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Supporting dynamic, cross-functional and cross-border careers

At Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, we believe that a strong career development approach fosters long-term engagement and ensures performance by developing agility, individual expertise and collective know-how. This is why we encourage continuous learning, moving to a higher level of responsibilities, making career changes within the Group or taking on new challenges beyond one’s day-to-day scope.

Unlocking opportunities in Continental Europe

Internal mobility is driven by concrete achievements, progress and commitment to excellence, at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield. It provides opportunities to get involved in Group projects and initiatives outside of one’s business scope, such as the Innovation Champion Graduate Programme, as well as opportunities for increased responsibilities or cross-functional experiences through internal mobility.

More than one out of 10 employees benefited from job mobility in Continental Europe in 2017.



UR Academy in Continental Europe

Continuous learning and on-the-job training 

The UR Academy embodies the Group’s long-standing commitment to continuous learning and is a fundamental part of our DNA. Our business is changing fast, in a challenging environment. We believe that professional development through learning and training, at all stages of a career, are crucial to ensure the Group’s future successes and is a key factor in engaging talent

Created in 2007, the UR Academy supports exciting and challenging careers, across departments and internationally. Our approach to learning is multi-faceted. We support the professional growth and leadership development of our teams with on-the-job training and targeted training paths. We rely on top managers, internal experts and external professionals to design training courses that share internal know-how and the best external practices.

We believe in blended learning, combining the most effective digital tools and channels with in-classroom training.


  • Best Digital Tools 2016 (Gold prize, U-SPRING)
  • Best Specialised Corporate Academy 2016 (Silver prize, U-SPRING)
  • Most Digital HR Team 2016 (Google & RH&M)
  • 50% of training sessions were given by internal experts in 2017
  • 240 available trainings in the catalogue
  • 22,8 training hours, on average, per employee