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Major Group 1: Legislators, Senior Officials and Managers

11  Legislators and senior officials
    111 Legislators and senior government officials
        1110    Legislators and senior government officials
        

    114 Senior officials of special-interest organisations1 
        1141    Senior officials of political party organisations
        1142    Senior officials of employers', workers' and other 
                  economic-interest organisations
        1143    Senior officials of humanitarian and other special-interest
                  organisations

Definitional notes:

Senior government officials within minor group 111 (Legislators and senior government officials) should be restricted to public service officials who occupy the somewhat limited number of senior managerial positions within the public service at central, regional and local levels. Those managing government owned or controlled industrial enterprises, public utilities etc. should be classified to minor groups 121 (Directors and chief executives), 122 (Production and operation managers) or 123 (Other managers) as appropriate. Examples of occupational titles associated with minor group 111 are:

                    Permanent secretary
                    Assistant permanent secretary
                    Head of department
                    Director of ministry
                    Mayor
                    Senior administrator, intergovernmental agency
                    Diplomatic representative

Footnote
1. When a distinction cannot be made between senior officials of special-interest organisations, in terms of the political, economic or humanitarian aims of the organisation concerned, classification should be made to a unit group 1140 (Senior officials of special-interest organisations, nothing otherwise specified).


12 Corporate managers1
    121 Directors and chief executives2
        1210 Directors and chief executives
    122 Production and operations managers3
        1221    Production and operations managers in agriculture,
                 hunting, forestry and fishing
        1222    Production and operations managers in manufacturing
        1223    Production and operations managers in construction
        1224    Production and operations managers in wholesale and
                 retail trade
        1225    Production and operations managers in restaurants 
                 and hotels
        1226    Production and operations managers in transport,
                 storage and communications
        1227    Production and operations managers in business 
                 services enterprises
        1228    Production and operations managers in personal 
                 care, cleaning and related services
        1229    Production and operations managers not elsewhere
                 classified
    123 Other specialist managers4
        1231    Finance and administration managers
        1232    Personnel and industrial relations managers
        1233    Sales and marketing managers
        1234    Advertising and public relations managers
        1235    Supply and distribution managers
        1236    Computing services managers
        1237    Research and development managers
        1239    Other specialist managers not elsewhere classified

Definitional notes:

1. It should be noted that, in cases where information is limited to 'manager - enterprise or organisation with 10 or more employees', classification should be made to a unit group 1200 (Corporate managers, nothing otherwise specified).

2. This group is intended to include persons who - as directors or chief executives - manage enterprises or organisations with 10 or more employees.

3. This group is intended to include persons who indicate a production and/or operational managerial specialism in enterprises or organisations with 10 or more employees. Additional information about industry branch may be used to allocate the occupation to unit groups 1221-1229. In the absence of additional information on industry branch, classification should be made to a unit group 1220 (Production and operations managers, nothing otherwise specified).

4. This group should be restricted to persons who indicate a non-production/non-operational managerial specialism in enterprises or organisations with 10 or more employees. Unit group 1239 (Other specialist managers not elsewhere classified) is reserved for managerial occupations in enterprises or organisations with 10 or more employees for which a non-production/non-operational specialism is indicated but is not covered in unit groups
1231-1237.


13   Managers of small enterprises1
     131 Managers of small enterprises
         1311 Managers of small enterprises in agriculture, hunting, 
                  forestry and fishing2
         1312 Managers of small enterprises in manufacturing
         1313 Managers of small enterprises in construction
         1314 Managers of small enterprises in wholesale and retail trade
         1315 Managers of small enterprises of restaurants and hotels
         1316 Managers of small enterprises in transport, storage and
                 communications
         1317 Managers of small enterprises in business services enterprises
         1318 Managers of small enterprises in personal care, cleaning and
                 related services
         1319 Managers of small enterprises not elsewhere classified

Definitional notes:

This group is intended to include persons who manage small enterprises, or organisations with 0-9 employees, on their own behalf, or on behalf of the proprietor, and may have some non-managerial help. Non-managerial staff should be classified according to their specific tasks.

1. It should be noted that, in cases where information is limited to 'manager - enterprise or organisation with 0-9 employees', classification should be made to a unit group 1300 (Managers of small enterprises, nothing otherwise specified).

2. Unit group 1311 (Managers of small enterprises in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing) should be reserved for persons who indicate a managerial specialisation in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing activities, in organisations with with 0-9 employees. Persons describing themselves only as 'farmer', 'hunter', 'forester' or 'fisherman' would be classified to Major Group 6 (Skilled Agricultural and Fishery Workers).

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