Manage a team

Description

Ensure clear and effective channels of communication across all departments within the organisation and support functions, both internally and externally ensuring that the team is aware of the standards and objectives of the department/business unit. Implement the disciplinary and grievance procedures as required ensuring that a fair and consistent approach to managing performance is consistently achieved. Assist in the recruitment process and manage, train and motivate employees to achieve/exceed their potential using effective performance management techniques. Encourage and develop a team ethic amongst all employees.

Alternative labels

managing a team
supervise a team
manage the team
direct a team

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage a team is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Sport administrator: Sport administrators act in a middle management role within sport organisations at all levels, in any sport or country in Europe (e.g. sport clubs, federations, and local authorities). They carry out organisational tasks across a wide range of functions in accordance with the strategy and policies set by management, boards of directors and committees. They play a crucial role in the overall delivery of sport and their work in sport organisations directly impact the unlocking of the potential of the sector in Europe towards health, social inclusion and economy.
Zoo section leader: Zoo section leaders are responsible for managing and leading a team of zoo keepers. They will carry out daily care and management of animals as well as, in cooperation with colleagues, long term management and organisation of the species and exhibits in their section. They are also accountable for various aspects of staff management for the keepers in their section. Depending on the size of the zoo and animal section they may have additional responsibility for appointing staff and budgeting.   
Interior designer: Interior designers design or renovate of internal spaces, including structural alterations, fixtures and fittings, lighting and colour schemes, furnishings. They combine the efficient and functional use of space with an understanding of aesthetics.
Sport facility manager: Sport facility managers lead and manage a sport facility or venue, including its operations, programming, sales, promotion, health and safety, development, and staffing. They ensure it provides excellent customer service whilst achieving business, financial and operational targets.
Brokerage firm director:
Brokerage firm directors organise the activities and the people involved in securities trading. They envision strategies aimed at increasing the efficiency of asset trading with a focus on profitability. They may also advise clients on appropriate trades.
Legal service manager: Legal service managers oversee the general management of a legal service office. They not only strive for the highest efficiency and effectiveness when delivering legal services and advice, but they also coordinate a team of legally trained professionals. They manage different profiles of clients and adjust the legal services to their needs.

Front of house manager: Front of house managers are responsible for those areas of a live event venue that are accessible to the public. They make sure interaction with the customers or visitors goes smoothly and professionally. Front of house managers are responsible for ticket sales, any refreshments, and make sure spaces accessible to the public are set out properly. They interact with the venue manager and the stage manager.
Casino gaming manager: Casino gaming managers oversee the day-to-day operations of gaming facilities. They supervise personnel, monitor the gaming areas, oversee the security services, ensure that all gaming rules are followed, and monitor compliance with regulatory requirements, responsible for implementing the operational objectives of the business.
Road transport division manager: Road transport division managers maintain control of processes relating to vehicles, staff, customers, routes, and contracts.

Optional skill

Manage a team is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Aquaculture hatchery manager: Aquaculture hatchery managers plan, direct, and coordinate the production in large-scale aquaculture operations to breed fish and shellfish, developing aquaculture breeding strategies using various types of spawning techniques. They control the reproduction and the early life cycle stages of cultured species. They supervise incubation, early feeding and rearing techniques of the cultured species.
Laundry and dry cleaning manager: Laundry and dry cleaning managers oversee the laundry operations in an institutional laundry. They supervise laundry and dry cleaning staff, plan and enforce safety procedures, order supplies and oversee the laundry’s budget. Laundry and dry cleaning managers ensure the quality standards and that customers’ expectations are met.
Zoo educator: Zoo educators teach visitors about the animals living at the zoo/aquarium as well as other species and habitats. They provide information about management of zoos, its collection of animals, and wildlife conservation. Zoo educators can be involved in both formal and informal learning opportunities ranging from production of information signs at enclosures to delivering classroom sessions linked to school or university curricula. Depending on the size of the organisation the education team may be a single person or a large team. Consequently the optional skills reqired are very broad and will vary from organisation to organisation. 

Zoo educators also promote conservation efforts. This can involve work within the zoo but also in the field as part of any zoo outreach project(s).
Service manager: Service managers are responsible for the supervision and coordination of the provision of different professional and technical services to customers. They ensure a smooth interaction with clients and high levels of satisfaction post-service. This occupation includes the provision of policing, correctional, library, legal and fire services.
Civil engineer: Civil engineers design, plan, and develop technical and engineering specifications for infrastructure and construction projects. They apply engineering knowledge in a vast array of projects, from the construction of infrastructure for transportation, housing projects, and luxury buildings, to the construction of natural sites. They design plans that seek to optimise materials and integrate specifications and resource allocation within the time constraints.

 


 

References

  1. Manage a team – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022