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GM-OEM Partnership & Alliances

Job Req ID:  40079

Mumbai, IN

Function:  Marketing/Digital

Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform. With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow. The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.


GM-Partnership & Alliances • Smartphones

Job Level/ Designation


Function / Department

Corporate Marketing


Corporate Office, Mumbai

Job Purpose

  • Lead the Partnership agenda with Handset companies.
  • Closely work with Device OEMs to have a strong eco system play on 5G readiness, E Sim capabilities
  • Build scalable propositions  with OEMs to make Vi the preferred brand for Smartphones  


Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  • Lead the partnership with Handset companies
  • Scale the Handset bundling propositions for higher share of smartphones in Vi  
  • Be a thought leader on device strategy and a strong voice in the device eco system along with OEMs, chip manufacturers
  • Develop a digital model with E com players
  • Work with partners on service subsidy and Device subsidy offers for higher smartphone play
  • Work with prepaid and postpaid product teams for Handset offers and premiumization agenda

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • Strong orientation to forge long term partnership
  • Strong drive to take a concept to implementation stage
  • Strong stakeholder management. Competent and confident in relationship building
  • Proven ability to manage and work with cross-functional teams in a matrix


  • Strong bias for action
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to formulate and articulate contractual, technical, financial and value points among internal teams & partners
  • Understanding of Digital ecosystem and technology stack required for bringing offers to customer


Must have technical / professional qualifications

MBA background will have added advantage however not necessary


Vodafone Idea Limited (formerly Idea Cellular Limited)
An Aditya Birla Group & Vodafone partnership