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Chief Executives
District Of Columbia

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Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

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Currently Employed: Not Available

Projected Annual Job Openings: Not Available

Typical Hourly Wage: $58.55 - $80+

Typical Annual Salary: $121,800 - $166,400+

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: 5 years or more

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Direct or coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Confer with board members, organization officials, or staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, or resolve problems.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.
  • Prepare budgets for approval, including those for funding or implementation of programs.
  • Serve as liaisons between organizations, shareholders, and outside organizations.
  • Review and analyze legislation, laws, and public policy, and recommend changes to promote and support interests of both the general population and special groups.
  • Direct or coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Negotiate or approve contracts or agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal or state agencies, or other organizational entities.
  • Review reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • High capacity removable media drives
  • Mobile phones
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Human resources software
  • Project management software

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