The Role of Facility Managers in Project Management

The Role of Facility Managers in Project Management

Project Management
While project management is a unique discipline, it is very closely related to facilities management. A facility manager or maintenance manager can, and usually lead as a project manager, overseeing single or multiple projects simultaneously. However, a project manager cannot be a facility or maintenance manager. It is not unusual for a company, whether manufacturing or real estate, to have multiple projects running concurrently, requiring the facility manager to assume the role of the project manager. Experienced facility managers already possess good project management skills and are intelligent enough to accommodate a reasonable level of project management workloads. However, people who are new to this discipline might find it difficult and daunting to lead even a single project, let alone multiple projects at once. As a market analyst, I have…
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