While works continue for completion of Scalo Milano here is a short presentation of job opportunities* and instructions for applying for the selection of the personnel to be employed at the mall. About 500 employees will be needed for this very first stage, while Scalo Milano will employ, when complete, a total of about 1,000 people in 300 stores.
Carlo Maffioli, Chairman of Locate District and Promos, comments: “The world of employment is going to benefit from a renewed dynamism in the sector of retail real estate. The opening of Scalo Milano is a fine opportunity for those who want to get into the game in a dynamic context that is, by nature, international. It is a source of great pride to us to be able to contribute to the recovery of employment and the improvement of the area where Scalo Milano will operate”.
To apply, candidates can present their credentials through the website of the muncipality of Locate di Triulzi (www.comune.locateditriulzi.mi.it) starting on 4 April 2016.
Afol Sud Milano – Agency for Training, Orientation and Employment for the area south of Milan – and the Cooperative Foppa Group will then support the brands that re going to open stores at Scalo Milano in recruiting personnel from among the applications received in the provision of their employment services.
Free training courses are also available for 60 potential employees, accessible through a public competition (announcement of selection).
In particular, 40 professionals will be trained in the Sales Personnel course (90 hours) and 20 in the Store Manager course (120 hours).
The course, organized by the Machina Lonati Institute will be held in the towns of Locate di Triulzi and Opera.
*We are now looking for these two main types of professionals:
Their job will be to direct and supervise the operating management of the individual stores, monitoring their economic and commercial performance. They will have to determine the best strategies to achieve the sales goals and organize the work of the sales personnel, participating directly in sales and in personnel training. They will prepare the marketing and advertising plan for the store, studying the positioning of its products/services for a specific market segment, through surveys of the sector, benchmarking, trend surveys and possible offers through the new digital media. They will monitor customer satisfaction. They will need knowledge of elements of budgeting, management control, marketing, customer care, sales strategies, work scheduling, management of human resources, systems of incentivization to work; contract stipulation, as well as having excellent knowledge of English.
They will handle the main activities of sales, service, technical product information and assistance to the clientele at each of the stores. They will advise and inform the clientele about product specifications and the services offered. They will handle orders and goods in the warehouse and in the store, ensuring proper display according to the criteria and promotional activities indicated by the management. Among the requisites, we will be looking for good knowledge of English.