Operations Manager (Full time)

   Lagos ,

   2 months ago

Job Summary

As an Operations Manager, your primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of a business or organization. This includes managing resources, optimizing processes, and ensuring efficiency across various departments or functions. Your duties typically involve supervising staff, setting goals and objectives, monitoring performance, and implementing strategies to improve productivity and quality. You'll also be responsible for budgeting, resource allocation, and cost control measures to meet financial targets. Additionally, you may collaborate with other managers to develop and implement organizational policies and procedures. Strong leadership, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills are essential in this role, along with a solid understanding of business operations and industry best practices.

Job duties and responsibilities
  • - Oversee day-to-day operations, ensuring efficiency and productivity.

    - Develop and implement operational policies, procedures, and strategies to optimize processes and resource utilization.

    - Coordinate production schedules, inventory management, and quality control measures.

    - Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement corrective actions as needed to achieve targets.

    - Manage a team of supervisors and production staff, providing leadership, guidance, and training.

    - Collaborate with other departments, such as engineering, maintenance, and logistics, to support operational objectives.

    - Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction while maintaining product quality and safety standards.

     

Job requirements and qualifications
  • The qualifications for an Operations Manager generally include:

    1. Education: A bachelor's degree in business administration, operations management, supply chain management, engineering, or a related field is typically required. Some employers may prefer candidates with a master's degree or an MBA, especially for higher-level positions.

    2. Experience: Relevant work experience in operations management, logistics, supply chain management, or a related field is essential. This typically includes several years of experience in progressively responsible roles, demonstrating leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

    3. Leadership skills: Operations Managers need strong leadership skills to effectively manage teams, delegate tasks, and motivate staff to achieve organizational goals. They should be able to provide guidance, support, and direction to their teams while fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.

    4. Analytical skills: Operations Managers must have strong analytical skills to analyze data, identify trends, and make informed decisions to improve operational efficiency and productivity. They should be proficient in using various tools and techniques for data analysis and performance measurement.

    5. Communication skills: Effective communication skills are crucial for Operations Managers to liaise with stakeholders, collaborate with other departments, and convey information clearly and effectively to their teams. They should be able to articulate goals, expectations, and feedback to ensure alignment and accountability.

    6. Problem-solving abilities: Operations Managers need strong problem-solving skills to identify operational challenges, develop solutions, and implement corrective actions to address issues and improve processes. They should be proactive in anticipating potential problems and implementing preventive measures.

    7. Technical knowledge: Depending on the industry and specific requirements of the role, Operations Managers may need technical knowledge and expertise in areas such as manufacturing processes, inventory management, quality control, or supply chain management.

     

Salary
  • 250,000 - 350,000
Minimum Experience
  • 3 years
Maximum Experience
  • 5 years
Application Deadline: 30th June, 2024


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