In a bid to boost the retail presence across the country in the current fiscal year, India-based gold and diamond retail chain company Malabar Gold & Diamonds have announced its plan to hire more than 5000 people across India.
“The hiring will be in both across its retail operations in India and enabling functions at the brand headquarters and regional offices. This is in line with the brand’s efforts to further boost its retail presence across the country in the current financial year,” the statement said.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds caters to a global audience using multiple retail formats – high streets, reputed malls, department stores, and travel retail – supported by a team consisting of 14 nationalities, and are proficient in 50+ different languages.
“The current vacancies are in Retail Jewellery Sales, Store Operations and Accountants across India. Half of these openings are set aside for deserving female candidates. Additionally, Internships and Traineeships are also being offered for fresh B.Tech/MBA entrants to learn jewelry retail sales and operations. Recruitment is also underway for positions in Design & Development, Digital Marketing, Jewellery Manufacturing (Artisans), Supply Chain Management, Merchandising, Project Execution, Finance & Accounts, Business Analytics, and IT. Most of these roles are based out of the company’s global headquarters in Kozhikode and regional offices in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Kolkata,” the statement added.
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. MP Ahammed, Malabar Group chairman said, that ‘This recruitment drive is in line with our vision to become the leading responsible jewelry retail brand in the world in terms of both showroom count and turnover. As a responsible business, we are very mindful of our obligation to our society which has prompted us to create these 5000 well-paid jobs additionally. We are very excited about our growth plan and invite talented and skilled individuals from across the country to be a part of our Malabar family.”
“The transformation of a talented workforce into a cadre of professional managers is a testimony to the brand’s focus on the collaborative growth and development of all. As part of its thrust to be an equal-opportunity employment provider, the company has laid special emphasis on increasing women’s representation and providing opportunities to qualified female students from Retail, Hospitality backgrounds to take up various positions in Sales, Guest Relationships, Operations, etc. Plans are also underway to augment Training & Development and set up career progression processes that enable Sales Executives to grow to Region Head roles within defined time frames,” it added.
“In India, the expansion strategy is centered in states like Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh apart from Kerala. The brand has already secured retail spaces in key markets at competitive rates centered in big cities like Chennai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, and Bengaluru, and small towns like Eluru, Mancherial, Solapur, and Ahmednagar in India. Internationally, the expansion plan involves setting up operations in newer geographies such as Canada, Australia, Egypt, and other African states,” Statement further added.