Meaning of line-manage in English:



[with object]mainly British
  • Have direct managerial responsibility for (a particular employee)

    ‘you will be responsible for line-managing staff in your team’
    • ‘When you become a sergeant, you automatically line manage.’
    • ‘Rachel will line manage senior operational managers and head a new Operations Board.’
    • ‘Is there anywhere in the present system of promotion a built-in priority that a line manager must have the minimum recognised skills to line manage?’
    • ‘Bill's work, in addition to line managing staff, is to provide high level statistical modelling skills and innovative data analysis.’
    • ‘One of the things that is crucial to the resolution of a dispute is the character and quality of the person who is line managing.’