The sample project manager job description clearly communicates the essential tasks, duties, responsibilities and requirements of the project manager role in any organization.
The nature of the projects under the project manager's control will vary but the core activities and competencies required for successful project completion and goal achievement are standard to the project management function.
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Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.
Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
Education, Qualifications and Experience
Key Skills and Competencies
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Indeed.com reports the average project manager salary for job postings on the site in the United States as of May 2020 is $83,236.
The average salary for job postings in the US titled Senior Project Manager is $109,000 and Junior Project Manager is $55,690.