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MINOR GROUP 122: PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT MANAGERS
 


    Production and operations department managers of enterprises or organisations requiring a total of three or more managers, plan, direct and coordinate activities concerning the production of goods or the provision of services, under the broad guidance of directors and chief executives and in consultation with managers of other departments or sections.

    Tasks performed usually include: planning, directing and coordinating activities concerning the production of goods or the provision of services by the enterprise or organisation; directing daily operations: overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff: reviewing the results and reporting them to directors and chief executives; liaising with managers of other departments; representing their department in its dealings with other parts of the organisation or with outside bodies. Supervision of other workers may be included.

    Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

    1221 Production and operations department managers in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing

    1222 Production and operations department managers in manufacturing

    1223 Production and operations department managers in construction

    1224 Production and operations department managers in wholesale and retail trade

    1225 Production and operations department managers in restaurants and hotels

    1226 Production and operations department managers in transport, storage and communications

    1227 Production and operations department managers in business services

    1228 Production and operations department managers in personal care, cleaning, and related services

    1229 Production and operations department managers not elsewhere classified

    Note

    The unit groups defined in this minor group classify jobs of production and operations department managers found in nine broad areas of economic activities. To define these areas in more detail, the following references can be made to the International standard classification of all economic activities (ISIC), issued by the United Nations Secretariat, ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/4/

    - Unit Group 1221 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category A Agriculture, hunting, and forestry, and B Fishing.

    - Unit Group 1222 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category C Mining and quarrying, D Manufacturing, and E Electricity gas and water supply.

    - Unit Group 1223 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category F Construction.

    - Unit Group 1224 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category G Wholesale and retail trade; Repair of motor vehicles, motor cycles and personal and household goods.

    - Unit Group 1225 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category H Hotels and Restaurants.

    - Unit Group 1226 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation category I Transport, storage and communication.

    - Unit Group 1227 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC tabulation categories J Financing intermediation and K Real estate, renting and business activities.

    - Unit Group 1228 refers to the jobs of Production and operations department managers which are found in enterprises classified in ISIC divisions 90 Sewage and refuse disposal sanitation and similar activities, and 93 Other service activities, and in tabulation category P Private households with employed persons.

    - Unit Group 1229 refers to the jobs of Production and department managers which are found in the enterprises or organisations classified into ISIC tabulation categories L Public administration and defence; compulsory social security excluding class 7522 Defence activities, M Education, N Health and social work, Q Extra-territorial organisations and bodies, and in division 92 Recreational cultural and sporting activities.

   
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 Updated 16 September 2004, by VA.