IIM Ahmedabad Recruitment For General Manager Post 2021

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is Looking For a General Manager (GM): Business Development, Marketing, and Outreach Centre for Digital Transformation.

IIM Ahmedabad Recruitment For General Manager Post 2021

Centre for Digital Transformation (CDT) is looking for an experienced general manager (GM) to create and manage a digitally-enabled centre for digital transformation. The Centre is creating research and consulting, technology, and marketing functions, intending to become a thought leader in the domain of digital transformation. Housed at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), the centre is being created in partnership with the leading technology experts and organizations worldwide. The GMs will be responsible for setting up and running a fast-paced organization.

IIM Ahmedabad Job Description

The GM – CDT shall report to the Chairperson–Centre for Digital Transformation. Some of the
responsibilities of the positions include:

  • Engage in fundraising and finding new opportunities for products, projects, and industry workshops, and programs
  • Conceptualize and organize events, including conferences that involve academics, industry, policy personnel, and media
  • Marketing the Centre’s activities, interacting with Media, and managing outreach with leading corporations and IT leaders
  • Create tie-ups with industry groups consortiums

Also, the GM is expected to:

  • Champion and create a productive and caring culture amongst the research associates, with a sharp focus on their performance and growth
  • Develop and operationalize, strategies and plans in discussion with the chairperson to meet the centre goals
  • Liaison with the administrative departments within the Institute (IIMA) to create the optimal work plans and policies for the centre

Qualification, Experience & Skill Requirements:

  • Postgraduates, preferably a PhD from a reputed institute with at least 10 years post qualification experience in the IT industry, should have been in a senior position at least five years.
  • The candidate should have a good understanding of different organizational functions and their interrelationships. The candidate is expected to have a growth mindset, with experience in managing teams, analytics, strategic planning, business development, and event management.
  • Good decision-making and communication skills and the ability to work with different stakeholders are desirable.
  • Fundraising or business development experience will be a great value-add as well.


  • Max. 55 years as on the last date of application.

IIM Ahmedabad Job Salary & Allowances:

  • Selected candidates will be offered a fixed-term appointment initially for a period of three years on a consolidated monthly salary on CTC mode. The contract may be extended further as per mutual convenience. Salary will not be a constraint for the deserving candidate and will be commensurate with the candidate’s profile and experience.

Steps to Apply For IIM Ahmedabad Recruitment For General Manager Post 2021

Last Date:

  • 19-05-2021

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