A project manager is responsible for the preparation, planning, management, coordination, financial control and the completion of a project, while ensuring that the project meets the objectives set out. Job responsibilities of a project manager include creating project objectives, ensuring that the organization's interests are at the forefront, managing the project from beginning to end, organization of team members to work on the project, creating risk assessment reports, overseeing the accounting and billing of the project, evaluation of the project, meeting project deadlines, assuring the quality of the project, and ensuring that the end project meets the objectives created at the beginning.
A bachelor's degree in a related subject is required to be a project manager. Helpful job skills include strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, ability to plan and organize time wisely, willingness to make decisions, strong communication skills, ability to lead, ability to delegate, collaboration skills, ability to work under pressure, and ability to adapt to possible roadblocks. The future job market outlook for a project manager is very strong and increasing.