francisco and Asia headquarters, the Leadership Development Program exposes you to the core departments of our Global Supply Chain Organization.

With each rotation, you will gain exclusive access to senior leadership, valuable training and resources.

Here are just a few of the program highlights:

Foundational Knowledge of the Retail Industry and Gap Inc.:

During your rotations, you’ll gain knowledge across the company and exposure to all 5 of our brands.

Your assignments will take you through all areas of the Global Supply Chain team to help you discover what fits you best.

Areas included are:

1. Global Sourcing – This team relentlessly source from the global market and work with suppliers to help us develop our designs into end-products through a process that meet our target cost, quality standards, delivery time while driving value and innovation.

2. Strategy & Product Operations – Manages our long range visions and goals, including our responsive supply chain capabilities designed to leverage customer insight and provide flexibility to better match our inventory to customer demand.

3. Strategic Sourcing (Procurement) –

Partners with our brands and corporate functions

across the globe, to continuously

drive value

across a variety of


categories including

Licensing, 3rd Party and Trim


4. Global Logistics – This team is responsible for transporting merchandise from global vendors to our distribution centers and ultimately to our stores.

Leadership Development Training:

This program is geared towards hiring, training and promoting the future leaders of our business.

Through hands-on experience, presentations and customized curriculum, you will develop end-to-end knowledge in all areas of Global Supply Chain and build an extensive internal network.

The knowledge and business insight gained while in the program will position you to launch a robust career at Gap Inc. After successfully completing the program, you will be placed in a permanent full-time role within Global Supply Chain.

Are you interested in being a part of this amazing experience? We are looking for candidates who are flexible enough to adapt as our business changes. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Who you are

“The Perfect Fit”

Raw Materials (Requirements):


MBA/Masters of Engineering/Supply ChainManagement degree


Bachelor’s degree in STEM and/or analyticalbackground (i.e. Engineering (Manufacturing, Industrial, Textile, Mechanical),Math, Applied Math)


Minimum of 3 years in relevant field


Able and open to relocate within and outside theUS for temporary assignments while in the program


Unleashes creativity by actively seeking newexperiences, information, and knowledge while challenging the status quo


Makes sense of a vast range of information frommultiple sources to conceptualize, drive creativity, and problem solve


Engages hearts and minds to deliver sharedobjectives and mutual benefits; creates joy and energy from sincerelyconnecting with others and understanding them at a deeper level; embodies honestyand authenticity in every interaction.


Exhibits a willingness to commit to a challengeand take on high-risk opportunities with tenacity


Effectively communicates and works with peers,partners, and others not in the line of command; builds relationships andcreates an environment wherein people who wouldn’t naturally work together cando so for the good of the enterprise

Trims (Other Qualifications):


Has a global perspective and thinks long-termand beyond one’s own area


Creates and advances ways of achieving resultsin new or difficult situations either by appropriating additional resourcesfrom those that wouldn't normally provide them, or by doing more with less


Understands our customers, the competitors,industry and the regulatory environments and how they influence each other


Creates a mindset of courageous new thinkingthat uncovers new possibilities


Exceptional communication and interpersonalskills, including executive presence and awareness

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • 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 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. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.


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