A project manager is responsible for the initiation, planning, design and execution of any project from beginning to end. A project manager can be called client representative.
Knowledge of the clients industry is very important in a project manager role and can be challenging as they need to be able to cope with any issues or problems the client may have and meet their exact need.
Project managers need to be able to adapt to the demands and changes throughout a project, and make sure the project is completed on time and within the client's budget.
A project manager is responsible for selecting a proper strategy for the project and control and monitor the costs and risks that may arise throughout the duration of the project. Project managers need to be highly organised with excellent time management skills and be good at making decisions that benefits the project and minimises any risks.
A good project manager is a visionary and can foresee the end project before it has even started.
They have great enthusiasm and they are cool and collected as they cope with multiple challenges and obstacles which makes them great leaders who share their knowledge and problem solving skills with others.
Typical things project managers do on a daily basis are making sure all the goals and quality of the project are met and monitor and report its progress.
Your skill set should include the following: organisation, analytics, numerate management, communication, and the ability to delegate tasks to your team members while making sure the project runs smoothly.