The Major Role Of Project Manager In Construction Projects

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1. Role of project manager on construction projects

A project manager is someone who capable of managing the project professionally. Project manager has various responsibilities in a project such as time managing, organizing, planning etc. The role of project manager in a construction project doesn’t confined to a single task, he have different role at the same time. For example he is the one who plan and execute the whole work as per the project requirement in accordance with client’s objectives. Moreover he must control the project time, procurement work to reduce the overall failure.

The major roles of a project manager in a construction projects are follows;
1) Planning and sequencing the whole work.
Project manager should plan the whole
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4) Cost estimation and controlling the budget.
Before initiation of the project, the project manager (in some companies it is done by the quantity surveyor only) should estimate and calculate the approximate project cost. Also he should maintain the work in that budget.

5) Organizing the work.
Coordination and the implementation of the work is done by the project manager by the proper interaction among the team members.

6) Maintaining least failure in work.
Quality in work should be maintained with least failures, it is done by proper inspection and mentoring of the project manager.

7) Controlling the cost and performance.
Project manager is the one who maintain the cost of production in the budget without any loss in performance. 8) Maintain the quality.
Quality monitoring is also one of the main responsibilities of the project manager. The outcomes of the work should be of good quality with the objectives of the client.

9) Documentations of the
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He has to provide a cost effective high quality results to the clients. The outcomes should give satisfaction and it should be done acceding to the customer’s interest only. For successfully delivering a project, he should coordinate, motivate and manage the whole team with proper guidelines and instructions. Also in a team work, a project manager should work with the team member’s opinion, ideas, expectation etc. The work progress should be done in the capital budget cost planned before the initiation of work and it must ensure the clients requirement. Feasibility and quality assurance is also required.

The project manager should have good communication skills in order to interact with people for explaining and identifying the potential problems and emergencies for finding solutions. He is responsible for the activities of the project team and the results. So he should prepare the work progress reports for presenting it to the client.

Project manager needs the observation, analysis and a number of tools to determine whether or not the team is on the track and deliver the expected results on scheduled date. Acquiring proper safety measures in the work and maintaining the quality of work is also plays main role in delivering a

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