Skills and abilities: Excellent organisational, communication and leadership skills, IT literacy and budgeting skills.

What you’ll be doing: In the role of Project Manager, you could work on a variety of projects in different industries or sectors, including building projects and IT systems. Typical day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Determining the aims of the client or business
  • Planning different project stages, and deciding resource requirements
  • Agreeing prices with contractors and suppliers
  • Choosing and leading a project team
  • Monitoring progress, quality, and costs
  • Analysing risks, and reporting regularly to senior managers and the client

Career progression: You may decide to enhance your project management skills through a focussed qualification. With experience, you may rise to the position of Senior Project Manager, or choose to work as a freelance consultant. 

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