As a project manager, you are in charge of overseeing and planning projects to ensure they are completed in time and within budget. You are also responsible for determining project objectives and scope. About this, you must predict the resources needed to reach objectives and also manage the resources effectively and efficiently. To know the total cost of a project, you must prepare the budget based on the scope of work and resource requirements. With this knowledge, you are to track project costs to meet the budget estimate.
You should also provide project updates consistently to several stakeholders about progress, adjustments, and strategy. Your responsibility involves managing suppliers and vendors by communicating expected deliveries and assigning tasks. You are to use the best techniques, equipment, and standard throughout the entire project execution. Throughout the project execution, you must monitor progress and make necessary adjustments. In essence, you are in charge of measuring project performance to identify an area of improvement.
The basic skills needed are excellent analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to solve problems easily, and experience in project management. The average salary of a project manager yearly is $78,087. To become a qualified candidate for this job, you must have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other related fields.