What is a project manager?
A project manager is responsible for the planning, management, coordination and financial control of a building scheme. He or she will liaise with the client and project team to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.
The role may also be involved from the initial conception and design of the project, through its construction and completion. The project manager will also provide independent professional advice if needed.
Becoming a project manager
Work will involve technical competence, leadership skills, human resources and risk management. IT is increasingly important in this role especially for managers working on site.