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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House of Music
Covering an area of 7900 metres squared this project, which is located in the cultural centre of Innsbruck will see a new building built offering multiple musical institutions, concert halls, administration, dining, and adjoining rooms and a national music library. The outdoor terraces will also offer visitors spectacular views of the Alps and the city of Innsbruck.
House for Psychosocial Care and Living
This new build will see a new building consisting of 14 small apartments distributed over four floors, providing a temporary home for people with chronic mental illnesses. This building is being monitored by the University of Innsbruck due to its innovative energy technology with all-electric heating and hot water, supplied by full-surface frameless photovoltaic facade.
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