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Loss Prevention Director

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Fast Retailing Group

UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen for the 2013 fiscal year ending August 31, 2013 (US $11.62 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2013 rate of $1 = 98.36 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.


UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 1,200 stores in 14 markets worldwide including Japan, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition, Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, opened its two first stores in Dhaka in July 2013. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them.


With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit and



Responsible for the management and oversight of all Loss Prevention functions in Uniqlo USA- including inventory accuracy, safety, business continuity, shortage control, investigations, field team leadership, and corporate security. Must be able to demonstrate strong business acumen and a forward-thinking, strategic mindset. Ability to be hands on with driving solutions and delivering results in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

Main Responsibilities


  • Create and implement long-term strategies to reduce loss and minimize potential risk to future issues.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders to drive successful operational execution both domestic and international.
  • Deliver positive & measurable impact on safety, service and quality while continuously providing data-driven recommendations on improvements.
  • Responsible for setting and managing budgets for security related expenses.
  • Assess existing technology, identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations to support innovation and future needs.
  • Reviews, recommends, implements and oversees all policies and procedures, and training relating to the internal and external integrity of the company’s Loss Prevention best practices.
  • Ensures the effective operation and maintenance of the company’s security equipment and devices, stays aware of new developments in the Loss Prevention field.
  • Acts as liaison with local, state and federal law enforcement authorities on all matters pertaining to security and loss prevention.
  • Assures coordination of internal and external resources during emergencies or operational irregularities to assure the protection of people and property.
  • Review, audit and revise delivery procedures at stores and ensures proper inventory accuracy is maintained.
  • Work closely with eCommerce team to safeguard the company from 3rd party chargebacks any other emerging fraud trends
  • Fundamental and working knowledge of current RFID technology and how it is utilized is a must.
  • Identify, recommend, implement and sustain process improvements related to eCommerce fraud analytics and technology.
  • Ensure Loss Prevention team, eCommerce and IT partners have available tools and data needed to minimize company losses from theft, fraud and chargebacks.
  • Support the preparation, take and reconciliation of annual inventory process
  • Work with Store Operations and Logistics to implement operational auditing programs to ensure protection of company assets



  • A minimum of 10 years in a senior management role (Director Level or above) within Loss Prevention, including a minimum of 5 years’ experience in reporting directly to Executive Leadership.
  • Must have experience supporting teams that oversee, store development, construction, and real estate.
  • Must be able to read and review architectural drawing to develop security system installation plans.
  • Must have high proficiency level dealing with and overseeing internal investigations.
  • Must be able to provide leadership and guidance to all levels within the department as it pertains to external theft and Organized Retail Crime.
  • Must have experience with external vendors and have strong negotiating skills with vendors.
  • Experience in safeguarding public events and new store opening. 
  • Experience with inventory management is preferred.
  • Cyber security knowledge is preferred.
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality along with other duties as assigned.


Additional Requirements –

  • Travel 25% within US









As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Fast Retailing does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: New York || New York (US-NY) || United States (US) || Experienced Professional || Corporate || UNIQLO || EX:OUT || UNIQLO ||