A project manager is a role adopted within many industries, and when it comes to home renovation and construction, it is no different. Although not necessarily the most technical person on a home renovation team, a talented and hard-working project manager can ensure that all the people associated with the job are coordinated, organised and focused on the task at hand. A good project manager has the ability to save you time and money.
So now you know the purpose of a project manager, you might be wondering what they actually do. Of course no two projects are the same and therefore the day-to-day tasks carried out can vary considerably and some project managers also take on additional roles as the architect, quantity surveyor or interior designer. Despite all these variables, there are several skills and qualities that a good project manager has which generally include:
Despite the temptation by many to cut-costs and remove the role of Project Manager, the role is essential for mitigating risks. Not only are they an experienced individual who knows the mechanics of running a home renovation, but they also take responsibility for the build, the contractors and the legalities associated with a building site.