Choose from a constant stream of top freelance project management jobs while staying flexible as a freelancer.

At Toptal, you get to work on complex freelance project management engagements with top clients who understand the value of elite project management talent. As a Toptaler, you can design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Hiring freelance Project Managers? Learn more about Toptal.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top project management professionals, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

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Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

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Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced talent.

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Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

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Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a question? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top project managers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

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Get featured on the Toptal Project Management Blog

We have millions of readers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications. Publishing on the %{blog_name} is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

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Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal freelance community:

Erin Stewart

Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Erin is an Agile product management and product design leader who has led a variety of cross-device/responsive projects in eCommerce, B2... Read More

Avalon Swain, PMP

Concord, NC, United States

Avalon is a certified project manager, scrum master, and Salesforce consultant who's been planning and delivering Salesforce Sales Cloud... Read More

Joseph Adams

Rutland, VT, United States

Joseph is a project manager and business developer proficient in ASP.NET (C#), Microsoft SQL Server, and cross-platform web/mobile devel... Read More

Manuel Jose D. de Jesus

Bellevue, WA, United States

Manuel is a proven Technical Program Manager and Scrum Master with deep experience in Waterfall (PMI) and Agile methodologies from worki... Read More

Jon Thomas

Ashland, OH, United States

Jon is an experienced project manager and scrum master of 19 years spread across the insurance, telecommunications, and healthcare indus... Read More

Liam Wickham

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Liam excels at understanding that every client and project is different and each requires unique care and expertise to deliver maximum v... Read More

Miroslav Anicin

Belgrade, Serbia

Miroslav has led teams and departments with 50+ members through Agile transformation at telco, bank, and other organizations, and has le... Read More

Audrius Zujus

Vilnius, Lithuania

Audrius is an experienced technical project manager and a CTO. As a contractor, he has worked with Uber, Swedbank, Deloitte, Samsung, SA... Read More

Darren Hagman

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Darren is a veteran Developer, Scrum Master, and Project Manager with deep experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies from wor... Read More

Jose Maria Polo

Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina

For the past ten years, Jose has been working in management, always operating close to software development teams and coaching upper man... Read More

See 3 typical freelance project management jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite freelance project managers for their mission-critical initiatives.

Program Manager
MS Project, PMP Certification, ITIL, Vendor Management

We are a large financial services company implementing a breakthrough information & records management system. We seek a seasoned Program Manager to manage all system deliverables, including the ultimate approval of work products as identified in our existing project charters. This individual will also manage vendor selection and contracts.

Enterprise Project Manager
MS Project, PMP Certification

We are an enterprise technology company with multiple high-stakes projects in the pipeline. We are hiring a Project Manager to supervise and track all stages of the projects, including analysis, development, testing, and delivery. The ideal individual will report out to the Project Board and several stakeholders on hours expenditure, risk management tracking, and progress of the project at each stage.

Scrum Master
Jira, Trello, Redmine, Design Thinking, Kanban, User Story Mapping

We are a mid-sized online fashion retailer building a new e-commerce platform from scratch. We are looking for a certified Scrum Master to integrate and interface regularly with our team of product owners and stakeholders. Responsibilities include coaching the team, removing any blockers during a sprint, and grooming user stories to include in our product backlog.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
HP Enterprises worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their team in Israel.
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Zendesk trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
Thumbtack hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
Toptal freelance developers worked with Pfizer to build the iPad application used by their pharmaceutical reps.
NetApp hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Attend conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Publish thought leadership alongside freelance project managers on the Toptal Project Management Blog.

Toptal Publications feature millions of readers, daily in-depth technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from leading publications across industries. By joining, you’ll be able to publish on the Toptal Project Management Blog and show your top work off to a global audience of freelance project managers.

Why do top freelance project management experts join Toptal?

Avalon Swain

Senior Project Manager
Concord, NC

Avalon is a certified project manager and Salesforce consultant who has planned and delivered Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and Lightning Experience solutions for the past seven years. He is consistently chosen as a trusted adviser and driven to surpass organizational goals while creatively influencing and motivating others to do the same.

Toptal provides me with the exciting opportunity to work with global technology companies and inspire start-ups alike. And with Toptal, I’m able to concentrate on my passion projects: building client partnerships and supporting awesome design and development teams.

Krasimir Hristozov

Product Manager
Ruse, Bulgaria

Krasimir has been programming and leading software development teams for 15 years — using mostly PHP and other custom-built and off-the-shelf frameworks. He has experience with startups/small teams and can comfortably fill in multiple roles (web developer, product manager, project manager, system analyst, and business analyst). He is a big proponent of clean coding and following best practices for software development.

Toptal lets me focus on what I do best: running web development projects and building remote teams for my clients. Toptal flawlessly handles all marketing, administrative and billing processes so I can work with peace of mind.

Richard Forsythe

Project Manager
Lake Forest, CA

Richard’s success as a product manager adds a “whole-product” perspective to his development projects, coordinating development, QA, graphic design, and release management. He has demonstrated experience with agile software development initiatives in a variety of roles: Project Manager, Programmer, and Test Engineer. Richard's experience with technology dates back to when he learned to program on a Commodore PET and ZX Spectrum.

There’s nothing more exciting than leading a talented team to make a client’s vision a reality. Toptal introduces me to clients, both large and small, who are looking to build something amazing, while also connecting me to the talent to complete these projects successfully. All this combined with the flexibility that comes from working remotely makes Toptal my go-to network.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.