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Manager - SPG

Date: 19-May-2022

Location: Chennai, IN

Company: GMR Enterprises Pvt Ltd GMR Group


To drive the Preparation, analysis and monitoring of Strategic Plan and Annual Operating Plan, Automation of key processes in order to enable management in decision making, ensure achievement of business targets as per Organizational strategy and Financial modeling, analysis and scenario evaluation

To drive and support the strategic planning at DIAL through research, analysis and impact assessment and determine and execute key business initiatives in order to achieve time bound strategic and operational goals. 



Accountabilities Key Performance Indicat
Lead Strategic Planning process & facilitate the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) preparation for the company −    Finalization of inputs for the plan by November
−    In time preparation of Strategic plan 
Support & participate in the CFTs to drive the Strategic initiatives and update Top Management on strategic initiatives through data analysis and alert on major developments −    Regular S.I. meetings by CFTs
−    Number of CFT projects completed
Strategy Deployment through PDMs for top management with focus on KPI deployment and action points −    PDMs for all the defined levels and regular PDPR review
Lead & review quarterly environment scan, data analytics on traffic and revenue, impact analysis and research on latest development in international aviation industry −    Number of new initiatives identified for implementation
−    Number of analysis submitted
Support in conducting effective business reviews and providing analytic support to senior management in decision making −    Pre-read before performance review of respective functions.
Special assignments  (special time bound tasks from Senior management, Sector team and corporate team related to Policy matters, engagements with internal and external stakeholders etc) −    Completion within defined timelines
Support roll-out, implementation and sustainability for corporate initiatives at DIAL for e.g. Business Excellence, Sustainability reporting, Benchmarking, Business Continuity Plan etc. Completion as per Plan
Capability building for team members through training and review of their work on MIS, traffic analysis, airport research and benchmarking Number of analysis reviewed



  • Airport Sector Team 
  • Corporate Strategy Planning Department (CSPD)
  • External Consultants – KPMG; Auctus Advisors; E&Y; etc
  • Vendors / Partners


  • CEO – For providing real time alerts; Support on critical issues; Support on presentations / representations across multiple government agencies, stakeholder groups and other forums
  • Department Heads – For providing real time alerts; assisting in special projects and completion of strategic and tactical initiatives in a time bound manner
  • Cross Functional Team  - Participate as a member of CFT to drive key strategic initiatives


Department Budget (Rs. 65 Lakh for the year)


    Number of Cross Functional Team Projects handled / managed / participated in (3 Nos.)
    Number of analysis identified for implementation (3 Nos.)
    Number of special assignments delivered (8 Nos.)
    Number of direct reports (2 Nos.)


  • MBA, preferably in Strategy and Finance
  • Engineering Degree will be preferred.


    5+ years’ experience post MBA, preferably a mix between a Strategy Planning Profile and an Industry Profile
    Aviation industry experience to be given preference
    Past experience to include:
o    Development of Strategy Plans – including the ability to identify potential risks, their impact and subsequent fall out of achievement of strategies
o    Deployment of Strategy Plans in a Cross Functional manner – including the understanding and appreciation of various tools and frameworks used for deployment
o    Financial Modelling 
o    Process Optimization – To ensure process-centricity is brought into the way of working
o    Ability to provide analytical support, based on trends and business requirements


  • Execution and Operational Excellence: Ability and desire to execute with attention to detail, speed, accuracy and consistency | Interview
  • Strategic Planning Support , Annual Operating Planning and Integrating & Monitoring
  • Corporate Services Integration and support, Process Improvement and Institution Building
  • Business Insight: Ability to understand the implications of Business decisions and strive to enhance organizational performance. | Interview
  • Team Leadership, Teamwork & Interpersonal Influence: Capability to develop & converge individual potential to execute team objectives. Effectively intermingle and relate with individuals in a positive manner. | Interview
  • Managing Performance: Effectively monitors and measures performance. Develops people and drive results. | Interview
  • Communication: Ability to listen, interpret, simplify complex concepts, thoughts & ideas in verbal / non verbal form. | Interview
  • Problem Solving: Ability to identify solutions exploring different options in gathered information. | Interview
  • Personal Effectiveness: Demonstrating responsibility & reliability through actions to manage critical and challenging situations. | Interview
  • Decision Making: Ability to systematically think through a problem and its component parts, garner relevant information and not taking things at face value. | Interview
  • Stakeholder Focus
  • Networking
  • Execution & Results
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal influence
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Thinking
  • Planning & Decision Making
  • Capability Building
  • Strategic Orientation
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Awareness
  • Innovation
  • Managing Change and ambiguity by creating Win-Win
  • Determination(Contextual and Flexible)
  • Learning Ability
  • Making & Navigating proposals
  • Scanning, Networking & External orientation