The Project Manager is a senior role, overseeing projects from start to finish and responsible for all involved elements. The Project Manager prepares tenders and contract bids on upcoming projects; submits plans to the local authorities; and liaises with relevant parties such as architects, developers, subcontractors and other professionals. They are responsible for hiring staff for upcoming projects and engaging subcontractors as necessary. From here, the Project Manager is responsible for developing these team members as required.
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Project Manager Job Description
Project Managers co-ordinate work programs for the job site during construction and ensures that works adhere to time, budget and safety standards throughout the project. The Project Manager must ensure that all projects are completed to the client’s expectations while representing the company’s values and reputation in the market. Thus, the Project Manager is involved with projects from the beginning through to completion and must maintain a strong presence at every stage of construction for end-to-end project management.
Key skills that Project Manager candidates must possess include leadership; understanding of Occupational Health and Safety legislation and requirements; time management skills; and the ability to oversee projects on a large scale.
The Project Manager takes full accountability for the financial management of projects and must possess strong financial acumen. The ability to manage and control a budget is imperative to success in the role.
Project Managers must be strong communicators and feel comfortable to present to clients regularly, along with presenting to various other stakeholders as required. They must also lead and develop teams on site and should be confident to do so.
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