Operations Managers are in charge of the planning, directing and coordinating of an organisation to ensure it’s well-organised and that the goods and services are meeting the client or customer needs.
Operations Manager can work in a variety of organisations and the roles and responsibilities vary accordingly. Typically though, an Operations Manager is responsible for supervising staff, managing projects and client management.
Responsibilities may include:
- Reading, writing, and analysing reports and statistics
- Liaising with stakeholders and customers about best practices and strategic plans for operational activity
- Maintaining the finances and setting up and tracking budgets
- Researching new technologies or methods of efficiency
- Managing employees – hiring, supervision, monitoring and evaluating performance
- Planning and supporting sales and marketing activities
This occupation carries across multiple sectors including Road Transport, Logistics and Warehousing, Rail, Aviation and Ports.
- Operations Managers are vital to the growth and stability of any business, so Operations Manager careers are available across many industries including transport, retail, healthcare and construction.
- Operations Managers must be able to think critically and solve problems as well have exceptional planning and organisational skills.
- Operations Managers work both in an office environment and ‘on site’ in the warehouse.
$50,656 – $138,481 (Median $79,508)*.
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.
Operations Manager Career Overview