Retail Management Placement Scheme

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
Central/West End
Town :
LONDON
Category :
Retail
Contract type :
Fixed-term
Availability :
Full time
Salary :
£21,500 per annum, +15% bonus potential
Years experience :
Student
Starting date :
August 2018
Job reference n° :
UQORMP

Company description

UNIQLO is a modern Japanese company that inspires the world to dress casually.

UNIQLO has enjoyed strong growth by offering high-quality casual wear at reasonable prices based on its SPA (Specialty Store Retailer of Private Label Apparel) business model, which spans product design, manufacture, distribution and retail.

The first UNIQLO store opened in 1984 in Japan. UNIQLO now has more than 1900 stores and worldwide operations. Part of the Fast Retailing group, UNIQLO is truly determined to achieve the goals in the group's mission statement: "Changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom, change the world”.

Our goal is to provide the best customer 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, we want to hear from you!

Job description

We are excited to announce that we are introducing a Retail Management Placement scheme here in the UK.

The Retail Management Placement (RMP) scheme is a 12 month programme, with a goal to training our people in becoming Store Supervisors. The programme will begin by teaching you shop floor basics, progressing quickly to learning how to be successful people managers. After completing the programme, you will have the opportunity to continue working in stores alongside your studies. After graduating, you can then apply for a permanent Supervisor role.

We have 11 stores in London and Oxford. You will be based in one store for the duration of the programme.

Profile

What are we looking for?
 
UNIQLO is on an exciting journey as we expand our retail and online business over the next few years. We are looking for people with a start-up mind-set, a hands-on approach, and a strong passion for retail. 
 
If you are ambitious, have excellent communication skills and determined to succeed, we have a lot to offer you. UNIQLO is committed to customer service, so experience in this space will put you at a distinct advantage.
 
In return, we offer:
 
  • Competitive retail management training, delivered both by our in-house Learning and Development team and on the shop floor
  • Lots of responsibility early in your career – you will learn the fundamentals of business leadership
  • The opportunity to contribute to an international and growing business
  • 30% staff discount for you on UNIQLO products and all other Fast Retailing brands
  • A basic salary of £21,500 per annum, plus 15% bonus potential
  • The opportunity to apply for a permanent position after completing your studies, including international job opportunities (Europe and worldwide)In return, we offer:
     
  • Competitive retail management training, delivered both by our in-house Learning and Development team and on the shop floor
  • Lots of responsibility early in your career – you will learn the fundamentals of business leadership
  • The opportunity to contribute to an international and growing business
  • 30% staff discount for you on UNIQLO products and all other Fast Retailing brands
  • A basic salary of £21,000 per annum, plus 15% bonus potential
  • The opportunity to apply for a permanent position after completing your studies, including international job opportunities (Europe and worldwide)
  • This programme is open to candidates who are currently studying for an undergradudate degree at University and require a year's work placement as part of their degree. The programme will begin in the summer of 2018.