Reports to: General Manager, Chief Executive or Divisional Manager

Supervises: Functional Managers, Branch Managers, Supervisors and specialists

Main objectives: Plan, organise and control, through subordinates, a specific activity of an establishment or establishments within the area.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Implement and administer the policy and operation of the company, authority or institution for the achievement of overall policy objectives.
  • Assist in determining company/organisational policy in conjunction with other Managers and Chief Executives.
  • Prepare or arrange the preparation of reports, budgets and forecasts.
  • Consult with subordinate staff and review recommendations and reports.
  • Select or approve the selection of senior/key staff.
  • Monitor and manage staff performance in accordance with established processes and policies.
  • Participate in meetings with senior executives and the board as appropriate, contribute and report as required.
  • Report to Chief Executive on performance matters, cost and revenue, material variances and operational risks. Provide recommendations on actions to mitigate negative impacts.
  • Authorise expenditure to implement policies and programmes.

Typical qualifications and experience: Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline and five years administrative experience.