The role of project managers vary by organization depending on the project focus, but it all comes down to expertise, time, and budget in the project management world. Project managers may or may not be technical experts depending on the demands of the specific role, but our staff manages to deliverables and most often have PMP certifications.
Typical responsibilities for project managers include:
Defining and prioritizing project scope, determining business requirements, identifying dependencies, performing risk assessments.
Developing time and cost estimates, project plans, budgets, and communication plans
Monitoring and coordinating project activities like task scheduling, project meetings, resource planning, change management, and reporting