A business manager is a person who manages people, resources and budgets to make projects a success. They need to build a good working relationships with internal and external customers and will have excellent interpersonal, negotiation, motivation and presentation skills.
Skills and aptitude
Skills and aptitudes that would make a great business manager include:
- Problem Solving
- Good communicator
- Team work
Entry-level business manager job roles
Someone entering a business manager job role might have the following job titles so look out for them while you're doing your research into possible future careers:
- Junior Project Manager
- Business Analyst
- Solutions Analyst
- Database Analyst
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Business Intelligence Analyst
Meet Sophie Koonin, a business analyst at John Lewis. Click here to read more about Sophie's journey from Linguistics to Computer Science, and a place on John Lewis' Graduate Scheme.