Chapter 10

Organization Roles


The roles of the various direct stakeholders are discussed briefly and a list of individuals fulfilling these roles is given in this chapter. These vary from the project sponsor to the project support office, which is in effect the secretariat of a large project. The responsibility of a project board is also discussed.


Organizational roles; Project board; Project office; Project roles; Steering committee
Every project has a number of key people, who have important roles to play. Each of these role players has specific responsibilities, which, if carried out in their prescribed manner, will ensure a successful project. The following list gives some examples of these organizational roles:
• Project sponsor ...

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