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Emirati Graduate Programme


We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of luxury beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle Eastern expertise and intimate knowledge of the luxury industry to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over 60 years.


As we continue to grow, it is our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.


The Chalhoub Group Emirati Graduate Program

For over five decades, the Chalhoub Group has had a great influence on building luxury brands in the regions, and believes it has the responsibility to positively impact the communities in which it operates in.

Our Emirati Graduate Programme is designed to help create and shape our future leaders by fostering and developing your talent. You will be provided with all the tools required for your personal and professional development by undertaking a journey in the world of luxury retail.


How the program works 

The Emirati Graduate Program, is an 18 months development journey, with a very hands on experience. You will go through 3 different rotations, 6 months each, to help maximize your learning, and exposure, while experience different areas of the business and fast track your development.

We have five key development streams that our program operates in:

1.       Corporate Services – Corporate Services is the backbone of our business. Made up of experts in everything from HR, IT, Logistics, Finance and Accounting, the team supports the day-to-day running of our business while shaping the long-term future of the Chalhoub Group. Working here, right at the heart of our organisation, will give you exposure to a huge range of projects and business units - allowing you to make a real contribution to our strategic growth.

2.       Digital & E-Commerce - Chalhoub Group is on an exciting transformation journey. The aim? Become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere. As a digital innovator, with talents in either technology, design, ecommerce or data, your work will challenge the status quo in luxury retail.

3.       Beauty - We work with some of the world’s most high-end luxury brands across perfumes and cosmetics to bring luxury to the fingertips of our customers.
Whether we’re introducing the latest fragrance to the market or promoting a new, innovative eyeshadow, we use our expertise to innovate beauty retail and distribution. across the region.  

4.       Fashion – We are a leading player in the world of fashion, partnering with some of the finest brands in the world to reach admiring consumers across the Middle East. We have a team of experts continuously developing their knowledge and skills in each of the fashion categories we operate in: women, men, children, accessories, footwear, lingerie and swimwear.

5.      Ventures - With over 60 years’ experience of the region, we identified gaps and opportunities to create innovative concepts across the Middle East. We operate travel retail services through management of Duty Free shops or concessions, we also have our own luxury department stores such as Level Shoes, Level Kids and Tryano, we collaborate with international brands within the luxury writing instruments and watch industry, and manage concept restaurants in the region.


Learning and development

During the program, you will experience many structured learning and development initiatives. These initiatives will include mentoring and coaching from current Chalhoub Group colleagues, functional training specific to the stream you are in and business fundamental training such as presentation skills, project management, problem solving and decision making.


After the Program

Upon completion of the graduate program, you will be integrated into a permanent role based on your best fit and aspirations.


However, once the program has ended, your development journey does not end there. True to our commitment to excellence, the Group prioritizes our peoples professional development throughout their career with us.  


The ideal candidate will:

·         Have a learning mind-set and be inquisitive

·         Committed to build long-term career and constantly progress 

·         Demonstrate and share knowledge, skills and abilities to perform at the top level

·         Have the willingness to work with multi-cultural and diverse teams 


What we can offer you

·         You will receive on the job development and exposure in your specific stream

·         You will experience different areas of your stream through the 3 rotations

·         You will receive formal functional and development learning throughout the program

·         You will meet with our current leaders on a regular basis and learn from them

·         You will be part of a graduate community, share experiences and benefit from peer networking

·         You will be supported throughout the program from our program leaders, stream leaders and line manage

Who can apply:

·         Emirati Nationals Only: Applicants must have a valid Emirati passport along with the Family Book (Khulasat Al-Qaid)

·         Fresh graduates with a Bachelor Degree in same or similar development stream from an accredited institution. Graduated within last 2 years

·         Academic Performance: GPA not less than 3.00 (proof of marks) 

·         Age must be 21 to 26 years old.




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