Even though large swathes of the job market remain subdued in the backdrop of a rapidly deteriorating economic environment, a few roles are witnessing brisk hiring interest. Profiles in demand are anagement consultants, CFOs with strong global fund raising skill sets, sales professionals in the IT sector, corporate restructuring experts, strategic sourcing heads and senior managers with experience in Europe are among the roles that are now in demand.
A management consultant in advisory segment at the initial level could draw a salary of more than Rs 80 lakh and upwards. Korn/Ferry International has also noticed IT majors stepping up hiring of sales professionals.
Business development officers
Headhunting firm Odgers Berndtson has mandates to scout for business development officers and operations heads for other geographies, especially Europe.T he company also got two mandates from an infrastructure firm and an oil and gas firm for a Business Development Officer (BDO) profile with salary upwards of Rs 1 crore.
EMA Partners sees a strong demand for CFOs with strategic global fundraising experience. A top notch CFO could earn anywhere between Rs 2-2.5 crore.
US Tax Information Reporting
Gi Group sees a queue building up for experts in US tax information reporting. FATCA aims to detect and deter offshore tax evasion by US entities. Accountants will be required and salaries can hover around Rs 10-35 lakh.
Futurestep sees a rise in demand for profiles like strategic sourcing which is sector agnostic and asset reconstruction managers in BFSI. The salaries can hover around Rs 20 lakh-Rs 5 crore.
Corporate restructuring experts
Demand is also strong for corporate restructuring experts and mortgage repossession negotiators. The salaries for corporate restructuring experts can hover around Rs 70-Rs 90 lakh and that for mortgage repossession negotiators can go around Rs 20-Rs 30 lakh plus bonus.