What does an administrative manager do?
An administrative manager is responsible for carrying out the administrative operations of the service which employs him, in compliance with the rules and procedures.
He is led to seek, collect, analyze, broadcast and manage a lot of information and to play a role of advice with his interlocutors.
His function also involves the configuration of software and computer tools necessary for his field of activity, the processing of mail and files as well as the entry and archiving of various data.
What qualities are required?
The administrative manager must above all master the office automation tools made available to him and be able to analyze data, classify them and justify his choices.
He is also able to convince his interlocutors and guide their choices.
He knows and uses the technical language specific to his profession and knows write notes and reports.
The administrative manager is also able to manage a budget and anticipate the technological developments and their impact on activities relating to its sector of activity.
Salaries and career prospects
The gross salary of a junior administrative manager is estimated at €1,900.
In mid-career, his profession may evolve into a position of personnel manager or a similar job in Human Resources.
Training to become an administrative manager
To access an administrative manager position, the course generally includes a
Bac STG (Secretariat and Management Technique), followed by a professional license as a Collaborator in Human Resources Management and/or a DUT in business and administration management.
The recruitment of administrative managers is carried out directly or by competition for holders of a diploma approved at level V.
Moreover, this sector of activity is subject to the permanent evolution of computerized management software, which involves constant information monitoring.