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Senior managers in this unit group are usually appointed by a board of directors, to which they report. Working either alone or in conjunction with the board of directors, they develop and establish objectives for the company and develop or approve policies and programs. They plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the operations of their organization in relation to established objectives.
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- Determine the company's mission and strategic direction as conveyed through policies and concrete objectives which are met through the effective management of human, financial and material resources
- Authorize and organize the establishment of major departments and associated senior staff positions
- Allocate material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs; establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall human resources planning
- Select middle managers, directors or other executive staff; delegate the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions
- Represent the organization or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization in negotiations or other official functions.
Senior managers in this unit group may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing or human resources or in a particular service area.
Outlook & Prospects for Senior Managers – Financial, Communications and Other Business Services in Southern Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Southern Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2011-05-25|
Currently the chances of Senior Managers in Financial, Communications and Other Business Services finding employment are limited because only a small number of people in this occupation are employed in the local area. Opportunities in this occupation are usually filled using other recruitment methods including internal staffing and networking. Senior managers are experienced, have comprehensive industry knowledge and strong communication skills. In some cases senior management positions are consolidated outside of the local area.
Although employment opportunities locally are limited, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for Senior Managers in Financial, Communications and Other Business Services in Nova Scotia is expected to be fair over the next 5 years.
Additional information on Senior Managers in Financial, Communications and Other Business Services (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 30 - Oct 04, 2013
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