The RICS Project Management Professional Group is the home within RICS for professionals who have an interest in the management of construction projects.
Professional Groups are responsible for setting the strategic direction for the future of their specialisms and for identifying and serving the information needs of their members.
Project management is a thriving professional discipline much in demand around the globe. Project managers occupy a central role in the development process, driving the successful completion of projects.
Consequently, these chartered professionals can choose from a variety of potential employers including clients and consultants from both the public and private sectors, with either commercial or not-for-profit aims.
Typically, project managers will be appointed at the beginning of a project and will assist the client in developing the project brief and then selecting, appointing and coordinating the project team.
He or she will then usually represent the client throughout the full development process managing the inputs from the client, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders.
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