Full-Time Project Managers: anywhere in USA and Canada
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Project managers are responsible for the planning, management, coordination and financial control of a project.
Looking for Project managers to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget, that the project’s objectives are met and that everyone else is doing their job properly. Projects are usually separate to usual day-to-day business activities and require a group of people to work together to achieve a set of specific objectives. You will oversee the project to ensure the desired result is achieved, the most efficient resources are used and the different interests involved are satisfied.
Typical responsibilities include:
* agreeing project objectives
* representing the client’s or organisation’s interests
* providing advice on the management of projects
* organising the various professional people working on a project
* carrying out risk assessment
making sure that all the aims of the project are met
* making sure the quality standards are met
* using IT systems to keep track of people and progress
* recruiting specialists and sub-contractors
* monitoring sub-contractors to ensure guidelines are maintained
* overseeing the accounting, costing and billing
Depending on the project, responsibilities can cover all aspects of a project from the beginning stages through to completion. Project managers typically lead by example, so expect to be working at least the same hours as your staff. Wages for this role can be lucrative.
Qualifications and training required
You often need a significant body of experience in the appropriate field, although some graduate schemes start you off in an ‘assistant PM’ role. You may also be required to be part of a professional or chartered body. Some professional bodies such as the Association of Project Management offer industry recognised qualifications – these are not essential but would be advantageous. It is also likely that you will need a full, clean driving licence.
As mentioned, some employers run graduate schemes and internship programmes in project management. While some specify degree subjects, others don’t. Entry requirements depend on which industry you want to work in. You can find such opportunities online at TARGETjobs, The Association for Project Management and through university careers services.
Key skills for project managers
*Well developed interpersonal skills
*Ability to motivate people
*Management and leadership skills
Candidates can apply for both Full-time and Part-time and can work from anywhere from USA and Canada.
Candidates apply at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary: $35 per hour
Full Training will be offered.