IT Project and Programme Managers

Jobholders in this unit group manage, coordinate and technically supervise specific IT projects and programmes of a discrete duration and/or budget.


New workers
£ 32,740
£ 50,449
£ 83,907

Available jobs

In the past year there were 86,544 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Reports on project or programme to senior management and/or client.

  • Coordinates and oversees implementation of the project or programme.

  • Monitors progress including project/programme budget, timescale and quality.

  • Manages third party contributions to the programme or project.

  • Coordinates and supervises the activities of the project/programme team.

  • Plans the stages of the project or programme, reviews actions and amends plans as necessary.

  • Works with client or senior management to establish and clarify the aims, objectives and requirements of the IT project or programme.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Project Management

  • Agile Methodology

  • Scrum (Software Development)

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Finance

  • Auditing

  • Change Management

  • Marketing

  • Risk Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Leadership

  • Governance

  • Operations

  • Problem Solving

  • Influencing Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Innovation

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.