Applications Project Manager

Job Description Applications Project Manager

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What is the job description of an Applications Project Manager?

An Applications Project Manager manages application and software development projects. They manage resources, time and talent within the project, and guard the scope of the project towards clients. They are sufficiently well-versed in the technical aspects of the project at hand to be able to safeguard the quality of deliverables.

What skills and responsibilities does an Applications Project Manager have?

Agile Coaches need a wide array of technical, soft and managerial skills to cater to all aspects of the job.

Technical skills

  • Working knowledge of application and software development in the programming languages and systems used by the development team

Managerial skills

  • Strategic mindset in service of team and company objectives
  • People management skills aimed at improved productivity
  • Maintaining a project overview at all times, continuously assessing and adjusting the course in line with the objectives

Soft skills

  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams
  • Productive communication skills towards all stakeholders

Degrees & Certificates

  • BA/MA in business, management, computer science, software development, application development or a related field
  • BA/MA in unrelated field or no higher degree with proven experience and additional certifications

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