Project Director Job Description


A project director is responsible for overseeing staffs in various departments who are assigned to perform certain tasks and it is their duty to complete the given project on time. The project directors are involved in creating schedules and following up with workers ensuring each phase of work proceeds as planned. The project director initiates and sets goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organization and plan programs from start to completion and finally approving budgets and operations. Project directors need to be experienced in handling a wide range of programs. They will be supervising managers and informing the management about the progress and performance. They supervise other departments heading and carrying out certain projects and keeps the senior management informed about the progress of the project. They work in office settings, factories, or field environments.

Project Director Job Titles:

  • Project Director
  • Director of Projects
  • Creative Director
  • Program Director

Project Director Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in business, computer science, or management. The ideal candidate should have experience managing very complex and unconventional technology or delivery systems. We seek candidates who are specialized expertise or experience with being responsible for the financial performance of multi-million dollar projects. The project includes major construction management engagement, design-build projects, unique and complex wastewater treatment facility design, or large environmental studies. The duties you need to perform include lead the development of clients program reporting and dashboarding, oversee client management of program data and information, support client in growing its project and program management maturity, support or lead client project management, technology, and other staff in development and maintenance of solutions, data warehouse, integration tools, and related systems.

Project Director Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate the effort of various staff ensuring the required task is accomplished
  • Develop a timeline for the completion of certain milestones for a given project
  • Develop a budget for the completion of a certain job and monitor the amount of money spent to ensure the project doesn’t exceed this amount
  • Suggest changes for the ongoing project if appears it is not proceeding on schedule
  • Develop an alternate course of action for completing a job
  • Make a presentation for investors, business partners, and company executives concerning different phase of projects

Project Director Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in business economics or communication
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience as a project director
  • Extensive knowledge about various project management techniques and methods
  • Superb knowledge about performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Great knowledge about data analysis, reporting, and budgeting
  • Business acumen with a strategic ability
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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