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Project Manager

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Project managers plan and manage business projects to make sure they are finished on time and within budget. They can be employed in almost any industry including IT, construction, finance, law, manufacturing, engineering and sales. They also work in the public sector including the National Health Service (NHS).

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for assistant or trainee project managers can range from £18,000 to £35,000 a year. Salaries for experienced managers can be from £45,000 to £75,000 a year and top salaries can be £85,000. You might get extra income from a bonus scheme. Freelance project managers can earn £350 to £540 or more a day.

Conditions

Employment Status UK %

Past Unemployment
Scotland


Year Unemployed

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Getting In

You could work in construction, finance, law, retail, IT, manufacturing, engineering or the public sector or for a firm of consultants.

Predicted Employment in Scotland

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What Does it Take?

You should be able to:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Association for Project Management
Tel: 01844 271681
Website: http://www.apm.org.uk/
Twitter: @APMProjectMgmt
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AssociationForProjectManagement

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Tel: 01793 417424
Website: http://www.bcs.org
Twitter: @bcs
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IT.BCS/

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Tel: 01536 207307
Website: http://www.managers.org.uk/
Twitter: @cmi_managers
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bettermanagers

Project Management Institute
Tel: 020 8751 5626
Website: http://www.pmi.org.uk
Twitter: @PMInstitute
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PMInstitute/

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