This personnel leads and participates in projects to ensure business needs are addressed. He/She analyzes relevant information to aid using available resources. This is to maximize new opportunities and improve existing business practices and results. Similarly, he/she evaluates business operations to identify trends and opportunities for improvements and growth. Also, he/she prepares reports, correspondence, plans, and presentations related to department operations. Furthermore, he/she may prepare and negotiate contracts. Asides from that, he/she may create systems to streamline the distribution of resources across departments. This personnel also assists in the preparation of the annual budget and documents for audit and performs other duties as assigned.
Most management associates hold a bachelor's degree with at least two years of experience in management or a similar field. They possess skills like collaboration, analytical, attention to detail, communication, and problem-solving skills. Management associates earn an average salary of $78,744 per annum. This ranges between $43,000 and $145,000.