Today in the ads you can often find vacancies, the name of which is borrowed from foreign languages. One of such beautiful sonorous words is "supervisor". Today this position is one of the most common. However, not everyone understands what exactly the people of this profession are doing.
The word "supervisor" comes from the English language. Supervisor translates as "supervisor" (supervise - to control, observe). In America, this term began to be used in the 70s of the twentieth century. The emergence of this position was associated with the need to strengthen control over workers. The term “supervisor” came to Russia along with Western technologies.
The supervisor submits a group of employees of 5-10 (rarely 20) people. To establish and maintain individual contact with each of the subordinates, this number of employees is considered optimal. Depending on the specifics of the company's activities, the supervisor can be freelance or full-time. He has the function of an intermediary between the head of the department or the customer and the working staff.
A specialist in this position can work in various fields of activity. Among them there are lower-level managers, instructors, office managers, auditors, etc. Most often, the definition of "supervisor" is used to name a specialist who organizes and controls the work of promoters (people who promote services and goods). In "network marketing" this word refers to employees who have reached a certain level within their "network".
The supervisor must have leadership, organizational, creative and communication skills. In the work of this specialist, systems thinking is important, which consists in the ability to see the situation and predict its outcome, planning skills, activity, dedication, resistance to stress, observation, diligence, exactingness, and the ability to work in a team.
A person working in this direction must know the structure of sales, labor legislation, norms and rules of labor protection. He needs to master the ethics of business communication, be able to negotiate, skillfully use methods for solving managerial and organizational problems.
The main requirements for candidates for the position of supervisor are age from 20 to 40 years, higher education, work experience from one year. The nature of the supervisor's work is traveling. Most employers pay their employees transport fares, provide a cell phone for use. The monthly salary of supervisors is about $ 300-400.