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A project administrator is a professional who organizes the necessary team members and specializes in facilitating, reporting and analyzing projects under the supervision of a project manager. This position requires great responsibility and proper time management because the job entails constant monitoring and control of all project variables. The project administrator's role is not only to ensure that the project is finished on time and on budget, but also may involve acquiring more contracts.
Being a project administrator requires strong executive administrative skills, as well as experience in finance budgeting and reporting. Here are some duties and responsibilities required of a project administrator:
If all of this sounds like a project manager, it is because depending on the organization, project administrator is just another name for project manager. In other companies, the project administrator is more of an assistant who does most of the work for the project manager on the staff level, allowing the project manager to spend his time communicating with higher level managers and other stakeholders regarding the project.