The Project Manager Interview.
“Project Managers need to show they can lead people across the entire organization, and manage the nuances of diverse workstreams, all while context switching throughout the day” –Hiring Manager— Hiring Manager
Owning and being accountable for bringing the different workstreams together to deliver on the business case and project objectives
Identifying risks to project success, developing mitigation strategies, and measuring/monitoring risk metrics throughout the project
Building business cases and ensuring the project is focused on delivering value to cross functional stakeholders
Prioritizing requirements, managing scope, schedule, and budget, and operating at speed
Sample Interview Questions
- How have you resolved conflict on a team?
- Tell me about a time you changed someone’s mind
- How would you handle a change in scope?
- How do you manage competing priorities?
- What is your experience with Agile?
- Tell me about a time you had to give difficult feedback
- How do you manage dependencies between projects?
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