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back office

a. the administrative and support staff of a financial institution or other business
b. (as modifier): back-office operations

back office

(1) Systems that do not deal directly with the customer, such as inventory management and accounts payable. Contrast with front office. See back office application.

(2) (BackOffice) An earlier suite of network server software products from Microsoft that was licensed as a bundle. It was discontinued in 2001, but some of the underlying products remained. BackOffice included Windows NT Server, SQL Server, Systems Management Server (SMS), SNA Server and Mail Server.
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The decision to dissolve the operations department was formally announced in July.
We now have around 160 people in our operations department, and we are looking to expand further.
We need to work together with all relevant departments in the country to fight the smuggling of narcotics, especially marijuana oil which is used in e-cigarettes and vape pens" Ibrahim Al Kamali, Director of Passenger Operations Department said.
"These are as compared to only seven seizures over the same period in 2018," according to Ibrahim Al Kamali, director of Passenger Operations Department. "The department made 36 seizures in all last year." The increase in seizures for this illegal substance is huge this year, he added.
The Operations Department of the General Directorate of Coasts and Borders Security carried out today the exercise 'Dibel 2' in order to measure the readiness of the authorities concerned to deal with accidents at the sea, as well as to improve the co-ordination, training and efficiency of the participating parties.
QNA Doha THE Operations Department of the General Directorate of Coasts and Borders Security on Monday carried out the 'Dibel 2' exercise in order to measure the readiness of the concerned authorities to deal with accidents at the sea, as well as to improve the coordination, training and efficiency of the participating parties.
Since its inception in July 2017, the Security Services and Counter Gas Theft Control Operations Department (SSCGTO) has conducted 950 raids against domestic, commercial and industrial consumers.
The utility has revamped its security services and counter gas theft control operations department and conducted around 950 raids on domestic, commercial and industrial customers.
KFAED's operations department director Marwan Al-Ghanim and the acting secretary general of the Jordanian Ministry Ziad Obeidat during the signing ceremony AMMAN, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- The Jordanian government and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed Thursday an agreement to schedule debts worth USD 300.7 million.
Fatih Onat, Operations Department launched a successful cleanliness operation on the auspicious occasion of Eid-Ul-Adha.
The opening ceremony was attended by the Regional Director of the Operations Department at SDF Eng.
Among other things, Director Zoran Galic, charged, on behalf of the Border Police of BiH, the Chief of Operations Department of BiH BP, Predrag Radojcic, with co-ordination of join activities, says the statement.

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