German discounter Aldi is hiring new staff for its stores in the UK. Aldi offers incredible benefits for its would-be staff with some salaries as high as double the UK average. Store manager could take home £43,750, rising to £57,050 after four years. Aldi packages offer health and pension benefits in addition to a wage rise of more than £10k in about five years. One could get a chance to accomplish long service awards as well.
An assistant manager with Aldi could take home more than £30,000 as a starting salary whereas average annual pay for a UK store manager is just £31,440. In the Aldi’s job advertisement it says that a deputy store manager could get up to £11.15 an hour. The minimum wage coming into force from April 1 is £7.50 per hour.
The would be staff will also get five week’s yearly holiday, private medical insurance along with company pension. Aldi in its recruitment website says that it expects the store managers to have “shed loads of energy, great ideas, and a good mix of ambition and character.” Applicants are expected to have managed teams of over eight people in the past, and have experience with company property, sales figures and people performance.” Aldi has more than 10,000 stores in 18 countries across the world.