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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Located 35km southeast of Dusseldorf and 25km northwest of Bonn, Köln is the fourth most populous cities in Germany, with a population estimated at 1,083,498. Köln covers an area of roughly 156 square miles and has the third tallest cathedral in the world and one of Europe’s largest and older universities. Köln has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Opera House Regeneration
A project that will see the 1950s concrete complex and introduce new studio space and stage for children’s opera has been rumbling on since 2011, which was when the city approved the plans. The initial cost of the project was estimates to be around €253 million, but this sum could now rise to around €841 million.
Köln-Deutz transport hub
The state of North Rhine-Westphalia is providing approximately €280 million euros as part of its network package of measures to improve rail capacity. The main part of the project will be the construction of a Köln-Deutz transport hub.
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