1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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Contents >> 02 Structure & Definitions >> 1 Managers and Administrators



MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS head government, legislative, industrial, commercial, agricultural and other establishments, or departments within these organisations. They determine the policy of the organisation or department, and direct its functioning, usually through other managers, and coordinate economic, social, technical, legal and other policies.

Most occupations in this major group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Managers and Administrators typically include formulating, administering and reviewing the policy and legislation which determine the direction to be taken by the organisation they head; controlling, directing and participating in the activities of that organisation personally or through a hierarchy of managers and supervisors; establishing operational and administrative procedures; and controlling the selection of senior staff and the allocation of resources.

Occupations in this major group are classified into the following sub-major groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
        11 Generalist Managers
        12 Specialist Managers
        13 Farmers and Farm Managers

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