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Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.
Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing.
Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel.
Coordinate recruitment or selection of project personnel.
Develop and manage annual budgets for information technology projects.
Develop implementation plans that include analyses such as cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI).
Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel.
Establish and execute a project communication plan.
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IT / Project Manager
50 - 125
Project Manager: 50 - 90
Software Development Manager: 58 - 125
Applications Support Manager: 75 - 100
Collins McNicholas / Hudson / Morgan McKinley / Brightwater / Robert Walters
Last Updated: April, 2013
* 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.
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