This year, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research ( SPJIMR ) maintained its record of being the first B-School to announce closure of placements. This year witnessed 78 companies queuing up to hire participants from the Class of 2015.
Roles & Recruiters
This year Cipla, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries Limitedand Tata Administrative Services made about10 offers in several middle management positions. The roles pertain to application of business understanding in all relevant domains and also entail close co-ordination with CXOs. The hires are groomed to be future leaders in their respective business subsidiaries.
SPJIMR witnessed a splurge in the offers coming from e-commerce companies. 23% of the batch was placed in e-commerce firms which included Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Infoedge among others.
The profiles offered by the e-commerce bandwagon at SPJIMR included category management, product management, online and offline marketing, business process excellence, operations and business analytics.
Consulting/ IT Consulting
Consulting companies continued to maintain a dominant presence on campus. 17% of the batch was placed in top consulting firms which included the Boston Consulting Group, Accenture Strategy, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, IBM, PwC, KPMG, PRTM Consulting, TSMG, Avalon Consulting among others.
The profiles offered at SPJIMR included strategic consulting, operations consulting, financial advisory and IT consulting.
The talented batch picked up offers from top league financial players that included Axis Bank, Avista Advisory, Franklin Templeton, Goldman Sachs, HSBC Bank, Citibank,JM Financials, Yes Bank amongst others.
Offers were received across a plethora of functions ranging from Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Corporate Finance, International Banking, Capital Markets etc.
Corporate Finance/Strategy roles were offered by Amazon, Dell, Flipkart, GE, Vodafone among others. 11% of the batch got offers in the Financial Services and Banking sector.
IT companies such as Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Hexaware Technologies and HCL Technologies offered sales and consulting roles on campus. 12% of the batch received offers from IT majors. Corporate IT roles were offered from companies such as General Electric, HindustanUnilever Ltd. and Marico.
Marketing and Operations
SPJIMR maintained its niche in FMCG hiring. This year witnessed the top FMCG companies lining up on campus to make offers to the Marketing and Operations batch. 14% of students were doled out offers by the FMCG sector.
Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain roles were made by FMCG/FMCD majors that included Asian Paints, Col-Pal, GSK CH, HCCB, HUL, Mondelez, L’Oreal, Marico, P&G, Mars, Nivea. Lateral hires were picked up by HUL, GSK CH etc.
Telecom roles were offered to students by Bharti Airtel and Vodafone.
Niche roles mapping across other sectors were also offered by Cipla, Madura Fashion and Lifestyle, Castrol.