What is a Construction Director?
Construction Directors have the overall responsibility of monitoring work on construction projects. They ensure projects are completed on time, within budge and to the standard expected. Construction Directors also manage schedules of work and delegate tasks to senior colleagues and their teams, to ensure that each phase of the construction project is completed as expected.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Construction Director?
From employer to employer the job description of a Construction Director will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Overseeing logistical requirements of a project
Meeting regularly with clients, third parties and managers to report on progress
Setting targets, objectives and responsibilities for all staff on a project
Regularly review timings, budget, labour, risk and project plans to ensure work stays on track
Reporting to clients and board members on project progress
Supplying financial records
Recommending policy and procedure improvements
Monitoring performance against agreed criteria
Ensuring contractual obligations are fulfilled
Ensuring the delivery of high-quality work within contract timescales
Dealing with contract disputes and mitigating the impact of any issues
Skills required to be a successful Construction Director
To be successful as a Construction Director, the below skills are important;
Knowledge of the construction process
Organising your time and workload
Excellent verbal communication skills
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Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Construction Directors and secure the market's leading Construction Director opportunities.
With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.
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Located on the river Elbe, Dresden is the 12th most populous city in Germany with an estimated population of 556,227. Dresden covers an area of 127 square miles and has become a cultural, educational and political centre of Germany.Dresden has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Schützengarten residential area
Construction work on the new-build project Schützengarten commenced, which will include a residential area with 479 flats, green spaces, a children’s play area and a neighbourhood park. This project is estimated to be completed in spring 2024.
The Military Museum in Dresden
Dresden witnessed another important mark on its timeline with the construction of the Military History Museum. Designed by US-based architects Studio Daniel Libeskind, this project was estimated to cost in the region of €48m.
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