Job Title: UNIQLO Manager Candidate (UMC)
Location(s): Montreal (Primary) / Canada
Reporting to: Store Manager
Key Contacts Internal: Store Management Team, Store Support Functions and Store Associates
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co. (FR), a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under five brands: GU, Theory, COMPTOIR DES COTONNIERS, PRINCESSE TAM.TAM, J Brand, and UNIQLO. FR is the world’s third largest apparel retail company and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.
At UNIQLO, we are committed to providing our employees with enriching and challenging opportunities where achievements and personal growth are acknowledged and rewarded. We are dedicated to offering our employees training, performance based increases, and unlimited growth opportunities. If you are an ambitious, hard-working individual who welcomes new challenges, have a drive for success, and embrace the responsibility of leadership—then you belong at UNIQLO!
UNIQLO Manager Candidate (UMC)
As a UNIQLO Manager Candidate (UMC), you will be prepared to take on many roles as an innovator, a talent developer, a problem solver, and above all, a global business leader. As part of this program, you will join a group of passionate peers from around the world and undertake an intensive training program designed to build the skills and experiences necessary to run a business generating millions in sales.
Keeping high standards of customer service in the store to maintain and reflect UNIQLO’s values, mission and vision
Generating ideas on how to sell products and boost sales
Supervising, monitoring and developing a team to ensure retention and high motivation
Managing inventory levels and proposing solutions that best benefit the company
Forming up an ideal shop floor, creating effective visual merchandise layouts in accordance with company standards and merchandising requirements
Desired Skills and Experience:
A passion for people and customer service
Completion of University or College degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred
2-3 years of customer service, administrative or related experience is an asset
Previous managerial experience is an advantage
Excellent communication skills with an ability to lead, train and develop a team
Ability to communicate in English and French required
Must have strong work ethics, team mentality and an adaptable personality
Have an open and analytical mindset to drive innovative processes, while being able to think on your feet and problem solve in an efficient manner
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business/store, which includes evenings and weekends
Flexibility to relocate to various locations within Canada over the course of your career
Successful candidates from the Montreal area will be relocated to Toronto for a 6 Month training period and returned back to Montreal.
UNIQLO Canada is an equal opportunity employer. UNIQLO Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and accommodates person with disabilities. Candidates that are selected for interviews should advise us if they require accommodation.