Project Management Manager manages and directs the work of a project team. Has overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable. Being a Project Management Manager leads the most complex projects and guides the work of subordinates. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Project Management Manager typically reports to a senior manager. May require a project management certification. The Project Management Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Project Management Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.