What does a Senior Business Operations Manager do?

Business Operations Managers are responsible for interpreting data from various departments, making strategic decisions, and rolling out a plan of action. Business Operations Managers can obtain their data from multiple department reports such as budgetary information, interpreting financial data, monitoring expense reports, and performing a cost-benefit analysis of internal programs. Business Operations Manager report directly to the CEO or Board of Directors.

Most employers require Business Operations Managers to hold a bachelor's degree in business administration, management or accounting. Advanced degrees such as a Masters or a Doctorate are necessary for senior or high-profile positions. This type of job comes with a fair amount of responsibility and pressure. Having a firm grasp on the fundamentals, being well organized and working well under pressure will be ideal attributes for aspiring candidates.

  • Request reports from company departments for review on a regular basis
  • Compile information from various sources to formulate a current picture of the company and the market
  • Interpret data to generate company and market strategies for implementation
  • Create a monthly presentation for the Board of Directors meeting
  • Utilize board information to schedule company wide change to best influence positive impact
  • Hold monthly interdepartmental meeting to roll out new agendas
  • Follow up with department heads to ensure proper execution
  • Request progress reports for all departments on a regular basis
  • Advance degree (preferred)
  • Accounting or similar certification a plus
  • 7+ years experience successfully managing a complex corporations
  • Proficient in reading multiple department reports
  • 3+ years in a management role
  • Robust interpersonal skills
  • Ability to write and communicate clearly
  • Capable of grasping and utilizing complex ideas and strategies
  • Strong ethical leadership abilities
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
4.0 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Business Operations Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£78,023 /yr
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£53K
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Indian Cyber Security Solutions
Corporate Alliance Manager
4 Apr 2021

“Worst Place to Work .I will suggest guys pls remain unemployed but don't get into this sick place ever .”

ComoComo
Director of Business Operations
26 Apr 2020

“Amazing and talented people to work with.”

Four Winds InteractiveFour Winds Interactive
Global Strategic Alliances Manager
28 Jan 2021

“Challenging Work in a good way and the people are truly some of the best I've worked with.”

Elite Play Equipment
Business Operations Manager
7 Jul 2021

“pay wasnt great but solid”

Dimension DataDimension Data
Alliance Manager
21 Mar 2021

“Great learning platform and exposure to career development”

AccentureAccenture
Business Operations Manager
10 Oct 2021

“Good tech and prospects and better market brand”

ZhoustifyZhoustify
Business Operations Manager
20 Aug 2020

“Working at Zhoustify is really laid back but the incentives are there to do better.”

Seattle Children'sSeattle Children's
Director of Business Operations
6 Jun 2021

“It is difficult for me to see any sort of rapid career progression for myself at this point.”

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