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Auto Sectoral Report 2021

The automotive industry has faced many challenges in the last few years. Not only did they face a stoppage of production during the pandemic, but the sector also experienced structural headwinds. However, the sector is seeing recovery and an uptick in hiring. 

To help you thrive in this new environment, we surveyed hundreds of Business and Talent leaders through primary surveys and exhaustive conversations. Download the Decoding Jobs Sectoral Dossier to learn more about the jobs and hiring landscape in the automotive industry for 2021.

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Did you know

The automotive sector is expected to create more than 65 million jobs in this decade

Sneak Peak

Auto Sector’s hiring intent: 25% Positive

Hiring in the automotive industry will be seen mainly for sunrise streams such as electric mobility, connected services and software development.

Top skills in demand

  • Electric Vehicles Design

  • Connected Tech

  • Robotics Engineers

Leaders Speak

Biswaroop Mukherjee
Head HR - Commercial Vehicle Business Unit-Tata Motors

Head HR - Commercial Vehicle Business Unit

We expect demand for niche roles in analytics such as solution generation (analytics) to come up be in demand shortly.

Biswaroop Mukherjee
Head HR - Commercial Vehicle Business Unit
Tata Motors

Suresh Sivanandam
Group HR Head-TVS Srichakra

Group HR Head, TVS Tyres

Our factories are already undergoing digital transformation. We thus require a certain skill set for these jobs at the shop floor. We expect to continue hiring laterally as well as developing existing employees.

Suresh Sivanandam
Group HR Head

Anil Gaur
Group Chief People Officer - Uniparts Group

Group Chief People Officer

Hiring needs will change in the coming time, depending on what the environment requires. Currently, we are expecting a high demand for talent who digitally aligned and will enable businesses to work with technologies efficiently

Anil Gaur
Group Chief People Officer
Uniparts Group

Key Contributors

Mehraz Balaporia

Head HR- Retail, Agri, Retail Risk Business, RBL Bank Ltd.

Tasniem Nagaria

India Lead - Specialized, Niche & Technology Hiring

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