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Central Group consists of a variety of diverse investments in various industries domestically and internationally. Each of which has become a leader in retail, property development, brand management, hospitality, and food & beverage sectors, and last but not least,  digital lifestyle.

We aim at being in the center of peoples’ lives according to their own needs and lifestyle. We connect every generations together by designing products and services to fulfill the wishes of today’s society as well as creating new concepts to support future developments.

 

MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

As a Management Associate, you will be assigned given an opportunity to rotate work through several teams across different functions and a variety of people with a different professional area during this 2-year program. This will enhance and accelerate your ability to be ready for our future leaders.

We are offering 7 specialty tracks including Retail, Brand Management, E-commerce, Property, Food & Beverage Management, Human Capital and Data-driven Customer Strategy for you to choose based on your interest! So that we can find a perfect match for what you truly desire and deserve.

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RETAIL

Retail & Brands are Central Group’s most significant business. Covering both Asia and Europe, it features dominant brands and modern retail systems.

Retail & Brands categories:

Fashion: Department stores, lifestyle centers, lifestyle & fashion brands

Hardline: Home décor & construction, electronics, office supplies, books & stationery

Food Retail: Hypermarkets and convenience stores

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BRAND MANAGEMENT

Our international fashion and beauty distribution business, operating over 40 brands through retail sales counters located in major department stores and other retail outlets as well as standalone brand shops and wholesaling.  Guess, Topshop, Polo Ralph Lauren, Clarins, Aesop, Lee, and Wrangler are among the third-party brands we license or distribute under Central Marketing Group business unit.

Online Shopping

E-COMMERCE

Our online shops are developed as the best-in-class e-commerce platform across our businesses.  We continually evolve the online shopping channels to be responsive in meeting customers’ lifestyles, from personalized shopping to seamless omnichannel interactions via mobile applications and all physical and digital touchpoints.

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PROPERTY

Central Group is a market pioneer in developing Thai retail and commercial properties, and currently holds the largest market share of net leasable area.
Malls & Commercial Properties have evolved with rapidly changing market trends and continue to innovate the retail experience for customers.
Besides retail, Central Group has also developed offices, co-working spaces and residential projects.

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FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT

Central Group has pioneered restaurant chains in Thailand, and operates well-known local, regional, and international food brands such as Mister Donut, KFC, Auntie Anne’s, Pepper Lunch, Chabuton, The Terrace, Yoshinoya, Ootoya, Tenya, Katsuya and Fezt under Central Restaurant Group business unit.

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HUMAN CAPITAL

A business is only as good as its people.  That is why we continually invest in our people, and their satisfaction and happiness.  And, this has grown our business culture across the entire group that thrives on innovation and customer satisfaction.  Because the quality and commitment of our people are  crucial to our future success.  We select those who we feel have the best potential and we develop and reward them accordingly. This, in turn, allows them to responsibly guide their own career and personal development.

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DATA-DRIVEN CUSTOMER STRATEGY

We provide value beyond shopping rewards. We aim to deliver members best-personalized content and truly omnichannel experience at every moment through every touchpoint. While we are also a loyalty solution service providing excellent business tools to leading firms from various industries including banking, food & beverage, entertainment, and lifestyle.
We are the one team of new-generation and multidisciplinary talent, from data-driven marketing, data analytic and insight, artificial intelligence to digital technology, all with consumer-centric at heart.

 
 
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Welcome ! Management Associate
Class of 2021 🥳🥳🎉 🎉

The induction program has successfully arranged through a virtual event with 25 young and fresh Management Associates to extend our warm welcome to you all on becoming part of Central Group and Management Associate Program. We are thrilled to have you here where you will get the opportunity to grow your career and develop cordial relations with our professionals.

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2 YEAR PROGRAM

Experimental learning with real work situation before taking your desired role

ROTATE ACROSS CORE FUNCTIONS TO DISCOVER YOUR BUSINESS SPECIALIZATION

On the job learning which provide you the exponential and diverse experience

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FAST-GROWING PACE

Stretch your potential and create the impact on challenged business project

OPEN WORK ENVIRONMENT WITH HIGH VISIBILITY

Have an opportunity to get exposure to top management and our senior leaders.

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PROGRAM JOURNEY 2021

Apply

Feb - Mar 2021

Screening 

Feb - May 2021

Assessment Day & Final Interview

April -June 2021

Onboarding

1st August 2021

1st October 2021

 
Work Desk

Requirements

Master’s Degree in any discipline

Age not over 28, work experiences 0-3 years

Highly motivated, result-driven and strong interpersonal skills

Fast-learning and comfortable to perform under pressure

Able to work collaboratively within a cross-functional team

Excellent English communication in both written and spoken

 
 

Testimonials

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"It's a pleasure to be part of a 'Management Associate'. The program broadened my perspective through working with experts and management team, leading to be a professional future leader"

GEE
(MA Batch 2020)

“ An opportunity to be entrusted by higher-ups and managements. As a Management Associate, you will get to learn a lot while making great impact along the way.”

NACK
(MA Batch 2020)

“There can be many paths to a career success, yet I believe MA program is one of the shortest. You will be accompanied with lovely CG teammates, seniors and chiefs. Of course, with countless opportunities to be seised by your own choice.”

PORSCHE
(MA Batch 2020)

"The MA program has provided me with many opportunities to learn from talented people with different backgrounds and to expand my skills through a variety of challenging roles which would definitely help me to accelerate my career growth."

PLOY
(MA Batch 2020)