What does an Operations Analyst do?

An Operations Analyst is responsible for identifying and solving issues relating to the performance of the business operations. To do so, vast amounts of data and information must be analyzed and reviewed with the cooperation of the sales management and engineering departments. Depending on the industry, an operations analyst may progress into overseeing different enterprise accounts in a regional or national position.

Operations analysts often require a bachelor's degree with a master's degree in business or a related field preferred by most employers. Due to the demands of the job, a minimum of 3 years working as an analyst in a professional business work environment is required. Candidates that do well in this position possess strong attention to detail along with business acumen fueled by sharp analytical skills.

  • Review company policies and business process
  • Analyze data and information to identify business opportunities
  • Work closely with executive management to achieve outcomes based on company goals
  • Recommend and update policies and procedures to improve performance
  • Enhance workflow and cross-departmental engagements
  • Collaborate with the sales and engineering team to improve cost-effectiveness across all platforms
  • Create monthly reports to management on key findings and assessments
  • Keep updated on industry and market trends
  • Minimum 3 years as an analyst in a professional setting
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills to work with different management levels
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to sit in front of a computer for many hours a day
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Operations Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹4,63,984 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹5L
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Operations Analyst Career Path

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Operations Analyst Insights

Read what Operations Analyst professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Operations Intern
24 Jan 2020

“It was an amazing time and I could not find a better internship anywhere else!”

Operations Analyst
19 Jan 2021

“career growth/ promotion is tough and varies greatly on which client/ team one is on.”

Ground Operations Agent
11 Jan 2022

“Currently about 14 dollars an hour however a pay review is currently ongoing and this may increase.”

Revenue Operations Analyst
22 Aug 2019

“This is a great place to work if you're eager to learn and advance your career.”

Mitel NetworksMitel Networks
Operations Analyst
25 Feb 2020

“I was given many opportunities to learn and grow in fields I was interested in.”

Operation Analyst
14 Dec 2020

“class brand and proactively offer you opportunities to take your career where you want it to go.”

Koru KidsKoru Kids
Operations Analyst
7 May 2021

“one of the biggest perks was going to work every day with such a great team!”

Althea Group
Operations Analyst
3 Aug 2021

“Management are great to work with but no idea of the focus from any of the directors.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an operations analyst

When working as an operations analyst, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Operational Excellence, EXCEL Spreadsheets, Written Communication, Powerpoint and Continuous Improvement.

The most similar professions to operations analyst are:
  • Product Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager

The most common qualifications to become an operations analyst is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.