The first Uniqlo store opened in 1984 in Japan. Uniqlo now has more than 1900 stores and worldwide operations, including the U.
K., China, Hong Kong, South Korea, the United States, France, Singapore, Russia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany, Australia and Canada.
Part of the Fast Retailing group, Uniqlo is truly determined to achieve the goals in the group's mission statement : "Changing clothes.
to become the number 1 clothes retailer in the world by 2020! We truly believe that this dream can be achieved through providing the best customer service experience on the high street.
To do this we need the very best people to join us and be part of making that dream a reality! If you believe you can make this happen then we would like to hear from you.
Previous experience is not required, however the desire to achieve the very best in customer service and to continuously work at the very highest level is essential!UNIQLO Graduate ProgrammeWe know how to grow people fast to expand their horizons!Last year, across the 24 markets in which we operate around the world, over 1000 recent graduates joined the UNIQLO Management Candidate programme.
This globally coordinated scheme was launched in 2000 to grow future retail business leaders. Today, hundreds of our leaders from Senior Managers to Executive level across functions are former graduates like you who started their journey on the UMC programme.What will you be doing?
You supervise and manage the performance of a small team and an area of the shop-floor.
You are responsible for maximizing sales and profit, buying inventory for the store and managing and developing your team.
Your success matters, so Throughout the 12-month UMC scheme, you will receive professional training at our head offices on topics ranging from company culture to store layout, buying, P&L, people management, and more.
Your store manager and trainers will monitor your individual performance through weekly evaluation and feedback-action plan sessions.
You will gain exposure to senior leadership and get the opportunities to share your ideas of how to further accelerate our business and drive positive change in local communities during store walk-throughs, country strategy sessions and company conventions.
12 months to undertake several roles and involve yourself in various fields of expertise will go-by in a flash. These learnings will be the foundation of your exciting future at UNIQLO!How far can you go?
Joining the UMC programme offers so much more than the simplistic preconceived view of what it takes to work in retail.You are becoming a key player in the success story of one of the top 3 apparel groups in the world.
Our size and expansion mean that your career opportunities are as diverse as your own aspirations, hard work and abilities.
Our quarterly evaluation and bi-annual promotion rounds are here to ensure we understand your dream and work together on how to get you there over time.
these have proved to provide powerful opportunities to allow you to confront and resolve challenges with a new set of customers, stakeholders and team members.
Former UMCs in Europe have gone on to undertake a variety of roles, such as managing our flagship stores, opening in new geographies / markets, or heading-up HQ departments.
We are the fastest growing amongst the top 3 apparel retailers in the world. What will you be?