Responsibilities of Operations Managers
The objective set for a Chief Operating Officer is to optimize turnover and margins through the operational implementation of the company’s strategy. This man or woman in the field occupies a central position in the company. A member of the management team, the COO reports directly to the Managing Director and at the same time checks with the operational teams that the company’s decisions are properly applied in the various business units.
Given these expectations, a Transition Operations Manager covers many responsibilities. He is often considered the number two or the right hand of the Chief Executive.
The main activities of the Transition Chief Operating Officer
The main activities of the DOP are:
- Budget management
- Optimization of turnover
- Improved margins
- Control of general expenses
- Team management with the implementation of a training plan
- Prospecting new suppliers
- Improving Customer Service
- The development of the Business Plan
- Price negotiation
Hire an interim COO
If your Director of Operations resigns or is absent for a long period for health reasons, you do not want this position to remain vacant for too long. However, it is reasonable to consider that you will not find the profile you need so easily. Calling on a Transition Manager is wise. Relay Management is one of the facets of Interim Management . Our Directors have extensive experience of these special moments. They are immediately available and adapt without delay to their new work environment. This type of mission rarely lasts less than 6 months.
Crisis management (site closure, sale of activity, restructuring, turnaround, etc.) nevertheless represents more than half of the missions fulfilled by a Transition Operations Manager. Business transformation, including changing business activity, launching a new product, opening a new site, digital transformation or improving results are projects that require the intervention of specialists.
The Reactive Executive teams are made up of experienced Directors . Available, they can start their mission in the days following your request. After making a precise diagnosis of the functioning of their department, they propose and implement the appropriate action plans.
Natural and far-sighted leaders, they direct their teams simply and accurately. They focus on the success of the mission entrusted to them and do not waste time with polished speeches that delay the implementation and application of the decisions of the Leaders.