Project Managers assume overall responsibility for the successful planning and execution of any construction project. The title given to project leads in construction is Project Manager to highlight their ownership of different occupations from architecture toSite Manager Jobsand all those based on the production of a product or service.

Project Manager jobs come with high expectations to meet demanding milestones and Project Managers will have increased responsibility for decisions both small and large, in such a way that risk is controlled and uncertainty minimised. Every decision taken by the project manager should be taken in such a way that it directly benefits the project.

Required skills and expected salary of Construction Project Managers

Project Managers must possess a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve interpersonal conflicts as well as more systematic management skills.

Project Managers use project management software to organise their tasks and the workforce. This software enables the production of reports and charts in a few minutes, compared to the several hours it can take if they do not use any tool.

In UK construction, PM roles are highly sought after with experienced white-collar construction workers earning increased salaries compared to 10 years ago. Average salaries are approximately £54,000 in Glasgow and can reach around £70,000 in London. The rate varies according to location and hiring organisation.

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