Project Team Member
Team members are selected because they have particular skills that are required to complete project tasks. Examples include specialists in business or technical disciplines, or an outside supplier.
The Team Members role is to successfully perform the tasks that have been allocated, keeping the project manager informed of progress as well as any issues that may arise.
The role often requires team members to work on their own initiative in areas where they are the experts. This places the responsibility on them to manage their own day to day work, recognise the authority of the Project Manager and report to the Project Manager as appropriate.
Team membership often changes as a project moves through its development. This means there are frequently two types of team member:
Part of the Team Members role is to pay attention to the problems others may be facing. Tolerance and good communications are essential ingredients of successful project teams.
Project Team Members Responsibilities
The responsibilities assigned to individual team members may vary but typically will include:
(On small or specialised projects, the Team Member may also be the Project Manager).