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Chris Bell

Operations Manager

Lidl

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  Chris Bell
People management experience and understanding is vital, the ability to get the best out of those around will always make you successful. A degree is needed to be considered for this job as an entry point, but for those without a degree, Lidl has an excellent record on internal promotion. I started as a deputy store manager with 2 years management experience from a previous employer and worked my way to this position over 5 years. An interest in supply chain management and personnel management are essential to perform at the highest levels in retail. Flexibility, commitment, determination, maturity and good communication skills are required for this position. Enthusiasm for the role is often overlooked as a factor in success. I find that those who love their work really do succeed more often.
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Course Code:
LM041
Title:
Politics & Public Administration
College:
University of Limerick
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Public administration is the study, development, and implementation of government policy.

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the extensive role of government in modern society. The programme offers students a wide degree of choice between options in politics, history, economics and law, and the chance to develop their knowledge of French, German, or Spanish.



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Administration in Public and Private Trading companies and in the Civil Service

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

330

Change from 2012: 

20

History: 2012 - 310
2011 - 330
2010 - 330
2009 - 340*
2008 - 315
2007 - 310
2006 - 310
2005 - 335
2004 - 350
2003 - 365
2002 - 365*
2001 - 370
2000 - 375
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Essential Module Requirements:

Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include at least 3 of the following:

BBSAX/5M2468

  • B20005 or 5N1610
  • B20132 or 5N1394
  • B20151 or 5N1350
  • B20131 or 5N2091
  • B20017 or 5N1400
  • G20001 or 5N0690


BBSXX/5M2102

  • B20005 or 5N1610
  • B20132 or 5N1394
  • B20151 or 5N1350
  • B20017 or 5N1400
  • B20131 or 5N2091
  • L22687 or 5N3586
  • G20001 or 5N0690


DCHSX/5M4468

  • B20132 or 5N1394
  • L22687 or

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