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
How can we help with your Construction Director job search?
For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Construction Directors across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
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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Hamburg is the second largest city on Germany after Berlin with a population of over 1.8 million. It is also the 7th largest city in the European Union and enjoys a very high quality of living, being ranked 19th in the 2019 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. Hamburg has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:
New Kattwyk Bridge
The planned new construction of a railway bridge will shift rail traffic and substantially reduce traffic on Kattwyk Bridge. As a central transport and strategic hub, Kattwyk Bridge serves the port railway as the most important connection between the western and eastern harbour areas.
HafenCity - HarbourCity
Within a time-frame of 25 years, Hamburg will now realize an urban quarter with maritime ambience which will integrate housing, leisure, tourism, trade and services. Approximately 5,500 apartments and more than 20,000 jobs will be created in the HafenCity.
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