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General and Operations Managers :

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $96,640.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 12,287
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 10.96 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Decision-making
Leadership
Integrity
Resource Allocation
Creativity
Information Gathering
Problem-solving
Oral Communication
Organization
Professionalism
Written Communication
Initiative

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage quality control activities
Manage financial activities of the organization
Manage project life cycle
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage organizational facilities
Direct sales, marketing, or customer service activities
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Set goals for workers or staff
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Manage site preservation plan
Direct financial operations
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Manage project teams
Supervise personnel involved in business operations or analytics
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Assign work to staff or employees

Developing Objectives and Strategies

Develop supply chain strategies
Develop financial or business plans
Develop project communication strategies
Establish inspection program to verify safety standards and ensure meeting of specifications
Establish project closure requirements
Prepare enterprise level project plans
Prepare company vision statement
Define project scope
Develop pricing strategies
Determine pricing or monetary policies
Develop sales or marketing strategies
Develop organizational goals or objectives
Develop promotional or advertising strategies

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Approve changes to business processes
Establish project teams
Execute employee bargaining agreements
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement employee bargaining agreements
Implement company or staff policies
Determine administrative policies or standards
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Appraise personal property or equipment

Thinking Creatively

Develop purchasing policies or procedures
Develop staff policies
Develop management control systems
Develop advertising or marketing policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business, financial, or operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Establish recruiting procedures
Establish employee performance standards
Establish business operations or analysis related performance metrics
Plan facility layouts or designs
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Forecast revenue or sales
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Analyze sales activities or trends
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Monitor project performance metrics
Monitor contract performance
Monitor operating conditions
Monitor project scope guidelines
Maintain consistent production quality
Track facility or production costs
Monitor consumer or market trends
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor performance of others

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Identify internal or external resources to support project
Manage program or project budgets
Develop operational budgets
Execute procurement contracts
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Control organizational, product, or material inventory
Manage material resources


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Policy Implementation
Customer Service
Financial Statements
Occupational Health and Safety
Financial Reporting
Lean Six Sigma
Inventory Management



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