1.Identify, develop and direct the implementation of business strategy (depending on the situation some criteria may already exist or be established by the organisation’s chairman, owner(s)/shareholders)
2.Plan and direct the organisation’s activities to achieve stated/agreed targets and standards for financial and trading performance, quality, culture and legislative adherence
(The chairman is appointed by and reports to the board of directors.)
1.Preside over board or executive committee
2.Supply vision and imagination at the highest level (normally working closely with the MD or CEO)
3.Take chair at general meetings, within which: to ensure orderly conduct; fair and appropriate opportunity for all to contribute; suitable time allocation per item; determining order of agenda; directing discussion towards consensus; clarifying and summing up actions and policies
Chief Operating Officer or Operations Director Job Description:
1.Plan, develop and implement strategy for operational management and development so as to meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales (covering relevant areas of operation - eg manufacturing, distribution, administration, whatever falls within remit according to organisation’s structure)
This role’s responsibilities and authority level depends on what your company is and requires, and, if the role covers statutory administration and reporting, elements of the the role also depend on your country’s company laws (reporting, shareholders, tax, dividends, etc).
1.Business and financial strategy and planning, monitoring, management and reporting, including management and development of policies, systems, processes and personnel involved.
Job description of Quality Manager or Director- typical job description duties..
1.Develop and implement quality management strategy and plans, including resource, systems, timescales, financials, to support, contribute to, and integrate within, the organisation’s annual business plan and long term strategy.
2.Develop and maintain systems to establish standards relating to activities and products.