The average salary for an Operations Director in South Africa is R904,920.
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Job Description for Operations Director
An operations director manages the overall output of a group of workers that form an organization. The role is a generalized position that requires an ability to adapt to different issues in different departments. Typically, the operations director is heavily involved in financial planning and project schedule supervision. This includes planning for an annual budget, setting financial goals, and ensuring that everybody is on board with changes by working closely with the human resources departme…Read more
Operations Director Tasks
- Implement, manage and evaluate operation processes and procedures, in accordance with the standards and procedures set out by the organization.
- Ensure that operational processes stay within agreed upon budgets and timelines.
- Assist in developing strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.
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Popular Skills for Operations Director
Skills in Project Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, People Management and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Operations Director
An early career Operations Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R585,549 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Operations Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R863,945 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Operations Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R982,027 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,143,962.
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