Teamwork Project Manager

The nature of teams is changing. Though they aren’t yet completely gone, the days of frequent in-office meetings and long, boring conference calls are starting to fade away as the internet age propels us to new heights. There are currently 57 million VBOs in the country, and they will outnumber traditional employees by 2027.

That means that people are collaborating through online means with others around the country and beyond. There are a lot of tools and resources available to facilitate this virtual collaboration, but Teamwork stands out as a leader in the field of digital project management. If you have experience using the platform and helping teams accomplish their goals, you could enjoy an exciting VBO career as a Teamwork Project Manager.


DESCRIPTION

Teamwork is a project management tool designed to help teams improve visibility, accountability and collaboration while driving results. More than 20,000 companies worldwide are increasing their productivity with Teamwork. And we use it here at VBO Nation, so we can attest to its strengths. It makes managing virtual teams a seamless experience, and it’s also great for traditional, in-house teams too. 

Through tasks, boards, templates and tags, Teamwork makes it easy for everyone to see what projects they’re working on, communicate with their team and plan accordingly. It also helps to automate project workflows and can integrate with other useful applications like HubSpot, Microsoft Office and Google Drive. 

To become a Teamwork Project Manager, it helps to be familiar with the platform, but even if you’re not, the learning curve isn’t steep and Teamwork provides a wealth of information online to help users get acclimated. What you really need is strong organizational and interpersonal skills to be able to set your team up for success and support them where they need it. You also need to be a results-driven manager with great attention-to-detail so you can know where to optimize to help your team reach the end goal. 

Here are just a few reasons you should consider becoming a Teamwork Project Manager:

  • More than 20,000 companies use Teamwork, so there’s an existing ecosystem with a wide client pool that you can plug into.
  • Project managers are in high demand and will continue to be for the foreseeable future.
  • There are a variety of industries and sectors that you can work within.

Here is an example of a VBO Niche for a Teamwork Project Manager
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Primary Niche


Project Manager

SUB Niche

Virtual Project Manager

VBO Niche

Teamwork Project Manager

We provide some great resources to help you get up and running as a Teamwork Project Manager. If you have questions about becoming a Teamwork Project Manager, feel free to head over to our Groups and ask there!


TASKS

  • Consult leadership and relevant stakeholders to define the scope of each project and set expectations.
  • Set up tasks, boards, projects and tags in Teamwork and assign tasks accordingly.
  • Resource the project and budget resources effectively.
  • Manage the project by performing risk assessments and tracking timelines and resources.
  • Motivate and support the project team.
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Report on the project throughout and after the conclusion of the project to leadership and relevant stakeholders.
  • Continually identify ways to optimize processes.

PAY

Our research shows the hourly rate charged by Teamwork Project Manager VBOs ranges from $30.00 to $85.00. However, the majority seemed to land in the $45.00 to $65.00 per hour range. Factors affecting this variance include geographic location, experience, and level of expertise.


BLOGS

Teamwork Blog

The Teamwork blog provides tips, insights and features to help teams collaborate seamlessly and accomplish more. Posts are frequent, and visitors will find the latest relevant news and updates as well as valuable advice from the field of project management. 


ProjectManagement.com

ProjectManagement.com is a great place for PM professionals of all varieties to find industry-specific information to expand their practical knowledge. You’ll have access to a surplus of articles, webinars, templates and so much more.


Productivity Land

As the name suggests, Productivity Land is your go-to resource for increasing business productivity. The blog offers insightful business tips, strategies, reviews and more. It’s a good site for anyone in the field.


COURSES

Udemy

Udemy is a great site for VBOs to sharpen their skills. Their classes typically range from $10.00 - $200.00. However, they are known to have frequent sales with virtually all lessons available for as low as $10.00.


Lynda

Lynda has been around a long time and might just be one of the granddaddies of online training. Pretty much all courses are well-vetted and professionally done. While their courses may be a little more expensive, they are top quality. Since they were recently acquired by LinkedIn, some premium accounts get access to Lynda at no additional charge, which is a great deal.


Coursera

Coursera offers courses from many of the top universities including Stanford, Duke, and Penn. As a result, their courses are probably a bit more like what you would imagine getting in higher education.

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