The main function of a non-IT project manager is to plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as engineering, research and development, financial systems and product roll-out, etc or any other non-IT based project.
Job Responsibilities: * Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities. * Present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients. * May recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence. * Analyze technology, resource needs and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
Skills: * Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills. * Basic ability to work independently and manage one"s time. * Basic knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. * Basic knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods. * Basic knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio etc.
Education/Experience: * Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field. * PMI or PMP certification preferred. * 0-2 years experience required.