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Job description for the project manager role

Task Name: Phase 1 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 800-1200 words
Details: This is a new position and your manager has asked you to write a job description for the project manager role to document for future candidates. In your summary, describe the main responsibilities and duties that must be completed by a project manager.

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Points Possible: 125
Date Due: Friday, Feb 27, 2009
Objective: Describe the role of project management in modern organizations.
Function within a project team environment.

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Task Name: Phase 1 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 800-1200 words
Details: This is a new position and your manager has asked you to write a job description for the project manager role to document for future candidates. In your summary, describe the main responsibilities and duties that must be completed by a project manager.

Objective: Describe the role of project management in modern organizations.
Project management is the art and science of directing and leading a team of people to accomplish a discrete goal. Projects have become critical for the organizations in order to succeed in this competitive environment. It helps in creating value in the form of improved business processes, is indispensable in the development of new products and services and makes it easier for companies to respond to changes in the environment, competition and the marketplace. (Pmforum, 2009)
Role of Project Manager
Project manager is responsible for the planning, execution and control of the project. Hence he is responsible for the successful initiation, planning, execution and closure of a project. The project manager must possess a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve interpersonal conflicts as well as more systematic management skills. (Projectsmart.co.uk)
The tasks to be handled by a project manager to successfully manage a project include:
? Integration Management
This involves providing the direction to the project
? Scope Management
Project manager is responsible for setting the charter of the project, the Scope Section of the ...

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Response describes the job description for the project manager role

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