What does a Group Manager do?

Group managers serve in a leadership role heading a team or division. They are responsible for a wide range of administrator-level tasks and oversee all aspects of daily operations. They develop strategic plans, take an active role in major operational decisions, and drive growth and development efforts. They recruit, hire, train, and supervise staff, and establish group policies and practices. They may also be accountable for sales and marketing initiatives, and expected to meet sales quotas.

Group managers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in a business field. They have a background in sales or marketing, including roles in managerial positions. They must possess strong leadership qualities, have excellent communication skills, and have a passion for developing talent. Accounting and budgeting skills are also required.

What responsibilities are common for Group Manager jobs?
  • Ensure adherence to SOPs, safety standards and company policies.
  • Review reports for accuracy and make corrections as needed.
  • Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.
  • Ensure alignment of activities to support business plans.
  • Engage in direct and consistent contact with participants.
  • Communicate and present findings to key stakeholders and management.
  • Create team leader development plans and coach the team members.
  • Identify and close team skills gaps through coaching and/or training.
  • Respond to client's questions and needs and lead meetings.
  • Ability to multitask and handle interruptions to support operators.
  • Care for and maintain facilities and equipment used by the group.
  • Manage safety, delivery, quality, and cost for assigned shifts/groups.
  • Lead a team responsible for extensions of credit to clients within a given segment or credit product type.
  • Act as an advisor to subordinate leads or staff members.
  • Responsible for the development and management of the production group.
What are the typical qualifications for Group Manager jobs?
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer engineering, computer science, or engineering.
  • Prior experience in a consulting position.
  • Experience with MEP, SOX, Javascript, and Agile software and systems.
  • Comfortable with budget planning and risk assessment, with strict attention to details.
  • Can take an advocacy position during collaboration and problem-solving sessions.
  • Is dedicated to continuous improvement.
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Avg. Experience5-7 years

How much does a Group Manager make?

$132,953 /yr
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Aster GroupAster Group
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Feb 17, 2020

“Truly flexible working where we are trusted and empowered to work in the way we want to achieve the best outcomes”

Stanley ConsultantsStanley Consultants
Design Services Group Manager
Jan 17, 2021

“I look forward working many years more at Stanley Consultants and embrace any opportunities to grow further my skills and career at the company.”

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Focus Group Participant
Feb 25, 2021

“This is a fun and awesome way to make money!”

Police Athletic LeaguePolice Athletic League
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Sep 26, 2021

“The pay is not great and is nearly good.”

Everwood Day CampEverwood Day Camp
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Oct 25, 2021

“pay is not competitive and is not even close to what is deserved”

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“Good work life balance is ver good”

Group Leader
Mar 2, 2022

“pay was not great and demanding job”

CS Group Manager
Feb 21, 2021

“Great place to work develop your skills and a stable career”

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