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Project Management

Summary

Project management employees oversee projects to ensure that standards and objectives are always being met. They will work with several other internal and external teams to make sure that projects have the manpower and equipment needed to be successful. They also need to prepare reports to monitor and display project progress.

Typical activities

  • May supervise project managers and coordinators.
  • Plan and execute internal projects.
  • Ensure all targets and requirements are being met.
  • Evaluate goals, objectives, and overall progress of projects.

Synonyms or related job titles

Project Administrator, Project Assistant, Project Controller, Project Coordinator, Project Planner, Project Scheduler, Project Support Officer, Project Manager, Project Portfolio Manager, Programme Management Office (PMO), Programme Manager

Summary

Scrum masters are key individuals within the business that ensure the team has the proper measures in place in order to meet the goals of the business and team members are able to get through obstacles that are presented to them. Serve as a line of communication between scrum team members and the product owner.

Typical activities

  • Ensure all agile practises are being followed by the team.
  • Act as line of communication between scrum team and product owner.
  • Guide the team on various projects.
  • Cause change that increases the productivity of the scrum team.

Synonyms or related job titles

Agile Coach, Agile Master, Scrum Master

Summary

Business consulting project management employees are responsible for the promotion of the business at various industry meetings and conferences. They carry out various analyses to make sure that project specifications can and will be met. They also provide consulting in various areas such as process and growth optimisation.

Typical activities

  • • Deliver solutions to consulting clients.
  • Conduct needs analysis and determine project specifications.
  • Present proposals to clients.
  • Maintain a strong network and promote the organisation.

Summary

IT consultant project management employees will work with various teams within the organisation to ensure the right people and equipment are being used to maximise the efficiency of the project. They oversee project performance, and they serve as a mediator to internal issues and conflicting priorities.

Typical activities

  • Oversee completion of technology solutions projects.
  • Provide effective budget analysis and labour planning.
  • Oversee performance and client acceptance.
  • Select and evaluate personnel to ensure efficient operation.

Summary

IT project managers monitor and develop the progress of projects to ensure they are being carried out efficiently. They coordinate the work being carried out by technical staff, and they themselves coordinate activities that may be across functional areas within the business.

Typical activities

  • Manage and prioritise the project team.
  • Select, develop and evaluate personal to ensure project efficiency.
  • Assign and monitor work of technical personnel.
  • Develop and manage detailed project plans.

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Summary

Product owners are responsible for the innovation of new products and of the end to end launch of them. They work with global partners and commercial businesses to define a roadmap for the delivery of products to consumers. They work to create a fast paced and effective environment for all members of the team.

Typical activities

  • Define the vision of the project.
  • Manage the product backlog.
  • Oversee development stages of products.
  • Anticipate and respond to client needs.

Synonyms or related job titles

Product Owner

Summary

External project managers work with external clients to ensure that project performance is meeting high quality standards and selected deadlines. They use formal process and tools and carry out basic analyses of risk and cost to ensure that budgets are being managed and that the quality and the cost of the project remains within the specifications.

Typical activities

  • Plan, monitor and manage eternal client projects.
  • Use formal processes and tools to manage resources and budgets.
  • Meet contractual obligations regarding things like quality and costs.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of quality standards and regulations.