What does an Operations Manager do?

Operations managers ensure a company or organization’s operations run smoothly and on time. They work with people, core operations, budgets, project delivery, and in company strategy. They are responsible for engaging and developing the members of the teams that they manage. Operations managers are involved in financial procedures, including invoicing. They must manage margins, costs, budgeting, and forecasting at the company.

Operations managers must match individuals to clients’ needs and balance objectives and goals equally from both sides, and they must strive to drive growth strategy and balance global needs. Sometimes they are called upon to support the production planning process or ensure key performance indicators are in place, and production targets are met. Operations managers need a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business or management or related fields.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Operations Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

HK$33,000 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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HK$20K
Median: HK$33K
HK$51K
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Operations Manager Career Path

Learn how to become an Operations Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Operations Manager Insights

Read what Operations Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
NuvalenceNuvalence
Operations
11 Nov 2020

“Truly feel really lucky and excited to keep working hard alongside some of the best people I know!”

AppAgentAppAgent
Operations Manager
18 Nov 2020

“life balance is achieved and work is not only a duty but a truly exciting journey.”

Emapta Versatile ServicesEmapta Versatile Services
Operations Manager
27 Jul 2020

“I would say that this company truly values its employees.They provide professional and personal development.”

TeligentTeligent
Operations
21 Jan 2020

“Met some really good and hardworking people that cared about making the best product possible for patients.”

AmazonAmazon
Operations Manager
2 Aug 2021

“If you are not careful it is easy to lose a good work and life balance.”

Oppo BrothersOppo Brothers
Head of Product & Operations
11 Jun 2020

“It is challenging and demanding but there is a great sense of support and team work.”

Favor TechConsultingFavor TechConsulting
Collection Operations Manager
2 Jun 2021

“Pay and good mission (tho first contract in this field from what I was told)”

RedNight Consulting
Vice President Operations
30 Sep 2019

“It's a great work place for people who are good at keeping several plates spinning at the same time.”

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Operations Manager Interviews

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Operations Manager jobs

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an operations manager

When working as an operations manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Portuguese Language, Spanish Portuguese, Fluent English, Written Communication and Operational Excellence.

The most similar professions to operations manager are:
  • Regional Manager
  • General Manager
  • District Manager
  • Store Manager

The most common qualifications to become an operations manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.