Operations Director job description

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Directors of Operations have a record of being highly successful in various job positions within their company. They are sometimes indentified as Chief Executive Officers. These directors typically coordinate the activities of senior management staff.

An Operations Director usually performs many of the following tasks:

• Coordinating company operations
•  Formulating policies
•  Organizing daily operations
• Implementing operating systems
• Mentoring project teams
• Assisting senior management professionals
• Maximizing profitability
• Building a streamlined organization

Operations Directors receive very lucrative salaries. As their jobs are highly competitive and demanding they have the option of company perks such as company cars, laptops, spending accounts, petrol and other allowances. They also get traditional benefits such as insurance, health care and retirement funds.


• Communication
• Management
• Managing projects and people
• Leadership
• Delegation
• Organization
• Networking
• Arbitration
• Problem solving
• Strategic planning
• Being focused
• Being a professional
• Being amicable
• Being confident
• Gaining respect from your peers and employees


As with any director position, Operations Directors should have at least a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, or other business related areas. Apart from their qualifications directors tend to have working experience over an extended time and an impressive record of accomplishment. In some cases Operations Director, transfer from an Analyst position.

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