Information Technology Project Managers

What they do:

Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

On the job, you would:

  • Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.
  • Submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards.
  • Monitor the performance of project team members, providing and documenting performance feedback.
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
  • Assess current or future customer needs and priorities through communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods.
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials.
  • Initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans.
  • Identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs.




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