Project Manager

General summary

This is the first level of project management. Typically has a project portfolio up to $5 million. Responsible for project planning, overseeing activities of a project team, and identifying appropriate resources needed. Develops project plans, timelines, and accountabilities. Must be familiar with project scope and objectives as well as role of each team member. Accountable for developing project deliverables and measuring project outcomes. Frequent interaction with both business owners and managers in other IT functions.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in planning and organizing projects ensuring project deadlines are met. Ability to manage a project from conception to implementation. Ability to collaborate with professional staff and stakeholders. Ability to lead a team. Ability to mentor, coach, and develop skills of staff.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years of relevant IT experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade