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A director who occupies a key position in upper management works as a major figurehead in an organisation, typically overseeing and managing all functions in a specific area or department. He or she plans and implements department strategies and also takes part in the company’s overall strategic decisions and ensures that his or her allotted department(s) are working in accordance with such goals
Directors are appointed in a vast variety of industries and as leaders of a number of departments and functions including communications, IT, art and creative services, finance and accounting, advertising, medicine, sales, education, production and branding, among others
Typical salaries for this position vary from industry to industry. Jobholders in an IT department generally make around £80,000 per year, whilst those at the head of creative departments typically see a figure of around £70,000 a year. Financial department heads can command from around £40,000 a year to more than £100,000 annually, whilst those heading sales are likely to see figures in a similar range, though the average is significantly higher.
Directors lead a particular company or business. They are responsible for all aspects of the company’s success. Managing Directors work to administer organizational activities, set business strategies, delegate tasks, and recruit new managerial employees. As the leader of a company, directors sometimes report to board members or company stakeholders. They strive to maintain professional and corporate customs, enforce ethical practices, meet fiscal targets and manage company budgets.
Managing Directors perform the following functions:
i. Delegate job assignments
ii. Analyze, review, and develop business strategies
iii. Hire proficient managers
iv. Protect the organization’s repute and principles
v. Strategically grow the business
Directors receive very lucrative salary compensation. They get insurance, pension, stocks, and bonds. Other benefits may include travel, uniform, meal, and miscellaneous allowances.
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