Service Sales Corporation (SSC) conducted its recruitment drive for their Management Trainee (MT) Programme 2019 at LUMS on March 28, 2019. Azka Javeria Khalid, HR Lead – OD & Culture and LUMS Alumni, started the session by giving a brief introduction of the company and their team. She then invited Ahmed Hussain, Director - SSC who shared his experience of working at the company and also presented a brief history as well as the vision of SSC.
Mr. Ahmed shared how the service started its operations back in 1940, was registered in 1945 and first opened to the public in 1953. SSC became the largest exporter to all provinces by 1966 and being Pakistan's leading retailer since 20th Century has always been at the forefront of taking new initiatives to provide the best experience to customers across Pakistan. Their operative business is divided into the segments of wholesale and retail. SSC is a leading player with more than 500 retail stores and exceeding 1500 independent retailers in its wholesale network across Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed then encouraged the students present to apply for the MT programme.
He then invited Obaid Farooqi, Brand Manager, on stage, who shared valuable information about his journey with SSC and briefly discussed their marketing team, consumer demand and the different trends. He also shared information of SSC’s sales lines i.e. Servis, Shoe Planet & CALZA. He also discussed the new brand of service NDURE and then invited Ms. Mahrukh, Product Manager, to give the students insight into the nature of exposure while working with SSC.
The presentation ended with an interactive Question and Answer session followed by an online test.