The project manager is responsible for defining the project to all project participants and stakeholders. The project objectives and constraints are specified. The project integrity is maintained.
The project manager is responsible for making a careful selection of project team. Members are drawn from various functional departments. They belong to various disciplines. They possess varied experiences. The project manager is also responsible for training and development of the project team members. He also leads the team and manages the performance of each member. He motivates team members to excel in performance.
The project manager is responsible for identification of key project stakeholders. He effectively manages them through their involvement in the project and satisfaction of their needs. He gets top management commitment to the project. They can be customers, contractors, suppliers, consultants, government, unions etc.