First-level manager. Manages activities of team including supervisors and/or individual contributors. May also manage a process or function without having direct reports.

Degree of Independent Judgement

Objectives for assigned unit/area defined by upper management. Latitude to make decisions to achieve defined goals. Failure to achieve objectives will have significant impact on unit and the organization.


Manages the work efforts of supervisors/individual contributors. Responsible for hiring, firing, performance appraisals, and pay reviews. Makes decisions based on unit objectives, as well as company policies and procedures.

Education & Experience

Broad knowledge of the field with demonstrated leadership skills. Typically requires a bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience.