Construction projects nowadays involve complex business organizations. The large projects often include several stages, dozens of subcontractors and hundreds or even thousands of employees. For this reason,organizational capacity is key to a professional who is granted the job of General Manager.
A General manager of an organization of the construction sector is the engineer who has the general responsibility for managing both revenues and costs, definitely, from the account of results of a company.
A General manager is normally responsible for supervising most or all marketing functions and sales of the company, as well as the day to day business operations. Frequently, the general director is responsible for the planning, coordination, staffing, organization and decision-making for achieve desirable results for an organization.
In many cases, the general manager of a construction company is given a different formal title. Thus, titles as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the President, for example, are the general directors of their respective companies. More rarely, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO) or even the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) will act as the general manager of the company.
Depending on the company, persons with the title of Managing Director, regional Vice President, Country Manager, Product Manager, Branch Manager, or Segment Manager may also have general management responsibilities.