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Functional managers and directors in this unit group perform a variety of senior management tasks in respect of other specialist functions or fields of activity in organisations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 113: Functional Managers and Directors.


  • Helps to formulate and implement local government policy and ensures legal and statutory provisions are observed
  • Organises local authority office work and resources, negotiates contracted out services
  • Plans, organises, coordinates and directs the resources of a special interest organisation
  • Formulates and directs the implementation of an organisation’s policies
  • Represents union, association or charity in consultation and negotiation with government, employees and other bodies
  • Stimulates public interest by providing publicity, giving lectures and interviews and organising appeals
  • Directs or undertakes the preparation, publication and dissemination of reports and other information pertaining to the organisation.

Entry Requirements

Entry standards will vary according to the specific function and requirements of the organisation concerned, as will options for training off- and on-the-job.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £63,000 per annum and can progress up to £83,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 11,675 employed Functional Managers & Directors N.e.c. in the region.