Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Now that's a job description

We're nearing the end of our pre-scheduled, in-house, on-the-job training at the office. Still plenty of other administrative things to take care of that all seem to inter-relate. But the best quote of the day came during one of the training sessions, where we were talking about the roles and responsibilities that foreign service construction project directors (PDs) have in the field. It was something along the lines of:

"Think of the project director as a symphony conductor, coordinating dozens of experts at their craft in order to produce a work of art."

What this implies is that it really is a team effort. Even so, I'm still several years away from being a PD. But still, doesn't that sound like a really fulfilling job?
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