Assist the Project Manager
The Junior Project Manager’s central duty is to assist the Project Manager. This can any number of tasks. Often, (s)he is assisting with the tasks outlined below, but (s)he may also be asked to perform clerical duties, maintain contact with stakeholders through email and phone calls, answer questions and concerns, prepare presentations, and enter project data.
Create Project Plans
Junior Project Manager develop concrete, detailed plans for a project, including the schedule, the budget, outlining the duties of each team members, identifying project goals, and setting a timeline for the project. S(he) collaborates with various teams and holds meetings to develop project plans and present them to the Project Manager.
Monitor Project Progress
The Junior Project Manager closely monitors each project (s)he manages to ensure that projects remain on track, meet deadlines, stay under budget, and develop according to plan.
Report Project Results
Once a project is complete, the Junior Project Manager, in conjunction with the Project Manager, is responsible for gathering and documenting all project results and then reporting or presenting them to the appropriate parties. This usually includes stakeholders and upper-level management. They should report on the success of the project and any setbacks that were encountered or room for improvement.