As the name suggests, project managers oversee a project. While the product manager may come up with the strategic plan, the project manager is the one who sees the plan through. A project manager helps to plan, monitor, and report on and project.
This involves planning, task management, scheduling, risk management, resource management, and much more. The project manager gets to assemble and manage a project team for the given project. They then ensure each step of the project is executed properly into a quality product or deliverable is completed.
This work will typically be done with the help of project management software, which helps to plan, collaborate, monitor, and report on a project. Veterans know how to see a project through to its completion, making project management an enticing role.