- The PM is responsible for all phases of the project lifecycle from initiation through the completion of the project.
- Works closely with the sponsor to identify and manage staffing requirements and funding availability.
- Responsible for ensuring that the project deliverable are completed on time, within budget, and meet the quality criteria and requirements set forth by the business.
- Key liaison, acting as a bridge between the client, stakeholders and the solution team.
Project Management Institute Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, and Quality
Phases: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring/Controls, Closing
Technologies: .Net, Java, Web Dev Tools, SQL, ERP Systems etc…
Project Tracking: PPM(Clarity, Primavera, Planview), Visio, MS Project
Presentation: WebEx, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
Certifications that will help:
PMP (Project Management Professional),
Infrastructure Certifications, Development Certifications are also acceptable
This person reports to:
Program Manager, IT Managers, Business Managers (Project Stakeholders), PM’s usually work in a PMO (Project Management Office)