Contract project managers are responsible for coordinating every aspect of a project, reviewing and approving contract terms to coordinating deadlines, and supporting budgets. They draft and revise a variety of contracts with customers as well as providing advice and guidance to the different teams relating to contract generation. They also maintain an excellent working relationship with clients to ensure that their needs are met.
Contract project managers are required to monitor and inspect contract projects to maintain a high level of safety and quality traffic control. They also ensure that the organization's internal contract documents are accurate and well maintained. A great contract project manager needs to possess excellent time management skills and a keen eye for detail.
Contract project managers typically hold a bachelor's degree in finance, business management, or other related fields. They are expected to have some years of extensive relevant experience. Some employers prefer candidates with strong computer skills and knowledge of standard programs such as Microsoft Office and G Suite, as well as possessing the ability to manage confidential information professionally. Contract project managers earn an average salary of approximately $70,000 annually, or $34 per hour.