A vice president (VP), international operations is a senior level employee at the highest level of management in a multinational corporation. He or she may sit on the company's board and will typically be given overall responsibility for all company endeavors that occur outside the country where the business is incorporated or founded. This person typically reviews data related to the performance of international operations, including revenue generation and logistics. He or she also helps to look for areas of opportunity in the global sphere that can improve profitability in the long term.
Vice President (VP), International Operations Tasks
Supervise department heads and managers, ensure corporate policies are implemented, and make decisions on hiring and promotions.
Identify strategies which will help the company grow internationally and methods for reducing operating costs.
Oversee, manage, and coordinate a company’s international operations, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and distributers.
Ensure standards for product and service quality are maintained throughout the company.