General Manager Telecom

General Manager Communication

General Manager Telecommunication


GM Telecom

Minimum Graduation/Post graduation in telecom management or its equivalent, BE/B-Tech/MS/MBA

Preferably work experience within the telecom industry required

The tasks a General Manager Communication is expected to perform include:

Organising, co-ordinating and supervising efficient utilisation of resources in a public or private organisation

Overseeing within delegated authority the activities of one or more departments/branches engaged in postal, telephone, telegraph, wireless and other communication services

In-depth knowledge of the operations within a telecom setup

Knowledge and expertise in leading and delegating tasks and authority Knowledge of translating and applying advanced technical documentation and principles

Expertise in improving telecommunications reliability, throughput, and productivity Knowledge of supervising the installation of new systems

Knowledge of the market and ability to network in the telecommunication environment

Overseeing the operations and activities of a telecommunications and networking infrastructure

In-depth knowledge of all departments and sub functions of the telecom industry

Excellent communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Performance management skills

People management skills

Business acumen


It is a desk job

The role involves team handling

Travelling maybe required especially when there are multiple branches

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Work is for 5 days a week and minimum 8/9 hours every day

Shift work is available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and One Arm (OA)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For candidates with 5 to 10 yearsexperience INR 1,00,000 to INR 1,50,000 per monthFor candidates with over 10 yearsexperience INR 1,50,000 and above per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)


Increase in Human Resource requirement in Telecommunications

The sector currently employs over 2.08 million employees and is slated to employ more than 4.16 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of ~2.1 million jobs in the nine-year period. The period 2013?17 will see a marginally higher growth in employment vis-a-vis 2017?22 due to expected changes in infrastructure integration and shared services along with increasing share of organised retail leading to higher productivity levels of workforce.

Indian Telecom Industry Trend

Indian Telecom is the 2nd largest and fastest growing market, registering a consistent overall growth rate of more than 35% over the past decade (subscribers).

Further, the annual mobile handset sales are expected to cross 200 million units mark this year and India is fast becoming a manufacturing hub for Telecom infrastructure equipment.

With m-governance, m-commerce, m-education, m-health, online shopping, m-gaming, m2m communications & many such new innovations, Telecom is set to increasingly permeate the lives of common Indians in coming years. This dynamic sector, employs close to 2.8 million people directly and almost another 7 million indirectly, making it one of the largest employment generating sectors in the country.


Telecom companies

Mobile phone companies

Internet service providing companies

DTH companies, mail companies, etc.

Job opportunities are located mostly in the major cities where corporate/head offices are located