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Career Details :: Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplifications and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Reviews forms and reports and confers with management and users about format, distribution, and purpose, and to identify problems and improvements.
- Develops and implements records-management program for filing, protection, and retrieval of records, and assures compliance with program.
- Prepares manuals and trains workers in use of new forms, reports, procedures, or equipment, according to organizational policy.
- Recommends purchase of storage equipment and designs area layout to locate equipment in space available.
- Gathers and organizes information on problems or procedures.
- Documents findings of study and prepares recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or organizational changes.
- Analyzes data gathered and develops solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.
- Confers with personnel concerned to ensure successful functioning of newly implemented systems or procedures.
- Plans study of work problems and procedures, such as organizational change, communications, information flow, integrated production methods, inventory control, or cost analysis.
- Designs, evaluates, recommends, and approves changes of forms and reports.
- Interviews personnel and conducts on-site observation to ascertain unit functions, work performed, and methods, equipment, and personnel used.
- Administrative Services Managers
- First-Line Supervisors, Administrative Support
- Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
- Purchasing Managers
- Training and Development Managers
- Training and Development Specialists
General Work Activities
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Provide Consultation & Advice to Others
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Analyzing Data or Information
- Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
- Identification of Key Causes
- Problem Identification
- Information Gathering
- Reading Comprehension
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
- Supervise, Coach, Train Others
- Consequence of Error