The Estee Lauder Companies Presidential Management Associate Program – APAC in Singapore

Presidential Management Associate Program – APAC

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


The Estée Lauder Companies is the global leader in prestige beauty: a well diversified, brand-building powerhouse of unrivaled creativity and innovation. We are a family company, with family values that recognize our people as our most important asset. Every day we live our mission of “Bringing the Best to Everyone We Touch and Being the Best in Everything We Do.” The Estée Lauder Companies is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. Headquartered in New York City and publicly traded under the ticker symbol EL, the Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories. In fiscal 17, net sales were $11.8 billion. The company employs approximately 46,000 full-time employees worldwide.


We are brand builders and entrepreneurial thinkers. Our diverse and distinguished portfolio of more than 30 brands includes some of the most recognized prestige beauty brands in the world. The brands under The Estée Lauder Companies umbrella include: MAC, La Mer, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone, Bumble and Bumble, and Glam Glow.


We are a “creativity-driven, consumer-inspired” company and use the consumer as our muse to create products she can’t live without.


Our commitment to outstanding corporate citizenship has been an integral part of our success since our Company was founded in 1946.

Position: The Estee Lauder Companies Presidential Management Associate Program

The Estée Lauder Companies is comprised of great brands, great people and great ideas. The Presidential Management Associate Program was designed to provide exposure to the many disciplines within the Organization in a variety of Brands, Regions and Functions. After a series of customized rotations and job assignments, there is job placement that will accelerate career growth. This Program is rooted in the core mission of The Estée Lauder Companies…“ Bringing the best to everyone we touch and being the best in everything we do.”

The Presidential Management Associate Program is an intensive, highly competitive two-year rotation program designed to attract top global business school graduates to pursue an accelerated pathway of career development. The program consists of four 6-month long rotations designed to make the participant well-rounded and knowledgeable in a particular functional area of the business.

Asia Pacific PMA

The Asia Pacific PMA program focuses on developing capabilities based on the business needs and priorities within the APAC regional with different tracks. The APAC PMA may work on different track, for example, General Management track, Marketing Track etc. to develop comprehensive understanding of ELC business or particular area of the business with rotations to different locations including headquarters in New York or regional office in Hong Kong to work on different disciplines such as Marketing, Sales, Strategy, and Finance etc.

Sample Rotations (General Management Track):

  • Hong Kong Affiliate -- Skincare Sales/ Origins

  • Hong Kong APAC Regional Office – APAC Strategy

  • Hong Kong Affiliate – Marketing/ Estee Lauder

  • New York Headquarter–Consumer Engagement / Clinique

Asia Pacific PMA - China

The Asia Pacific China PMA program focuses on developing capabilities based on the business needs and priorities within the Chinese affiliate. The PMA will rotate to different locations, including headquarters in New York or Regional office in Hong Kong, with the focus in China market to gain the global strategic insights & exposure to regional & local marketing inside one of ELC’s brand with a top focus on China.

Sample Rotations:

  • Hong Kong APAC Regional Office - Estée Lauder Marketing

  • Hong Kong APAC Regional Office – APAC Strategy

  • China Affiliate – Estée Lauder Sales

  • China Affiliate – Estée Lauder Consumer engagement

Global Supply Chain PMA

During the course of the two year rotational program, the GSC PMA will participate in four 3-6 month rotations in specific areas of Global Supply Chain to include manufacturing, planning, sourcing, and distribution. The PMA will gain exposure to strategic sourcing, tactical purchasing, logistics/traffic management, supplier quality, global planning, and production scheduling

Sample Rotations:

  • Procurement

  • Materials Management

  • Manufacturing

  • Distribution/Logistics

How the PMA Program Helps Participants Succeed

Support from Leaders

  • A one-on-one relationship with the Program Executive Director to ensure a quality experience from recruiting through hiring, rotation assignments and placement

  • A rotation manager to work under who will provide guidance and sponsorship

  • A member from Senior Leadership and a past PMA participant who will serve as a mentor

  • Informal and formal feedback

Developmental Programs

  • Welcome and Integration Program/Corporate Emersion

  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Leadership Institute

  • Key capability building programs

  • “Lunch and Learns” with Senior Executives from across the Company

Placement at End

Permanent Placement at the end of the Program based on existing business needs the participant’s evaluations, rate of development, contribution, and previous work experience.


MBA degree. Minimum 5 years’ work experience with a demonstrated record of achievement. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, motivate and influence others. Strong change management and business acumen skills.

  • Please specify if you have any restriction to work in any country in your cover letter.


Job: Strategy / Business Development

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Singapore

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 180555