Job Description for Area Operations Manager

Area operations managers oversee the operation of various aspects of a business and ensures everything is working properly, efficiently, and safely within a given region. The specific requirements for this type of job position will vary depending on the type and the size of the company for whom area operations managers work. For example, an area operations manager working for a chain of stores would be responsible for hiring and training staff members (at larger chains, they may just hire supervisors who would then hire the rest of the store’s staff), ensuring that each store meets the chain’s requirements and standards, evaluating performance, and analyzing sales data. Or, an area operations manager working for an energy company would be responsible for overseeing the building and maintenance of field equipment or structures, preparing operational budgets, evaluating the quality of work and adherence to safety regulations, negotiating contracts and addressing the concerns of clients, customers, land owners and developers.

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Area Operations Manager Tasks
  • Direct, review, and manage daily operations and staff, including all reporting.
  • Monitor processes and budgets to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
  • Support sales efforts and outreach by establishing and maintaining external relations.
  • Establish and monitor staffing mix, goals, and effects on budgets.

About Opelika, Alabama

Lee County, Alabama
27,956
Male:
12,937 (46.3%)
Female:
15,019 (53.7%)
Opelika (pronounced |ˌoʊ pəˈlaɪ kə|) is a city in and the county seat of Lee County in the east central part of the State of Alabama. It is a principal city of the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area. According to the 2013 Census Estimate, the population of Opelika was 28,635. The Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA with a population of 150,933 which, along with the Columbus, Georgia metropolitan area and Macon County, Alabama, comprises the greater Greater Columbus, Georgia, a region home to 501,649 residents. The first white settlers in the area now known as Opelika arrived in the late 1830s and established a community called Lebanon. After the removal of the native Creek (Muscogee) peoples by federal troops in 1836-37, the area became known as "Opelika." This word taken from the Muskogee language means "large swamp". Settlement was sporadic until the late 1840s, when the railroad reached the town. This stimulated development of Opelika...
Opelika:
$39,506
Alabama:
$43,511
$685
Opelika:
$148,300
Alabama:
$123,800
4.1%

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Key Stats for Area Operations Manager

5-9 years
100%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
100%