7 Things to Consider When Appointing a Project Manager

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In a new post on the Project Excellence Blog, John Williams gives some excellent pointers when considering how to appoint the right project manager to make sure your project objectives are met.  The 7 key considerations John highlights are:

  1. Competence
  2. Budget
  3. Availability
  4. Responsibility vs Accountability
  5. Finding Your Project Manager
  6. Subject Matter Expert
  7. What You Should Expect

In the post he also looks at the wisdom in using interim project professionals, not just as project manager, but also for other project management posts including:

  • Project Administrator,
  • Assistant/Junior Project Manager,
  • Project Manager,
  • Senior Project Manager,
  • Project Director,
  • Program Manager,
  • PMO Officer, and
  • PMO Manager

Take a look at the post and if you think you might need some help, contact John at ProjExc by telephone on 0121 222 5744 or by email.

Popular Project Management Blogs

We are often asked which PM Blogs we follow at PM Advisor.  Here are a few of our favourites:

APM Blog: http://www.apm.org.uk/blog

Guerrilla Project Management: http://www.guerrillaprojectmanagement.com

Herding Cats: http://herdingcats.typepad.com

How to Manage a Camel: http://www.arraspeople.co.uk/camel-blog/

Project Accelerator: http://www.projectaccelerator.co.uk

Project Excellence: http://blog.projexc.com

Project Management: http://project-management.com

PM Crunch: http://pmcrunch.com

PM Hut: http://www.pmhut.com

The Sensible PM: http://www.sensiblepm.com

The Tao of Project Management: http://thetaoofpm.blogspot.co.uk