Business or financial project management professional

Job holders in this unit group manage and oversee major projects across all sectors of modern industry, commerce and the public sector, in areas such as e-commerce, business analysis, finance, product development, marketing, human resources.

Tasks

  • Reports regularly on progress to the client or to senior managers.
  • Ensures that each stage of the project is progressing on time, on budget and to the right quality standards.
  • Negotiates with contractors and suppliers for materials and services.
  • Selects and leads a project team.
  • Draws up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of the project.
  • Agrees timescales, costs and resources needed.
  • Finds out what the client or company wants to achieve.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 15% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£46,280

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for business or financial project management professional is £46,280

6,438 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 6,438. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for business or financial project management professional roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £46,280 per year. That is about £3,857 per month or £23.73 per hour. New workers generally start on £28,080, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £77,376

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 6,438 people are employed in the region.

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