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Are you the type of person that likes to have a plan and see it through? Are you a natural leader who knows how to motivate others and keep things on track? If so, you may be a great fit as a Project Manager.
Project managers oversee all the stages of a project. From planning in the beginning to making sure all tasks of the project are completed, you'll be there every step of the way. Part of your duties include assigning tasks to members of your team and setting a budget and timeline for the project and making sure the project sticks to it. You'll also need to identify areas of risk and ways to minimize the risk to make sure a project is completed successfully. The size and complexity of each project will vary. Some projects may include team members from different areas of the company.
To be successful as a project manager, you'll want to have strong organization and communication skills. You'll also need a Bachelor's degree in business or a related field and previous experience managing projects. Experience using project management software is a big plus. This role is also found in other job families within the industry. Specialized training or knowledge may be needed based on the family in which you work.
- Plan all stages of a project
- Oversee completion of all tasks associated with a project
- Assign tasks in each stage of the project to team members
- Create a budget and timeline for project
- Monitor progress to make sure project is on time and on budget
- Facilitate meetings with project team
- Communicate project status to managers, peers and business partners
- Evaluate success of project and suggest ways to improve as needed
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