Operations Manager Jobs

Operations Managers are responsible for the entire operation and will focus on strategic issues while managing day-to-day operations via a team of line managers. Operations Manager jobs will hold full responsibility for the strategic management of an operation, which may include multiple sites nationally or internationally.

Key duties of an Operations Manager

The main responsibilities of an Operations Manager include managing planning activity to ensure effective use of resources and delivery of service is achieved within budget. In addition, Operations Managers are also responsible for the health and safety of the operation, maintaining a programme of subordinate development and ensuring all key performance indicators are achieved.

As an Operations Manager, you should be able to work at both strategic and tactical levels, have good leadership skills and be able to manage, motivate and develop a team. They will be experienced in health and safety issues hold a National Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) and have good communication, literacy and numeracy skills.

Operations Manager working conditions and salary expectations

Operations Managers will normally work office hours Monday to Friday, there may also be a requirement for overtime. Most jobs within this field are office-based and depending on the type of operation, a certain degree of travel may be required.

Colleges and Universities may offer foundation degree courses for operations manager jobs in subjects such as Logistics and Transport.  Operations Manager jobs earn around £35,000 to £60,000 a year.

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