Operations managers oversee the organizational activities of businesses, government agencies, non-profit groups, and other organizations.
These professionals are talented managers and leaders. They might support operational leadership in a variety of departments from finance and IT to human resources and accounts payable.
At both large and small organizations, operations managers supervise, hire, and train employees, manage quality assurance programs, strategize process improvements, and more.
Operations managers are ultimately responsible for maintaining and increasing the efficiency of a business, agency, or organization.
Technical Capability. Works under supervision, supporting standard technical queries related to a single product / small set of products (e.
g. Microsoft products, operating system, basic networking, PCs).
Business Awareness. Develops an understanding of customer’s environment and service delivery requirements to enable the delivery of a first class service.
Process. Documents actions taken in resolving routine customer enquiries ensuring established processes / systems are followed.
Problem Solving. Takes ownership for listening to and understanding basic customer problems asking relevant questions to resolve typically known problems within required timescales.
Knows when problems are beyond them’ and escalates so they can be resolved.
Service Level. Escalates issues as necessary to deliver required service level and meet or exceed customer expectation / SLAs.
Monitors performance through statistical reporting and analysis.
Team Working. Acts as a team player and is viewed by colleagues as a helpful and effective member of the team.
Personal Development Takes ownership of own development and has a development plan in place.
Key Performance Indicators
Feedback from customers, colleagues and team managers.
Technical assessments if applicable
Evidence of sharing and re-use of knowledge.
Correct management of processes followed to deliver the service.
Percentage of customer problems resolved within required timescales.
Meeting service level requirements.