Description of the occupation

The Project Management Technician – Project manager is able to develop, implement and manage projects, through the integration and coordination of professional resources, the supervision of relational networks and taking into account the context in which he is operating.

Personal traits and competences

The project manager has the following competences:

  • Phases, development and project structure
  • Specific regulations for tenders and supplies
  • Main channels and sources of funding
  • Principles of project management
  • Scenario analysis techniques
  • Project budget
  • Calculation of job cash-flow
  • Project design and implementation methodologies
  • Estimate of financial needs
  • Structure of a project (building blocks)
  • Elements of work organization and human resource management
  • Rules and provisions to protect the safety of the working environment
  • Main accounting and reporting tools and techniques
  • Project closure reporting
  • Application software for project management
  • Budget management tools and techniques
  • Communication techniques: listening and feedback
  • Group management techniques
  • Techniques and methods of coordination of complex projects
  • Technical sector terminology in English
  • Cost Report: analysis of variances/variances
  • Application software for project monitoring; Progress estimates
  • Project monitoring techniques
  • Project impact assessment techniques
  • Techniques and methods of control of complex projects
  • Techniques for implementing a control system

Technical knowledge and skills

Upon graduating, the PMT is able to:

Employment prospects

Depending on the needs of the employer, technical project managers can find themselves employed either for the duration of a specific project or in a full-time position for a company in regular need of a technical project manager. The specific tasks a technical project manager is expected to perform will vary depending on the needs of the employer and can include overseeing the development and implementation of new technological programs, facilitating communication between relevant departments and ensuring other project workers’ adherence to guidelines.

Working conditions

A dynamic and collaborative environment, aimed at cooperation and efficient management of practices, contributes to improving working conditions. To this is also added the communicative and organizational capacity of the Project Manager who, also using effective software and other tools, must be able to organize independently and effectively the main activities, in particular:

  • Networking, partnerships and communication channels
  • Coordination of partners and collaborators
  • Management of project activities, closure, and return activities


Not required.

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