Pros: developing a tool, report, or presentation, that succeeded in helping a customer, generate business, or helping an associate better perform their job. fair benefits and compensation administration.
Cons: while it's certainly beneficial to accurately anticipate major corporate actions, particularly those in which local individuals may be significantly affected, managerial decisions have sometimes occurred, leaving insufficient time for prudent individual reaction.
The duties of my most recent role as Strategic Business Development Manager varied in nature and focus throughout the course of each month. While researching and developing ways to ever increase sales of our electrical utility products for the renewable energy generation market was a prime responsibility, I also devoted considerable production to analyzing – more... and presenting numerous marketing and engineering performance indicators to all functional departments within the Division. I also routinely made presentations, supplied reports, trained and evaluated personnel, and attended trade conferences.
Inasmuch as my in-house, as well as external, customers varied extensively in terms of personnel, requirements, and preferences, I'd learned to become very flexible in my work manner and perspectives to optimally accommodate individuals’ needs.
While it was the responsibility of my managers to call directions and thereby 'lead the way' toward particular goals, I quickly discovered that their effectiveness significantly improved as I became more adept at proactively interpreting their unspoken requests and consequently deliver more strategic results.
Many of my co-workers were new to their assignments, a situation often repeating throughout each year. Having served a number of varied roles in the past, I was generally able to supplement their training and develop tools and procedures to help them more quickly assimilate their responsibilities.
Much my work output depended upon receiving accurate and timely information from other individuals. It was an added challenge to complete a task whenever such information was either late, insufficient, or inaccurate, and the responsible person was to be absent for an extended period. I quickly learned to develop alternative informational sources or to maintain personal databases upon which I could rely upon such contingencies.
Much of my reporting and analytical duties frequently depended upon performing a series rather complicated software procedures. One of my personal goals was continually improving the accuracy, relevancy, clarity, consistency, and speed of the information that I delivered. I recognized that I held an important stake in helping our business advance and prosper by always striving to deliver the most germane and highest quality information that I could generate, an accomplishment in which I regularly derived great satisfaction. – less