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Sample project manager job description

At [Company X], we pride ourselves on continuous evolution. The driving force behind constant business growth is the presence of skilled and dedicated project managers. We’re searching for a highly skilled project manager to contribute to our growth and help us maintain position as an innovative authority. The ideal candidate will have production experience as well as strong skills in developing and overseeing work plans. The project manager will prepare and present progress updates to appropriate management channels on a regular basis, ensuring that innovation is being achieved.  

Objectives of this role

  • Build and develop the project team to ensure maximum performance, by providing purpose, direction, and motivation
  • Lead projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure that projects remain within scope, schedule, and budget, collaborating with staff in various departments
  • Analyze project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timeline, and cost to ensure that team can adhere to project requirements
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain processes for managing scope during the project lifecycle, setting quality and performance standards and assessing and managing risk 
  • Structure and manage integrated, multitrack performance databases for digital, print, social, broadcast, and experiential projects
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with third-party resources, including vendors and researchers
  • Monitor and assign resources appropriately to streamline project efficiency and maximize deliverables 
  • Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels and escalate issues, as necessary, according to project work plan

Required skills and qualifications

  • Seven or more years of project management experience
  • Experience in developing web technologies and software platforms for maximum usability
  • Proven success working with all levels of management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Professional certification such as PMP or PRINCE2
  • Previous success in producing deliverable software platforms
  • Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines
  • Experience developing platforms for internal processes
  • Experience in coaching and educating project teams to strengthen capabilities and skill sets