A solid understanding of the technical aspects related to the specific field of development work is crucial. This could include knowledge of relevant technologies, industry standards, regulatory frameworks, or specific sector-related expertise.
While not specific to leading work teams, project managers should possess a solid understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques. This includes knowledge of project planning, budgeting, risk analysis, and other project management disciplines. Technical competence enables project managers to make informed decisions and guide the team effectively.