What is a Vice President?
The role of a Vice President within a construction company is to oversee all aspects of a construction project. They may also be involved in planning and managing the project from its earliest stages, including developing a budget and identifying potential contractors. Vice presidents must have excellent leadership skills to coordinate the efforts of multiple teams working on different parts of the same construction project.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Vice President?
From employer to employer the job description of a Vice President will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Manage a team of architects, engineers, contractors, and other construction professionals to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget
Estimate costs of labor and materials required for each phase of the construction project
Negotiate contracts with vendors to ensure that terms are met
Manage all aspects of a project’s design, including working with architects and engineers to develop the plans
Coordinate subcontractors to ensure that all materials are purchased and delivered on time
Maintain accurate records of all costs and expenses related to each construction project
Oversee daily operations across multiple construction sites to ensure that work is progressing as planned
Recommend changes to improve efficiency or safety at construction sites
Skills required to be a successful Vice President
To be successful as a Vice President, the below skills are important;
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Graz is the second largest city in Austria with an estimated population of 652,562 as of 2018. Graz is renowned for its colleges and universities and is home to more than 60,000 students. Graz has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Project Südgürtel ("southern beltway")
Graz’s Südgürtel beltway closes the gap between Puntigam Bridge and Liebenauer Gürtel beltway, thus significantly improving the traffic situation in the south of Styria’s capital city. The project furthermore includes the reconceptualisation of the traffic phases through the construction of a roundabout.
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