The position of a regional operations director requires a great deal of managerial experience, as well as the ability to lead others and work with a team. These director spend their days in an office overseeing necessary daily tasks to run a corporation, from hiring and firing employees and creating work schedules to arranging meetings, brainstorming innovative ideas, and finding ways to increase profits.
Regional operations directors work with a range of staff, from accountants and human resources (HR) to secretaries and mid-level employees. They must be able to work well with others to maintain the company's success, and they work in a variety of settings including sales offices, government offices, and retail.
Although no formal education is required for this position, applicants should have several years of experience in a managerial role, and a college degree is highly beneficial. This job occasionally requires a great deal of mental strength and working with difficult people.
Regional Operations Director Tasks
Develop annual business, maintenance, and service goals and strategies to meet them.
Partner with other areas like legal, construction, and development to reach organizational objectives.
Analyze key financial data, oversee regional budget and authorize expenditures.
Coach, oversee, evaluate, mentor, and lead trainings for regional staff.
Directly handle complex problems ranging from public relations to safety concerns.