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Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Salary Range
€35k - €80k
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In Brief...

Co-ordinates all aspects of a project and ensures completion on schedule.

In Summary - Project Manager

Career Sectors

Project Managers typically work in the following Career Sectors:

Business Management
Business Management & Human Resources

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The Work - Project Manager

Interests - Project Manager

This occupation is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests:

Enterprising

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Social

The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

Administrative

Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Entry Requirements - Project Manager

Pay & Salary - Project Manager

Salary Range (thousands per year)* €38k - €105k

Engineering & Production sector
Senior Project Engineer - Construction 35-55

Engineering & Production sector 38-105

Construction Manager 55-80

Project Planner 45-60

Data Source(s):
Sigmar / Brightwater / CPL / Robert Walters / Abrivia / Lincoln

Last Updated: July, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.

Labour Market Updates - Project Manager

Employment growth was strong for this occupation and there is evidence that employers are finding it difficult to find suitable candidates in the available labour market. Demand appears to relate primarily to the IT and financial sectors.

National Skills Bulletin 2018

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