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Project Manager Overview

A project manager is responsible for overseeing the completion of a project, and they will typically be involved with every step of the process from hiring to construction. Project managers can work in any number of fields, and their projects can range from developing a new gated community to releasing a new type of music player device. However, the overwhelming majority of project managers are involved with construction, and their projects tend to be commercial in nature. Just a sample of the average project manager tasks could include hiring new employees, getting approval from the country for construction to begin, creating a timeline for the project and acting as a liaison between staff, managers, suppliers and the community.

Project Manager Educational Requirements

It is incredibly rare to secure a position as a project manager without a bachelor's degree. While there are some entry-level positions accepting applicants with just a two-year associate degree, those are generally the exception to the rule. The most successful project managers will major in subjects like construction science, project management, construction engineering or building science in order to sufficiently prepare for their careers. It may also be beneficial for project managers to earn certifications such as the Certified Construction Manager designation from the Construction Management Association of America or the Certified Professional Constructor designation from the American Institute of Constructors.

Project Manager Job Market

Statistics predict that between 2012 and 2022, the job market for project managers in the United States will grow by an impressive 16 percent, which is above average for careers in the country. This increase will translate to more than 80,000 additional project managers jobs over the next decade as well as countless similar positions like that of project administrator, project assurance specialist and release manager.

Project Manager Salary

In 2012, the average median salary for a project manager was $82,790. The highest salaries in the industry tend to go to project managers who are employed in civil engineering firms while the lowest salaries tend to be for specialty trade contractors or nonprofit project managers.

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Industry leader, Related Management, has a great career opportunity for an outstanding Maintenance Project Manager at our 694 unit Section 8/LIHTC residential site located in Chicago, IL. Responsi...
* Experis is looking for a Sr. Project Manager for a 6+ month project in Cleveland, Ohio* REQUIRED: - 7+ years PM experience - 7+ years Project Plan Creation Experience - Strong Risk Mitigation experience - Excellent Communication skills - SDLC PM skills - Proven experience managing projects 6-12 months in duration; budget over $1 Million and team sizes up to 10; medium to high risk. - Experience...
Looking for a SharePoint Project Manager/Business Analyst for a contract in Charlotte NC or San Francisco California. This resource will be needed anywhere from 20-40 hours/week. Duties include but are not limited to: Drive our client's organiation communications and preparations activity for a major SharePoint site Migration to 2013. SharePoint 2007 platform collaboration Farm contains over 1,000...
IT Project Manager Division of Fortune 500 Company in New Orleans, LA is seeking an IT Project Manager that has experience with the full SDLC life-cycle on various IT applications. Responsibilities: Provide start to finish of the SDLC lifecycle project management Interfacing directly with clients Required Experience: Previous Project Management experience (in the electric utility business is prefe...
Title: Freelance Project Manager Company/Location: AgencyRx, New York Department/Discipline: Project Management Responsibilities: Developing project estimates and project plans Preparing comprehensive project scopes Developing and maintaining critical issues documents Conducting project status meetings Preparing billing and forecast incomes Working with Account Executives, Copywriters, Art Directo...
Sr. Project Manager Finance Department Contract Only - 2 - 3 month contract PRIMARY PURPOSE: To develop and manage project assignments through completion; to lead and direct project teams; to communicate results; to make recommendations to management; and to provide training. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES Identifies required resources; researches project data, procedures and history for...
Chown Inc., a 134 year old company, the nation’s oldest same family owned hardware store in the United States, is known for our wide variety of high end architectural hardware. Chown supplies and installs commercial door hardware, electronic access control and IP video management systems. Chown is seeking a Project Manager to work out of our Portland office. If you possess strong communication ski...
As a Senior Project Manager with the Chase Paymentech Enterprise Program Office, you will work on a variety of projects within the merchant processing line of business in the Chase Commerce Solutions division. The Program Office manages a wide range of projects that require activities such as business review, requirements gathering, strategy creation and execution across various departments and op...
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. A member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and S&P 500 Index, Cognizant is a Forbes Global 2000 company and a member of the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top information technology companies in Business Week's Info Tech 100, Hot Growth and Top 50 Performers listings. At Cognizant, we are co...
Loudoun Water is a public utility that provides water and wastewater service to more than 200,000 customers in Loudoun County, VA, one of the fastest growing counties in the country. Loudoun Water recently assumed ownership of a 10 million-gallon-per-day water treatment plant and two drinking water reservoirs with over 1.5 billion gallons of raw water storage. Our Broad Run Water Reclamation Facil...
Position: Digital Project Manager Location: Digital Project Manager Status: Full Time Estimated Duration: Full Time Starts: Within a Couple Weeks Rate: $60,000-$80,000 annually DOE Job Description: A healthcare ad agency in the city is seeking a Digital Project Manager to join their growing team. In this role you will be the liaison between the traffic and accounts team. You will be tasked with al...
Project Manager Trainee (Novato) SoundVision is an industry leading Home Theater and Automation Contractor. We are looking for a Project Manager Trainee to develop the skills and expertise to become a Project Manager. Candidate should have a basic understanding of construction and electronic systems, with a willingness to get into the trenches and learn the skills necessary to install cutting edge...
Busy custom manufacturing shop is currently seeking a full-time project manager to oversee specific clients. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Daily client contact via emails, phone calls, and meetings. Updating and maintaining raw material delivery schedules, production schedules, and final product delivery schedules. Point of contact between client and production crew, ensuring s...
Please note this is a 6 months contract position Skills: Leading/Managing, Financial Projects, SharePoint, Portfolio Manager Qualifications: • 7 years experience leading/managing projects involving financial functions • Must have been primarily responsible for a multi-project program plan as a Program or Project Manager • Experience working in mid/large complex and diverse environments • Microsoft...
Job Description: Seeking an experienced Finance Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have a background in managing/implementing process changes in accounting that cross multiple teams and disciplines (5 years). Has a solid understanding of accounting principles and can manage and incorporate different needs from various departments (5 years). Knowledge of Oracle suite of products, ideal would...
Job Description: The successful candidate has experience managing front-end technology development (R&D) projects with adaptive timelines, budgets and resources. Leads one or more projects across multiple technical disciplines. Manages the development of project control schedules, work plans, budgets, communication plans, and resource plans. Communicates project scope, progress, results, and next...
PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION We are seeking an Assistant Project Manager for our growing Landscape Development Company to work closely with Project Managers, General Contractors, Architects, Ownership, Superintendents and Foreman to successfully and profitably complete projects. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Review project specifications, drawing and documents Prepare submittal packages...
Position: Mobile App - Interactive Project Manager Location: Minneapolis Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: 2-months Starts: ASAP Rate: Up to $35/hour DOE Job Description: Our large interactive agency is looking for aMobile App - Interactive Project Manager to work on-site at their downtown client for a period of 3 months. You must have experience project managing mobile apps. The ideal candida...
The Project Manager performs day to day management of projects and helps develop long-term and strategic objectives to ensure that end user requirements will be met. Performs horizontal integration planning and interface with other functional areas. Ensure technical solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner. The PM is responsible for the assigned personnel management ot technical...
We are currently searching for a Designer III/ Project Manager for our tenant development division in our Minneapolis, MN office. As a team member you would be responsible for project development and design issues, including creative and concept development and participate as required for all phases of projects, meeting or exceeding the Clients business objectives; from programming, schematic desi...
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