1121-Managing Directors and Chief Executives

Job Title: 

Managing Directors and Chief Executives

Job Description: 

Managing directors and chief executives formulate and review the policies and plan, direct coordinate and evaluate the overall activities of enterprises or organizations (except special interest organizations and government departments) with the support of other managers, usually within guidelines established by a board of directors or a governing body to whom they are answerable for the operations undertaken and results.


Authorising material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

401 - Business Administration, Management and Operations

Specific Occupations: 

112101 - Director (Enterprise / Organisation)
Description : Determines, formulates and reviews the general policy program and the overall direction of an organisation, within the framework established by a board of directors or a similar governing body.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Alternative Director, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Company Director, Deemed (Shadow) Director, Executive Director, Independent Non-executive Director, Managing Director, Managing Director (Enterprise / Organisation), Non-executive Director, Senior / Lead Independent Non-executive Director

Additional Notes: 

NOTE: This Unit group includes regional managers and other senior managers who coordinate and supervise the activities of subordinate managers who have a diverse range of functional responsibilities. Jobs whose principle responsibility is to participate as a member of the board of directors of one or more enterprises or organizations as well as chief executives of government owned enterprises are also included in this unit group. Managers responsible for specialized functions within a specific geographic area are excluded from this unit group. For example, regional sales managers are classified in unit group 1221, Sales and Marketing Managers.

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa