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Management Analysts

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Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.

    Work Activities
    • Document findings of study and prepare recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or organizational changes.
    • Interview personnel and conduct on-site observation to ascertain unit functions, work performed, and methods, equipment, and personnel used.
    • Analyze data gathered and develop solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.
    • Plan study of work problems and procedures, such as organizational change, communications, information flow, integrated production methods, inventory control, or cost analysis.
    • Confer with personnel concerned to ensure successful functioning of newly implemented systems or procedures.
    • Gather and organize information on problems or procedures.
    • Prepare manuals and train workers in use of new forms, reports, procedures or equipment, according to organizational policy.
    • Review forms and reports and confer with management and users about format, distribution, and purpose, identifying problems and improvements.
    • Develop and implement records management program for filing, protection, and retrieval of records, and assure compliance with program.
    • Design, evaluate, recommend, and approve changes of forms and reports.
    • Recommend purchase of storage equipment and design area layout to locate equipment in space available.
    Skills
    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    • Reading Comprehension

      Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    WorkKeys®
    Applied Math
    5
    Workplace Documents
    5
    Graphic Literacy
    5
    Abilities
    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Written Comprehension

      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    Knowledge
    • Administration and Management

      Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Customer and Personal Service

      Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

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    Pay
    • Ohio Annual Salary $77,730/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage $37.37/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage
    Ohio Employment Trends
    • Currently Employed 21,550
    • Yearly Projected Openings 2,230
    Typical Education
    Personality
    Investigative: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Integrity
    • Adaptability/Flexibility
    • Initiative
    • Cooperation
    • Dependability
    Tools
    • Personal computers
    • Notebook computers
    • Liquid crystal display projector
    • High capacity removable media drives
    • Desktop computers
    Technology
    • Web platform development software
    • Operating system software
    • Object or component oriented development software
    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
    • Development environment software
    Tags
    • InDemand occupations are considered a priority by the state of Ohio.
    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.