1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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GENERAL MANAGERS plan, administer and review the major functions of industrial, commercial or government organisations either independently or through subordinate executives.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is at least 5 years relevant experience. In most instances a bachelor degree or higher qualification is also required.

Tasks Include:

  • directing the policy and operations of a company, authority or institution for the achievement of policy objectives, increased profit and market control
  • determining organisation objectives, policies and programs and setting standards and targets
  • appraising the activities of institutions according to strategies and objectives, and monitoring and evaluating performance
  • providing overall direction and management of enterprises, including personnel, technological resources and assets
  • consulting with subordinate staff and reviewing recommendations and reports
  • preparing or arranging the preparation of reports, budgets and forecasts and presenting them to governing bodies


This section contains the following subsection :
              1112-11 General Manager

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