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Project Manager Test for assessing candidates for crucial functional skills in project management

The Project Manager Test by Mercer | Mettl helps recruiters evaluate candidates' ability to efficiently manage projects to achieve business goals. The Project Manager Assessment is an effective screening tool that tests candidates' skills in overseeing entire projects, from initiation to closure.

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A Project Manager Test helps hiring managers evaluate candidates' abilities to define, manage, and deliver high-quality results and manage, de-risk, and estimate schedules and budgets for various organizational projects. As a pre-employment screening tool, the Project Manager Assessment helps recruiters gauge the level of knowledge candidates possess and evaluate them on the essential skills that are relevant to the critical competencies of a project manager position. 

The Project Manager Test by Mercer | Mettl has been curated by subject matter experts and is designed to help recruiters successfully identify and hire top talent from a pool of applicants. The Project Manager Assessment evaluates the knowledge and understanding of candidates in managing project budget scope, resources, and procurement. The test can also help recruiters assess whether candidates can solve complex problems in strategic and innovative ways and if they correctly understand business needs. Mercer | Mettl's Project Manager Assessment can also be used in a secure, controlled environment with features like limited-time access, window violation, and webcam proctoring. The results of the Project Manager Test provide essential insights into the proficiency and skills of candidates to support informed hiring decisions.


Project managers oversee all fundamental aspects of a project, from the schedule and budgeting to the quality, resources, and risk assessment. Project managers are the ones who must ensure the successful completion of the project. To effectively monitor projects from beginning to end, project managers must possess clear thought, logical reasoning, strong negotiation skills, and excellent communication skills. Good project managers improve productivity and boost employee morale. That is why utilizing a scientifically validated Project Manager Test for pre-employment screening is crucial for identifying candidates with the required skills and potential. 

Mercer | Mettl's Project Manager Assessment can be used to evaluate candidates beyond their past experiences and what is written in their resumes by measuring their skills against the level of knowledge and essential competencies that a project manager should possess to identify high potential candidates. The Project Manager Test by Mercer | Mettl can assess candidates' skills on three levels – easy, medium, and challenging.

Project Manager Test competency framework

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Project Manager Test competencies under scanner

Project management

In the Project Manager Assessment by Mercer | Mettl, candidates must demonstrate their ability to analyze business needs from end to end and provide value-added insights that can deliver effective results.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Project managers must take care of all aspects of a project, from discovery and initiation to planning and implementation to closure. They are required to develop project charters in the delivery phase, make project plans, define scope, identify resources needed, plan procurement, define project budget, manage stakeholders and resources, ensure quality, close all phases of the project, and much more.

Efficient multitasking capability, good communication skills, ability to manage various stakeholders, excellent planning skills, numerical knowledge, logical reasoning, etc.

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