Business Project Manager

Job Description Business Project Manager

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What is the job description of a Business Project Manager?

Business Project Managers manage and coordinate projects in service of an organisation’s business goals and targets, such as returning a certain profit within a predetermined time frame. A Business PM allocates budgets, manages resources, assess risks and identify KPIs relevant to the project’s goals. They often incentivise team members through high-quality training and personal recommendations.

What skills and responsibilities does a Business Project Manager have?

Business Project Managers need a wide array of soft and managerial skills to cater to all aspects of the job.

Managerial skills

  • Expert knowledge of organisational strategies
  • Maintaining a high-level overview of the scope of the project and the roles of all stakeholders
  • Maintaining the timeline, assessing risks and adjusting in service of company objectives using people management and strategic thinking
  • Reporting results and next steps to decision makers such as higher management or board members

Soft skills

  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams
  • Productive communication skills towards all participants
  • Constructive feedback techniques
  • Staying up-to-date with current trends and technological innovations relevant to the company’s objectives

Degrees & Certificates

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

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