Operations Manager manages the day-to-day activities of an organization's operations. Implements company policies, procedures, and initiatives. Being an Operations Manager evaluates and enhances current operational systems. Monitors performance against operational goals and develops reporting and auditing processes used to analyze operational effectiveness. Additionally, Operations Manager coordinates operations with other functions. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a senior manager or head of a unit/department. The Operations 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. To be an Operations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.