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Business and financial project management professionals

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£21,320 pile of coins

Age 35

£52,000 pile of coins

Age 50

£62,920 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £45,240

What does this career do?

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.

Typical tasks

  • finds out what the client or company wants to achieve
  • agrees timescales, costs and resources needed
  • draws up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of the project
  • selects and leads a project team
  • negotiates with contractors and suppliers for materials and services
  • ensures that each stage of the project is progressing on time, on budget and to the right quality standards
  • reports regularly on progress to the client or to senior managers.

Current entry requirements

Entry may be via a degree or postgraduate qualification in project management or a subject relevant to the particular sector or via significant relevant work experience in that sector.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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