Operations Director

Oversee the daily operations of an organisation, including production, logistics, and quality control.
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What's it like to be an Operations Director?

An Operations Director oversees the operations of a company, ensuring all departments work together to achieve company goals. They implement operational policies, monitor performance metrics, manage resources, and work to improve efficiency and productivity. Their role is integral in the smooth running and success of the business.

Tasks and duties

  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of the company and ensuring departments work collaboratively towards company goals.
  • Implementing operational policies and strategies, and monitoring their effectiveness.
  • Managing resources and budgets to achieve operational efficiency.
  • Monitoring performance metrics and implementing improvements in processes to increase productivity.
  • Working closely with other senior leaders to strategise and plan for the future of the company.
  • Handling problem-solving and crisis management as it pertains to operations.

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Job market trends for Operations Directors

LocationNew Zealand

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Latest Operations Director reviews

Latest reviews from 2 Operations Directors surveyed on SEEK.

Sep 2023
As a Senior Operations Director, my experience has been characterized by orchestrating complex operational strategies, fostering team collaboration, and consistently driving efficiency and excellence in all facets of the organisation.
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Business Administration
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
The good things
Working in large telco companies in Engineering and Operations can be challenging, but it can also be fulfilling if you are interested in cutting-edge technology and enjoy working with people. The ne...
The challenges
Sometimes dedicating yourself full-time comes at a cost. Prioritizing health is not always easy.
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Oct 2023
Always achieve the goal
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Accounting
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
I'm self-employed
The good things
Simple and easy familiar with the accounting system
The challenges
Help and assist the other business especially my close family
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