Project Manager

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Project Managers play a crucial role in the success of construction projects. They manage the whole lifecycle of development to make sure they are delivered on time and on budget. This includes finding and managing design teams and getting the right people in place to deliver the project. They also set deadlines and delegate tasks to different teams and identify any potential risks to
completing the project as planned.

Key aspects of the role:

  • Check the feasibility of a project and manage the expectations of your client
  • Work out budgets, teams and resources
  • Identify and manage risks to the project
  • Regular reporting to the client and your management

Beneficial skills & interests in this role:

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Numeracy
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise your workload

How much can I earn?

Depending on where in the UK you decide to work, your salary will be higher or lower. Check out our salary map to see what you could earn.

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London Project Manager salaries*
Apprentice (L6):£17,800
Newly qualified:£34,000
Partner / Director:£75,000
London Project Manager salaries*
Apprentice (L6):£17,800
Newly qualified:£34,000
Partner / Director:£75,000

* Salaries are an estimate and may vary

Career paths into this role

  • Apprentice route
    You could qualify as an Project Manager whilst working in a supporting role. You study alongside your practical experience

  • Graduate route
    You’ll need an RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) accredited undergraduate or postgraduate degree. You’ll usually need 5 GCSEs (9-4) and 3 A Levels to get onto a degree course, but you might be able to use other qualifications

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