The global construction industry experienced a 3% drop in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Corporate Governance in Construction – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 75% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, Computer and Information Systems Managers jobs accounted for a 3% share of the global construction industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 29% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Information Systems Managers drive corporate governance-related hiring activity

Computer and Information Systems Managers, with a share of 3%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the construction industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 29% quarter-on-quarter. General and Operations Managers came in second with a share of 3% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 3% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Human Resources Workers with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in construction industry accounted for 14% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Arcadis UK (Holdings), Arup Group, Black & Veatch and NANA RegionalInc. Together they accounted for a combined share of 14% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the construction industry.

Arcadis UK (Holdings) posted 1,388 corporate governance-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Arup Group 1,143 jobs, Black & Veatch 1,012 jobs, and NANA RegionalInc 933 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 55% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the construction industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 55% followed by the UK (9%) and Canada (8%). The share represented by the US was eight percentage points lower than the 63% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

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