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Operations Manager

Career description:

Part of the core responsibilities of an operations manager include resourcing or staffing, recruitment and financial processes, such as invoicing. This is linked to the budgeting aspects of the role, in which the operations manager must manage margins, costs, budgeting and forecasting. Project delivery functions include delivery assurance, quality assurance, client delivery and relationship management; while strategy responsibilities lie in ops plans and strategy support.”

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • Managing stock control and inventory checks
  • Having a keen eye on budgets and budgetary changes
  • Communicating changes in an order process to relevant parties
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are followed
  • Documenting procedures for third-party monitoring
  • Creating and monitoring projects and teams
  • Reviewing workloads and manpower to ensure targets are met
  • Supporting the CEO or executive team’s vision and process ideals
  • Ensuring staff working on processes are happy and operating efficiently
  • Supporting all functions of the business to work together

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Business Manager, General Manager (GM), Operations Director, Operations Manager, Plant Superintendent, Store Manager