Project manager (leader)


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Project manager (leader) is an executive and is a head of the project. He is responsible for the operative planning and control of the project. The project leader should always monitor material, deadline and cost objectives and is responsible for their achievement. He guarantees the team work of the project stakeholders. The project leader decides about the measures to be taken, if there is a risk of the deviation in the project. He must inform the responsible about unexpected developments in time; then make decisions and accomplish them.

All main tasks of the project leader are divided into three categories: political tasks, motivation tasks and tasks of objective maintenance. The political tasks are the assignment of the project leader that is interested in the goal achievement; building and maintenance the relationships to the key persons; striving that the project participants and the project sponsors fulfill all project requirements for the successful project realization etc. The motivation tasks contain: creation of the team work, conflict resolution, finding the motivation factors und motivation of the team for the successful work, rewarding of personal as well as joint successes. The objective maintenance tasks are: to proceed the official regulations of the project administration (reports and weekly meetings): to prepare weekly report about the achieved results; to keep the customer informed of the results and decisions and also to agree decisions with him, to monitor the project progress.

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