Responsibilities of a Project Manager

Responsibilities of a Project Manager

During Project Initiation

  • Convene the project kick-off meeting involving management and other stakeholders
  • Decide the estimation methodology for the project

During Project Planning

  • Identify quality goals, productivity goals for the project
  • Identify risks and abatements, if any
  • Identify the project milestones
  • Identify the reporting mechanism
  • Prepare the project plan

During Project Execution

  • Identify technical skills needed by the team members and accordingly facilitate trainings on domain, tools, technology and processes
  • Track the project with respect to the project milestones, engineering process, productivity goals, quality goals etc.
  • Responsible for communication with the customer
  • Report the status of the project to the customer and to the organization on a regular basis
  • Perform monthly billing and metrics consolidation activities

During Project Closure

  • Convene the project closure meeting and generate the closure report
  • Capture lessons learned by the project, identify reusable components, etc.
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