Director, Identity Access Management

Date:  Jul 14, 2024
Job Requisition ID:  1317
Company:  Hanesbrands Inc
Brand:  Corporate

Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27105


HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI) makes everyday apparel that is known and loved by consumers around the world for comfort, quality and value. Among the company’s iconic brands are Hanes, the leading basic apparel brand in the United States; Champion, an innovator at the intersection of lifestyle and athletic apparel; Bonds, which is setting new standards for design and sustainability; Maidenform, America’s number one shapewear brand; and Bali, America’s number one bra brand. HBI employs 48,000 associates in 29 countries and has built a strong reputation for workplace quality and ethical business practices. The company, a longtime leader in sustainability, has set aggressive 2030 goals to improve the lives of people, protect the planet and produce sustainable products. HBI is building on its unmatched strengths to unlock its #FullPotential and deliver long-term growth that benefits all of its stakeholders.


We are seeking an experienced and strategic Director of IAM to oversee the development, implementation, and management of our identity and access management program. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring secure and efficient access to our systems and resources while maintaining compliance and reducing risk.



  • Develop and implement the organization's IAM strategy, policies, and procedures to manage user identities and access privileges.
  • Lead a team of IAM professionals responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining IAM solutions, including identity provisioning, authentication, and authorization systems.
  • Collaborate with IT and business units to define and enforce IAM standards and controls across the organization.
  • Evaluate and select IAM technologies and tools to meet business requirements and security objectives.
  • Define and oversee the implementation of role-based access controls (RBAC) and least privilege principles.
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments of IAM processes and controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Partner with stakeholders to streamline and automate IAM processes to enhance efficiency and user experience.
  • Stay informed about emerging IAM technologies, trends, and best practices to continually improve the organization's IAM capabilities.
  • Provide leadership and guidance on IAM-related projects and initiatives.
  • Maintain, review and lead SailPoint certification of IT  General Controls and SOX controls as assigned.

Minimum Education/ Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with 10+ years relevant work experience including prior management experience; 4+ years of equivalent work experience can be substituted for Bachelor's degree


Preferred Education/ Experience

  • Master's degree with 8+ years relevant work experience


Preferred Certification(s)

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, IAMCP) preferred.


Specific Skills or Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in identity and access management, with a focus on designing and implementing IAM solutions in complex environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of IAM concepts, principles, and technologies (e.g., SSO, MFA, directory services, identity governance).
  • Experience with IAM standards and frameworks (e.g., OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, LDAP).
  • Familiarity with compliance requirements such as GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Subject matter expert knowledge on Identity Management solution landscape and functions including provisioning, federation, role/entitlement reviews, authentication, and access management for the cloud and on premise.
  • Experience with architecture and implementations of IDM solutions
  • Experience with Active Directory (Azure AD & AD) and LDAP knowledge for integration to AD


Job Specific Competencies:

  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with a proven ability to build and lead high-performing IAM teams.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex IAM issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with SAP systems and IDM integrations
  • Experience with IDM workflows including coding/scripting for IDM workflows and provisioning, and the ability to build and maintain complex IDM workflows.


Core Competencies

  • Data Fluency
  • Written/verbal communication and listening
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Results orientation
  • Adaptability


Core Values

  • Play to Win - We expect to win, working together to drive results. We push ourselves to simplify and innovate. When we fail, learn from it.  We will break with the past when necessary to move forward.
  • Act Like Owners - We take action. We build relationships across functions so we can see the company holistically and seek out opportunities for improvement.  We’re willing to sacrifice in one area if that leads to our overall success.
  • Do What’s Right - We behave ethically. We are transparent. We share information about the factors influencing our actions. Our behavior aligns with our values. Our products make the world a better place.
  • Create Opportunity for All - With success comes opportunity.  Everyone is respected and included.  We provide opportunities for all associates to reach their Full Potential.


This position requires full COVID-19 vaccination. Applicants may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons by contacting


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:  

Telephone: 877.999.5553


Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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