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presidentPRESIDENT SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS

The President is responsible for the overall direction and administration of all company operations, programs and services.

PRESIDENT ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To develop and maintain a positive company image and positive relations between the company and key customers, vendors, and regulators.
  • To develop in conjunction with the managers of the company, plans for the growth and development of the company and the expansion or improvement of company facilities.
  • Monitors and develops the annual budget for approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Ensures that company operations comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Develops monitors, approves and implements policies and procedures appropriate to the operations of the company.
  • Serves as the final authority for employee relations and personnel matters; has ultimate authority for all hire/fire decisions, compensation, and disciplinary actions.
  • Handles negotiations with outside parties on behalf of the company.
  • Oversees all operation areas of the company through supervision of all vice-presidents, directors, and managers.

 ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Directly accountable to the board of directors for effectively performing all responsibilities. Provides reports on all aspects of company performance as requested by the board. Serves as the chairperson of policy and management teams. Directly supervises the organization’s Vice-Presidents (e.g., VP-Finance, VP-Sales).

PROCEDURES

The President Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:

Procedure ID and Name Policies & Procedures Manual
CSH105 Check Signing Authority Accounting
FS1020 Management Responsibility ISO 22000
HRG101 Employee Hiring HR
ITAD101 Information Technology Management Computer & Network (IT)

PRESIDENT QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting is required; an MBA in Management is preferred. Top management experience at a Fortune 1000 company is preferred. A proven record of leadership (e.g., progression through positions of increasing responsibility) is beneficial. Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential.

PRESIDENT PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Occasional travel (by airplane, automobile) in the conduct of business is necessary. Ability to communicate orally with board of directors, customers, vendors, shareholders, management, and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential.

Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.

No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines.

Good reasoning ability is required to solve a wide range of business problems. Able to apply statistical calculations, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and sampling theory as well as algebra, linear equations, and other analytics as required. Able to understand and utilize financial reports and legal documents to conduct business.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Activities include extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer monitor and/or calculator.

SKU: JD0930

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