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Kunal Dave

India

Project Management and Business Operations Expert

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Veronika Day

Louisville, United States

Detail-Oriented Project Manager

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Tushar Agarwal

India

Interdisciplinary Project Manager & Researcher

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Stamatios Karvelis

Athens, Greece

Dynamic Project Manager & Account Manager 💼

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Manan Solanki

Surat, India

Senior Agile Project Manager & QA Expert

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Micaela Parlato

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Data Scientist | Python|Bioinformatics| Biostatics

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Shawn Silva-Cosgrove

New Hampshire, United States

Certfied and experienced Program Manager

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Tonia Carson

Maryland, United States

Efficient Operations, Virtual Management Pro

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Tomasz Błaszczyk

Poland

Experienced Unity Developer & Project Manager

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Igor Rusev

Atlanta, United States

110% Project, Brand & Web Designer

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Kanchan Ghosh

Leeds, United Kingdom

Social Media Marketer and Customer Champion

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Mahrukh Shaukat

Islamabad, Pakistan

Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice🪄 Digital Marketer

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Emre Sümer

İstanbul, Turkey

B2B/B2C SaaS Product Manager

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Arjun Sharma

United States

Figma to Framer Developer

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Carolina Bevan

Luxembourg

International content creator and project manager

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Katrina Lieber

Colorado, United States

Jira Cloud Administrator & Consultant

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Adrienne Brady

Ann Arbor, United States

Photographer + Marketing & Project Manager

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Anson Shen

Toronto, Canada

Strategic Web & Comms Specialist

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Mike Czelvin Tagle

Mandaluyong, Philippines

I will conceptualize your dream project

Common projects for Project Managers

Managing a product launch from ideation to market.

Overseeing a digital transformation project.

Coordinating a cross-functional team for a software development project.

Leading an organizational change management project.

Planning and executing a marketing campaign.

Implementing a new business process or system.

Tips for working with and hiring Project Managers

Define the project scope

Outline your project's objectives, timeline, deliverables, and resources before hiring a project manager. This will help the freelancer understand your expectations and deliver accordingly.

Evaluate their experience

Review the project manager's past projects and track record. Look for experience in managing similar projects or in your industry.

Assess their communication skills

Effective communication is key to successful project management. Ensure that the project manager is responsive, clear, and open to feedback. Use Contra's communication tools for seamless interaction.

Ensure they understand your business

The project manager should understand your business goals, stakeholders, and processes to deliver a successful project. Discuss these aspects during the hiring process.

How to hire Project Managers

Define your project

Have a clear outline of your project's goals, scope, timeline and resources needed before starting to hire. This will help you communicate your needs effectively.

Post a detailed job

When posting your job on Contra, include as much detail about the project as possible. This will help attract the right project managers to your job.

Review applications

Take time to review the applications received. Look for project managers who have experience in similar projects or your industry. Check their reviews and ratings on Contra.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the potential candidates. Ask them about their project management methodology, their experience with similar projects and how they handle changes or obstacles.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right project manager, make an offer through Contra. Include the project details, payment terms and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Project Managers

1. Can you describe your approach to managing a project from beginning to end?

2. Can you provide examples of similar projects you've managed in the past?

3. How do you handle project changes or unexpected obstacles?

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Frequently asked
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A Project Manager is a professional who plans, executes, and oversees a project to ensure it is completed on time and within budget. They coordinate all aspects of the project, from managing resources to communicating with stakeholders.

A Project Manager is a professional who plans, executes, and oversees a project to ensure it is completed on time and within budget. They coordinate all aspects of the project, from managing resources to communicating with stakeholders.

A freelance project manager on Contra oversees your project from start to finish. They plan, execute, and monitor the project, ensuring it meets your objectives. They also coordinate with other freelancers, manage resources, and communicate progress updates.

Hiring a project manager on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent, without the need for long-term commitments. They bring expertise and a fresh perspective to your project, and you only pay for the services you need. Contra's platform also makes it easy to manage contracts and payments.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Project managers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse profiles of project managers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Any project that requires planning, coordination of resources, risk management, and stakeholder communication can benefit from a project manager. This includes product launches, software development, organizational changes, and more.

The cost of hiring a project manager on Contra can range from $19 to $45 per hour, depending on the complexity of your project and the experience of the project manager.

Freelance project managers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. Payments are held in escrow and released upon approval of the work or automatically within three days.

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