Recrutiment in E Commerce in India
E Commerce Industry in India
Until recently the Internet was a tool for gathering information and connecting but in just the last few years it has become a major channel for buying. So much so that the figures for 2012 tell us that the E-commerce market has grown by 45-50 %. As of now E-commerce accounts for close to 1% of the overall retail market and is expected to drive growth of the retail industry. It is in effect redefining how we buy, what we buy and also how much we buy.
With an ecosystem of on-line buying already in place the growth of the industry will reflect increase in the number of consumables category available online. Added to this is the competitive price-points offered in online buying and deeper penetration of the Internet in tier-II and tier-III cities which hugely enlarges the consumer base for E-commerce. India has about 10 million online shoppers. Estimates of the growth of the E-commerce industry in India vary from the wildly optimistic 30% to the do-able 10.3% in the next five years. Travel related shopping comprises a big chunk of E-commerce followed by electronics and apparel, jewellery, home and kitchen appliances, lifestyle accessories like watches, books, beauty products and perfumes and baby products sales. Confectionary and bakery products are the new category on the block which are eyeing the online market.
E Commerce by categories: The breakup of online buying according to product categories is broadly: Travel 33%, Clothing 22%, electronics 14%, fashion accessories 12%, grocery and gourmet food 11%, jewellery 9%, home and decor, personal care and general both 4 %, toys, books, health and fitness equipment 3%, craft miscellaneous services and gifts 2 % each.
E Commerce by cities: Among the cities, Mumbai topped the list of online shoppers followed by Delhi, while Kolkata ranked third a recent survey found. And the top five states according to the number online stores are: Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka in that order. While the top five states according to the number of transactions are: Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh.
Hiring trends in the E Commerce industry
Reports from recruitment companies in international locations are very encouraging. Recruitment consultants in India are expecting to get busy with talent acquisition for US-based companies. Equally, recruitment agencies in India are very optimistic for manpower recruiting domestically. Recruitment firms say that in the last year big ticket E Commerce companies have snapped up a substantial number of skilled candidates from the skilled IT sector in the last year alone so every HR consultant is expecting lakhs of job openings this year too. On top of the talent heap coveted by every recruitment company is Internet security administrators, network security analysts, information security analysts, security architects, information security engineer, Web application security analysts, security auditors, and compliance auditors, Web Developers mainly for analytics, category management and marketing, technical, management and fashion-oriented roles. One recruitment agency revealed that about 60,000 application developers are expected to be hired this year.
Job profiles in the E Commerce Industry:
Software Developers – Applications, Information Technology Project Managers, Computer Systems Analysts, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers, Computer Systems Engineers/Architects, Computer User Support Specialists, Computer Programmers, Database Administrators, On sales operators –Freshers or 1-2 years experience, In-side sales executive, Up-selling selling experts, Marketing MBA, Merchandiser for Ecommerce, Business Development Executive, Ecommerce Project Manager. Technical Specialist, Customer Support Executive, Data Engineer with experience in using SQL, Technical expert with deep implementation skills on BB and/or BC sites, Deep experience in one of the tools – IBM Websphere commerce or Oracle ATG or Hybris Managed end to end, Software Engineer with Excellent knowledge in practicing OOAD, architectural and design patterns, Senior Software Engineers, SEO Executives, Food and Beverage Enterprise Support Consultant, PHP developers with Wordpress skills, Risk Analyst, Customer Relations Executive, Consultant-System Development, ATG Developer, Team lead, Technical Analyst, DGM Merchandising, Web Development, Associate - Catalog, IT Director, Systems – Director, Hybris-digital –Lead, Delivery-Collection Executive, E Commerce Bank Office Manager, Product Manager, Program Delivery, Executive Supply Chain Management, B to C Commerce application architect, MTS 1 Software engineer, Sales Support Specialist, Digital Marketing manager, Support Engineer – Tiered Storage, Assistant Manager-Seller Acquisition, Managers – Centre Operations, MBA/BBA Internships, Business Quality Manager, Technical pre-sales –IT, Chief Operating Officer, Senior AR Executive, Junior Associate Online Advertisement, Websphere – Commerce Senior Analyst, Content Analyst, Photoshop professional...
Wizmatrix – ace recruitment company for E Commerce positions
With Wizmatrix’s team of highly competent recruitment professionals who have domain expertise in the E Commerce industry and other niche sectors there is immediate help at hand to resolve HR Consulting needs. With our large data bank of experienced E Commerce industry professionals we are able to deliver placement requirements on time and on budget while maintaining total confidentiality for clients and job seekers.
The Wizmatrix management team comprises IIM alumnus with extensive experience in FMCG, Technology, Insurance, Consumer Durables, Power & Energy, Education, and Engineering & Consulting. Given the huge recruitment demands in the E Commerce industry in India it is only a professional recruitment firm such as Wizmatrix that can source the right fit of professionals to fill the wide range of E Commerce industry job profiles. The Wizmatrix footprint as a recruitment agency extends across Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Noida, Kolkata, and Gurgaon & NCR in India. Wizmatrix also operates as an HR Consultant for the US, the UK, GCC – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Middle East - plus Europe, Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Africa, Hong Kong & Australia.
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