The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for providing administrative and project management support to the Project Manager. The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for creating project schedules, managing project documentation, tracking project milestones, and communicating with project stakeholders. The Assistant Project Manager will report to the Project Manager.
Assistant Project Manager Job Responsibilities
Assist the project manager in developing and managing the project schedule
Assist the project manager in developing and managing the project budget
Coordinate with project team members to ensure tasks are completed on time and within budget
Monitor progress of the project and provide status reports to the project manager
Identify risks and issues associated with the project and escalate to the project manager as needed
Provide administrative support to the project manager as needed
Manage and coordinate project team members to ensure tasks are completed on time and within budget
Prepare reports for upper management detailing progress of projects
Work with clients to ensure their needs and expectations are being met
Identify potential risks and roadblocks and develop contingency plans
Ensure quality control standards are met throughout the duration of the project
The skills and qualifications needed for the role of Assistant Project Manager vary depending on the organization. However, most employers require at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as business administration or engineering. Additionally, employers typically seek candidates with project management experience, strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently.