Assistant Manager

Provide day-to-day support to a Manager.
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What's it like to be an Assistant Manager?

Assistant Managers help a Manager to supervise daily operations and carry out workflow processes. Assistant Managers work in a wide range of industries such as retail, food service and in an office. Because of this, their responsibilities may vary. Those in retail may handle customer complaints and arrange inventory, while office-based Assistant Managers usually handle staff relations. Generally, Assistant Managers help boost productivity by implementing workflow processes and changes. They handle and resolve client or customer queries and complaints as they arise. They typically work with different people from across a business.
Assistant Manager

Tasks and duties

  • Ensuring tasks are effectively distributed among the team.
  • Developing systems and procedures for operational efficiency while monitoring workforce adherence to organisational guidelines.
  • Assisting the Manager in interviewing and recruiting new staff.
  • Developing good relationships with clients and employees.
  • Drafting strategies to improve workflows and achieve business goals.
  • Managing personnel reports and databases.

How to become an Assistant Manager

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Assistant Managers typically have extensive knowledge in their particular industry. Experience in staff supervision, customer service, and teamwork may be preferred by many hirers.

  1. Build a few years of experience in your specific field. This could be in a Sales Representative, Account Executive or Administrative Assistant role. Assistant Managers can often be promoted from a more junior role within a company.
  2. Consider completing a qualification in business. A degree or diploma course in business administration or a related field equips you with skills and knowledge in general business principles and operations, which can be applied across industries.
  3. Consider completing further study to broaden your career opportunities. Assistant Managers may progress to being General Managers. Completion of a masters degree and additional certifications may be beneficial.

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Working hours for Assistant Managers

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Late nights

Job market trends for Assistant Managers


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Latest Assistant Manager reviews

Latest reviews from 13 Assistant Managers surveyed on JobStreet.

Jun 2023
Your passionate overcome the challenging under high pressure work environment
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Economics
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
The good things
If you are passionate in resolving customer issues or concerns, end up customer appreciation will be the great moment on your good work
The challenges
Challenging facing different types of issues, work under pressure and sometimes work even off duty.
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Nov 2022
Readiness,knowledgeable strong communication is required
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
The good things
Assistant manager of compliance is a good job where we ensuring the product produce within requirement.having opportunities on managing people. Bad thing is the distance between home n office is too ...
The challenges
Managing new and lack of knowledge people is the most challenging
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