Posted on: January 29, 2019 | Job#: 268546

Analyst, Product Operations

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


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About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer’s spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what’s next. 

About the role

The Analyst of Product Operations will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Banana Republic & Banana Republic Factory Store organizations by supporting cross-functional projects that have strong ties to both product development and inventory management capabilities. To continuously improve our core product-to-market process, this role will be responsible for creating new tools and sustaining existing reports that enable the business to optimize how we use our creative, operational and financial resources.

This position requires a strong understanding of the systems and tools behind our product life cycle, and an innate curiosity to mine and display data that will be used to drive cross-functional behavioral change. Must have the ability to synthesize data, communicate persuasively, and effectively leverage relationships with individuals and teams at various levels. Familiarity with the product creation process including knowledge of the functional responsibilities for design, product development, merchandising and IM is a plus. The Analyst will also partner with supply chain, GapTech, and international sourcing offices to improve visibility and reporting associated to key product development metrics.

Product Creation Operations

Create, maintain, syndicate and analyze reporting in support of:

What you'll do

  • weekly, monthly and seasonal visibility to key development metrics including raw material, prototype and sampling development ratios.
  • fabric platforming adoption rates and progress against targets.
  • responsive capability adoption rates and progress against targets.
  • buy readiness analytics and seasonal open issue tracking.
  • sustainability analytics.
  • brand fabric liability dashboard.

Product Creation Technical Operations

  • For new tools, partner with Change Management Team to support project deployment including transition of projects and resources to Product Ops team

  • For existing tools, support ongoing brand training for BR/BRFS, leveraging best practices within and across brands

Who you are

  • Strong analytical capability, with strength in mining and displaying data

  • Experience in tool building preferred

  • Familiar with design/product development, merchandising, production and/or inventory management, or Supply Chain Management concepts

  • Solid interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, to prioritize, and adapt to a changing environment

  • Excellent project management skills; detail oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Minimum Educational Level/Experience:

  • BA/BS degree minimum
  • 3+ years in data analysis, product development, supply chain, retail strategy and/or consulting
  • Highly experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams); Data visualization experience preferred. PLM, PowerBI, PETE, Nova, SQL familiarity preferred.

Benefits at Banana Republic

  • 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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