Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services – NOC : 0013

Unit Group

0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services

Senior managers in this unit group are usually appointed by a board of directors, to which they report. They work either alone or in conjunction with the board of directors to develop and establish objectives for the company, and to develop or approve policies and programs. They plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the operations of their organization in relation to established objectives. They work in establishments throughout the telecommunications, finance, insurance, real estate, and data processing, hosting and related services industries as well as other business service industries.
Example Titles
bank president
chief executive officer (CEO) – telephone company
chief financial officer (CFO) – advertising agency
chief operating officer – engineering firm
executive director, credit union
executive vice-president, real estate agency
general manager, real estate management company
president and chief executive officer – financial, communications and other business services
president, advertising agency
president, computing service company
regional vice-president, trust company
vice-president, human resources – bank
vice-president, marketing – clerical staff services
vice-president, operations – satellite communication services
assistant chief statistician – government services
assistant deputy minister
assistant deputy minister – government services
assistant executive director – government services
assistant general director – government services
assistant undersecretary of state
band manager – First Nations
chairman/woman – government services
chairperson – government services
chairperson, Human Rights Commission
chief – disaster management
chief administrative officer – government services
chief administrative officer – regional municipality
chief electoral officer
chief statistician – government services
city administrator
city hall clerk
city manager
city superintendent
clerk of the House of Commons
Clerk of the Privy Council
commissioner – government services
commissioner of inquiries
commissioner of inquiries – government services
commissioner, territorial
comptroller general of Canada
council secretary – government services
county clerk
deputy commissioner – government services
deputy minister
deputy minister – government services
deputy municipal clerk
deputy provincial secretary – government services
director general – government services
employment insurance appeals board chairperson
employment insurance commissioner
executive administrator – government agency
executive administrator – government department
executive director – emergency preparedness
executive director – government services
fire marshal
First Nations band manager
general manager – government services
general secretary – government services
government agency commissioner
government agency president
government agency senior administrator
grain commissioner
health commissioner
high commissioner
highway commissioner
Human Rights Commission chairperson
inspector general of financial institutions
liquor commissioner
local government manager
manager – First Nations
municipal administrator
ombudsperson – government services
parole board chairman/woman
president – government services
railroad commissioner
receiver general for Canada
regional municipality general director
secretary to the council – government services
senior administrator, government agency
sergeant-at-arms, House of Commons
superintendent of financial institutions
territorial commissioner
town clerk
township clerk
trade commissioner
undersecretary of state
vice-president – government services
Main duties
Senior managers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
Determine the company’s mission and strategic direction as conveyed through policies and concrete objectives which are met through the effective management of human, financial and material resources
Authorize and organize the establishment of major departments and associated senior staff positions
Allocate material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs; establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall human resources planning
Select middle managers, directors or other executive staff; delegate the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions
Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions.
Senior managers in this unit group may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing or human resources or in a particular service area.
Employment requirements
A university degree in business administration, commerce, computer science or other discipline related to the service provided is usually required.
Several years of experience as a middle manager in financial, communications or other business services are usually required.
Specialization in a particular functional area or service is possible through specific university training in that area or through previous experience.
Senior managers in finance usually require a professional accounting designation.
Additional information
There is mobility among senior management occupations.
Classified elsewhere
Related middle managers are classified in the following minor groups: (in 013 Managers in communication (except broadcasting) )
Managers in communication (except broadcasting) (013)
Managers in engineering, architecture, science and information systems (021)
Managers in financial and business services (012)
Classification Structure – 0