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Corporate Service Manager

Corporate Service Managers oversee all of the activities involved with the running and administering of corporations and other business organisations. They develop plans, analyze the feasibility of them and implement them if they see fit. Corporate Service Managers must delegate projects and be able to manage many other people. They have complete control of the business procedures and day to day operations of the company.

Duties and tasks

  • Advise on financial matters, facility upgrades and staff management
  • Analyse problems and find solutions
  • Assist with budgets and financial projections
  • Conduct meetings with staff
  • Coordinate and analyze research and planning strategies
  • Develop and implement policies, rules and regulations
  • Develop and manage administrative resources
  • Make important administrative decisions
  • Make recommendations to senior management
  • Manage staff for effective operations
  • Negotiate on behalf of the corporation
  • Oversee all operations of the business
  • Prepare reports

Skills required

  • Ability to delegate tasks to others
  • Ability to maintain decorum under stressful situations
  • Ability to mediate and negotiate with others
  • Analytical thinking
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exemplary administrative and managerial skills
  • Financial savvy
  • Good communication skills
  • Logical thinking and decision making skills
  • Understanding of legalities involved with running a corporation

Working conditions

Corporate Service Managers have extremely stressful positions due to the high powered positions that they hold. They perform most of their duties from very comfortable offices with climate controlled conditions. Occasionally, Corporate Service Managers must attend business meetings outside of the office, but these are held in comfortable surroundings as well.

Professional associations / Industry information

Australian Institute of Management 

Australian institute of Office Professionals 

Institute of Management Consultants 

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