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General Manager, Electricity

Aliases: General Manager Plant

Industry/Sector(s): Power


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a General Manager, Electricity is expected to perform include:

  • Co-ordinating and supervising the work within the authority delegated
  • Making efficient utilization of men, money and materials in public or private organizations or establishments
  • Managing the working of departments and branches of the organization
  • Ensuring generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to domestic and industrial consumers
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • The candidate will supervise a team of Managers
  • Local travelling may be a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, B.Tech/B.E. in electricals

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in delegating work to Managers
  • Proficient in achieving the company’s goals
  • Ability to provide quick solution to problems
  • In-depth knowledge of handling revenues and costs
  • Proficient in using project management tools
  • Knowledge of personnel management, financial accounting, operations management, logistics management, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of the power generation process
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges providing engineering degree in electricals​ across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://ipu.ac.in/syllabus/affiliated/sybtecheee.htm
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Electricity Worker → Supervisor → Manager → General Manager, Electricity → Director, Electricity

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 80,000 to Rs 1,25,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 10-20 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3

Power plants

KEYWORDS 

General Manager, Electricity

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 1321.0700 General Manager, Electricity
ISCO 2008 1321 Manufacturing Managers
NIC 2008 35109 Collection and distribution of electric energy to households, industrial
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available
REFERENCES 
1
National Classification of Occupations Division 1
2
http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3
https://www.naukri.com/job-listings-Project-Manager-general-Manager-Telegence-Powercomm-Pvt-Ltd-Chandigarh-Ahmedabad-Bhopal-10-to-20-years-161216004788?src=cluster&sid=14858359108199&xp=1&qp=general%20manager%20electricity&srcPage=s​
4
http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-1.pdf
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