Senior Manager - Creative, HQ Talent Acquisition

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. Today, customers can find fabulous fashion at affordable prices online and in one of our 1,000+ stores globally. Old Navy celebrates a workplace that's just as diverse as our customers. Fun, fashion, family and value are at the heart of everything we do. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.

Old Navy - a brand for everyone a place for you!

OVERVIEW

As a Senior Manager, HQ Talent Acquisition you are doing more than just filling jobs. This position will lead Creative Talent Acquisition for Old Navy, one of the largest apparel brands in the world. The Senior Manager, will engage with business partners to identify, develop, and employ strategies that build teams and organizations. A champion of both the business and talent, Talent Acquisition, works in close partnership with the HR Generalist, Talent Management and Communications teams, to ensure that our candidates and employees have the coolest end to end experience in retail. The Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition is responsible for leading others in sourcing, assessing, selecting and partnering with the business to attract and hire the right talent at the right time. The Senior Manager and team will find talent that no one else can and are able to do this through the relationships they build, and with creative and innovative sourcing techniques.

COMPETENCIES

  • Strategic Orientation
  • Drives Results
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration & Influencing


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Delivers a diverse candidate slate to each hiring manager according to his/her needs, as well as the needs of the brand as a whole.
  • Conduct regular business partner meetings to educate on recruiting best practices, market data, including execution on recruiting processes and tools.
  • Responsible for conducting business in a consultative manner through influencing and sharing a point of view and using a creative approach to drive results.
  • Collaborates across the Old Navy Talent Acquisition team to support process improvements and sharing the best practices to meet the local needs of recruiting.
  • Develops educational resources and tools that will build the Talent Acquisition team's and Hiring Manager's capabilities as it relates to talent pipeline.
  • Creates innovative approaches in attracting talent through new ways of recruiting.
  • Lead, manage and mentor junior team members.

KEY EXPERIENCES
  • 7+ years of full life-cycle recruiting + sourcing experience
  • 2+ years' experience leading other recruiters
  • Demonstrated expertise in advanced sourcing, exceptionally strong networking skills, candidate research and cold calling experience
  • Deep network and understanding of the Global Retail Marketplace related to the Apparel + Product Industry.
  • Strong problem solving by proactively driving results and being solution oriented
  • Demonstrated decision making through global thinking by balancing individual responsibility while considering the business needs and goals.
  • Ability to manage customer relationships, provide strong customer service skills and work in a team environment
  • Apparel Design recruiting experience preferred

KEY BENEFITS:
  • 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.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • 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 in the workplace in 2016.


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