Req ID:  6054
Location: 

Hong Kong, China

Date:  8 Feb 2024

Management Trainee (Retail)

Management Trainee (Retail)

A World of Possibilities with DFS 

 

Working with DFS means journeying into a world of possibilities unlike anywhere else, a world where you can pilot your career to exciting locations and new heights.  
 
At DFS, a proud member of the global LVMH family, your aspirations for career and personal growth are made possible alongside the world’s most incredible collection of luxury brands and an ever-growing footprint spanning many of the world’s most visited airports and downtown locations.  
 
As we craft and curate new brands and new locations, the stage is set for like-minded people to join us and grow with us. A stage where your passion for luxury, travel, and retail can combine to help you and us forge long-lasting relationships that will write the next chapter in the DFS story. 
 
As a leading Luxury Travel Retailer, DFS’s Graduate Development Program provides an unparalleled opportunity for young talents to grow and develop their leadership skills through personalized, experiential training under the expert guidance of function managers, coaches & mentors throughout DFS. 

 

The Program 

 

The unique aspect of the DFS Graduate Development Program is the rotational nature where Management Trainees are given the opportunity to gain diverse exposure and developing them to be a versatile and agile leader in our company, different selected tracks – Retail Operations, Merchandising & Planning, Marketing, Finance and Technology.

In the Marketing track, during these 18 months of rotations, key skills are established and will anchor Management Trainees in their Marketing Management career.

  • Guaranteed focused training and exposure in selected track & HK corporate HQ
    • Merchandising
    • Marketing
    • Retail Operation 
  • Store attachment to understand fundamental DFS business & relationship with store
  • Assigned with departmental responsibilities including special assignments and projects
  • Hands-on exposure to an extensive range of business functions and categories. 
  • Groomed to assume a leadership role with global placement opportunities

 

What’s in it for you?

 

With a comprehensive understanding of DFS, unforgettable learning experiences and sharpened business mindset and know-how 

  • Graduate into management position 
  • International rotations cross- functions
  • Connect with Senior Leadership Team with extensive LVMH network 
  • Track Specific on-job training for global projects 
  • 1on1 Mentorship and Buddies Program 
  • Comprehensive e-campus training module
  • Multinational, dynamic and diversified team
  • Competitive benefits and potential mobility opportunities 
  • Vibrant Office with hybrid work arrangements

Who would be a fit? 

 

This opens the door for talented undergraduates or graduates in Business Management or related discipline with less than three years' working experience with excellent academic results with below competencies are welcome to join our 2024 Intake.

  • With great passion and business acumen for the luxury travel retail industry 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and any second language would be a plus
  • Proficient Excel skills, sensitive to numbers and data centric
  • Adapting & Coping – with resilience to manage ambiguity and complexity 
  • Creating and Conceptualizing – bring in innovative ideas and high level of creativity 
  • Organising & executing – sophisticates in time management and attention to details
  • Enterprising & performing – with an entrepreneurial mindset with ability to learn on the fly 
  • Leading and Deciding – confident, collaborate and empower people  
  • Supporting & Cooperating – be a true team player and able to work in a cross-team setting
  • Interacting & Presenting – robust interpersonal skills to working in a multicultural environment 
  • Analysing & Interpreting – being persuasive and analytical to influence situation
  • Open to relocate internationally

    Please complete the online application form and submit your full CV highlighting your experience and achievements, transcripts, public exam results and indicate availability.

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.