Top Operations Executive plans and directs an organization's operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Develops strategies and deploys tactics to attain short- and long-term financial and mission-critical operational goals. Being a Top Operations Executive executes organizational strategies. Implements operational processes to meet the needs of the business, produce sustainable growth, and minimize risk. Additionally, Top Operations Executive evaluates operational performance results against organizational goals. Develops operating budgets. Ensures compliance with standards and regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to an executive. The Top Operations Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.