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Business Manager

We are looking for a business manager to help us drive our company towards growth and success. You will be required to set goals and targets which will drive our growth and ensure the employees are working towards achieving them. Your contribution will help us move forward and achieve profits.


Administration Industry

Administration focuses on aiding business growth by running different operational processes in an organization. It is responsible for providing a productive workspace and comprises of facilities, human resources, legal team, etc.


What to expect from the role

  • Lead many employees in the field of Administration.
  • Guide teams towards finishing their required targets and growing the business.
  • Approve and implement various policies to improve the department.
  • Hold a position of high responsibility and have a scope for growth to other job roles.


Responsibilities

  • Manage the business and move towards growth and development by creating custom business plans.
  • Design goals and strategies that foster growth and success.
  • Monitor the resources of the company and ensure they are being used optimally to produce best results.
  • Coordinate with subordinates and employees to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Network well with various vendors and suppliers.
  • Maintain good relationships with partners, clients, and customers.
  • Collect data on the performance and functioning of the business and analyze how to improve.
  • Ensure reports are filed and maintained.
  • Address and resolve any problems.
  • Assess performance reports and inspect the overall performance of the business with regards to targets and resources.
  • Ensure that the company rules, regulations, and policies are being adhered to.
  • Stay up to date with all legal procedures and best practices.


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or relevant subject.
  • Master’s degree in similar field is preferred.
  • Prior experience in a managerial position.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong aptitude for organization, time management and multitasking.
  • Eye for detail with high problem-solving aptitude.
  • Good knowledge of databases, information systems, and MS Office.


Average Salary

The median salary is $99,310 per annum.

An average of $34.32 per hour.

Source - chron.com

Career Path

Business Manager is a job role that is for those with intermediate to expert level experience in the field. It is a job concerned with managing the business towards growth and development by creating custom business plans. It is not an entry-level job and requires many years of experience to reach this stage. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or relevant subject.
  • A Master’s degree in the similar discipline.
  • 5-10 years' experience in management and similar roles.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in this job role, you can also venture out to other related jobs in the administrative field like:

  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Retail Manager


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why do you want this job?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years and how does this job role help you achieve it?

  • Would you say you are people person?

Human Resources
  • Are you comfortable with travelling for conferences and meeting at our other offices?

  • If an employee has a personal grievance that is affecting his/her work, how would you handle it?

  • What would you do if you found an employee violating company protocol?

Management
  • What do you take into consideration while making budget decisions?

  • How would you describe your management style?

  • How would you ensure increased participation among your team?

Technique and Skill
  • How would you describe your leadership style?

  • If an employee is not working up to their potential and is delaying work, how would you handle the situation?

  • Talk about a time when some changes you implemented made a positive difference?