In a job description... how do you differ between ownership and responsibility?
I work in telecoms and moving into a new role following a successful interview (thanks MT!) which is a fairly big promotion for me.
I'm reviewing the job description before my 1st April start as it needs a quick tidy up to reflect the full role. Thankfully I'm 80% aware of what is required but once I have that 80% documented I can get to 100% during a review with my new line manager.
This brings me on to the difficulty I am having... perhaps i'm just having a slow day?!
How do you differ between ownership and responsibility?
Example 1 - I will have ownership/responsibility for a dedicated network made up of multiple components from a number of suppliers and also the service running across that network
In this example do I 'own' the network and have a 'responsibility' for delivering the service within the agreed SLAs to our customer?
Example 2 - I will have ownership/responsibility for the supplier relationships.
In this example do I 'own' the relationship and have a 'responsibility' for ensuring they are delivery to their contract?
Thanks in advance,