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;

  • Collaboration

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Time management

  • Leadership

  • Organization

  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

How can we help with your Vice President job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Vice Presidents across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Vice Presidents and secure the market's leading Vice President opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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Birmingham is a major city and borough in the West Midlands and has a population of over 1,101,360 recorded in 2014, which makes Birmingham the largest populous city outside of London within the UK. Birmingham has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Jewellery quarter factory

This construction project will see more than 200 new apartments, commercial and retail space to be built on the former jewellery quarter factory. £100m city centre apartment scheme500 new apartments are to be build in the centre of Birmingham, which will see a 15 floor building constructed ranging from studios and three bedroom apartments. 

Axis square redevelopment

A proposal to replace the Axix building in Birmingham has been backed, which would see a brand new nine-storey office building called One Axis Square. This will contain 212,000 q ft of office space and 2,300 sq ft of ground floor retail units along with basement car and motorcycle parking, public realm and landscaping. 

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