Operations Officer Cover Letter
Operations Officers plan, direct and coordinate the daily operations and procedures of a business concern. Their duties are mainly managerial in nature, and they are responsible for the efficient running of a company. An Operations Officer is referred to as a COO and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Some of their duties include creating and implementing business strategies, plans and procedures, instituting policies that promote the company’s vision and planning the use of materials and human resources within a company.
An Operations Officer is expected to be:
- An efficient leader
- Display excellent people skills
- Have exceptional business expertise
- Demonstrate an exemplary work ethic
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Dear Mr. Jeffrey,
I am applying for the position of an Operations Officer at Beacon Corporation as advertised in the New World Times this week. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with five years of experience managing an office. During this time, I carried out my managerial duties with efficiency and a strong work ethic.
My financial acumen extends to creating a realistic annual budget, analyzing financial reports, expenses and other relevant information to implement plans for strategic development and growth. I have also worked with a group of culturally diverse people and fostered a positive and productive team environment. Apart from this, in my time as Operations Officer for my current company, I have formulated new procedures that have given the company a competitive edge while maintaining a positive bottom line.
Some of my achievements as an Operations Officer are listed below:
- Played a part in the negotiation of high-level contracts, such as for CTO
- Increased market share and grew profits 150% through brand repositioning.
- Sourced new manufacturers and suppliers that now account for 25% of sales.
I have the skills and experience to keep your financial department running efficiently. I look forward to putting my skills to good use at Beacon Corporation. My enclosed resume will provide you with more details regarding my qualifications and experience. I hope to meet with you in person to discuss this position in more detail. Thank you for your time.