Corporate General Manager

Corporate General Managers manage commercial, industrial, governmental or other organisations through departmental managers and subordinate executives.

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    Overview

    Corporate General Managers manage commercial, industrial, governmental or other organisations through departmental managers and subordinate executives.

    Day-to-day

    • plans policy, and sets standards and objectives for the organisation
    • provides direction and management of the organisation, and directs and endorses policy to fulfil objectives, achieve specific goals, and maximise profit and efficiency
    • assesses situations and responds accordingly by issuing commands and directives to subordinate staff
    • consults with immediate subordinates and departmental heads on matters such as methods of operation, equipment requirements, finance, sales and human resources
    • authorises the funding of major policy implementation programs
    • represents the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaises between areas of responsibility
    • prepares, or arranges for the preparation of, reports, budgets and forecasts, and presents them to governing bodies
    • selects and manages the performance of senior staff
    • may undertake responsibility for some or all of accounting, sales, marketing, human resources and other specialist operations.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Corporate General Manager

    • You need a minimum of five years managerial experience to work as a Corporate General Manager. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. University is a common pathway.

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