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Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of managerial tasks in other service industries not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 125: Managers and Proprietors in Other Services.

Tasks

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements
  • Ensures that adequate reserves of merchandise are held and that stock keeping is carried out efficiently
  • Authorises payment for supplies received and decides on vending price and credit terms
  • Examines quality of merchandise and ensures that effective use is made of advertising and display facilities
  • Manages agencies to provide services out-sourced by other organisations and businesses
  • Ensures maintenance of appropriate service levels to meet the objectives of the business.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary according to the particular company and/or service. Some companies do not require candidates to have academic qualifications but others require a degree or equivalent qualification. Off- and on-the-job training may be provided.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £18,000 per annum and can progress up to £50,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 23,487 employed Managers & Proprietors In Other Services N.e.c. in the region.