What's it like to be a Business Services Manager?
Business Services Managers plan, direct, coordinate and organise the administrative functions of a business. Highly organised, with the ability to respond quickly to new challenges and priorities, Business Services Managers keep operations running smoothly.
Tasks and duties
- Providing strategic operational support, such as advice to senior management on facilities, financials and information services.
- Managing organisational resources.
- Analysing complex resource issues and preparing reports, summaries and submissions.
- Developing administrative, financial and operational guidelines for staff.
- Leading, developing and managing the administrative team to ensure smooth operations.
- Promoting new initiatives and representing the organisation at functions.
What can I earn as a Business Services Manager?
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How to become a Business Services Manager
- Start in a junior role in an administrative function and work your way up, gaining knowledge and experience on the job.
- Consider completing a degree in business or business administration. You’ll need to have completed year 12 to a satisfactory level or apply for flexible entry.
- If you already have a degree but in an unrelated field, consider a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Entry requirements vary, but generally you’ll need to have completed an undergraduate degree and have significant work experience.
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