The main function of an IT project/program manager is to plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity
Manage backup, security and user help system
Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements
Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems
Strong knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software
Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods