Decision Support Manager manages a team of decision support staff to deliver high quality solution. Updates the upper management on decision support findings on regular basis. Being a Decision Support Manager coordinates with other business functions to identify potential opportunities to facilitate organizational improvement and success. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Additionally, Decision Support Manager typically reports to top management. The Decision Support Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Decision Support Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.