Regard Yakou has been working in construction management for more than two decades. Regard Yakou has been involved with projects in the Middle East and in the United States.
Mr. Regard Yakou states that while he was with Hill International he was “responsible for the operations of 18 projects throughout the country at a construction cost of around 15 billion US$.” He says “I managed the daily operations which included 300 professional staff of various disciplines and nationalities.”
Construction project managers, such as Regard Yakou, need to have a number of skills. One is communication. Construction managers not only work with their staff but external subcontractors and professionals as well. Construction managers need to be able to multitask.
Professionals who manage construction sites need to be able to oversee safety, production, and cost simultaneously. Construction managers need to have excellent problem-solving skills.
Problems can frequently crop up on construction sites. Managers need to be able to quickly find a solution. Regard Yakou has spent years developing each of these skills.