Operations Assistant Job Description

What is an Operations Assistant?

An operations assistant reports to the operations manager and works toward ensuring a smooth business environment with the focus of optimal sales performance. This position requires the identification of operational risks and opportunity and providing solutions for the same together with the help of relevant departments. To progress further, an operations assistant will need to obtain a bachelor's degree preferably in business administration for progression into an operations manager position.

An operations assistant requires a minimum of a high school diploma with business studies as a preferred subject. As the position involves collaboration with different departments to increase overall work performance, strong attention to detail and exceptional business acumen is needed.

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Job Overview

Come work at Example Co., a leading firm in our industry in the metro area. We're pleased to have a 4.0 Glassdoor rating. We are looking to hire an experienced Operations Assistant to help us keep growing. If you're hard-working and dedicated, Example Co. is an ideal place to get ahead. Apply today!

Responsibilities for Operations Assistant

  • Work closely with the operations manager to oversee daily business operations
  • Responsible for enforcing company policies and procedures within the office
  • Proactively recommend improvements to increase sales performance
  • Liaise with different departments to improve performance and work efficiency
  • Monitor sales orders and supplier relations
  • Compile sales reports and distribute them to relevant departments
  • Attending to any correspondence and emails by customers, clients and contractors
  • Keep updated on industry trends and consumer market

Qualifications for Operations Assistant

  • Experience in a business work environment preferred
  • Knowledge of the industry and market trends
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • An eye for attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional analytical skills to sift through high volumes of data and information
  • Ability to work sitting down in front of a computer for long hours every day

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