Vice President Construction

Vice President Construction

Full-time Recruscope in construction , in Engineering
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Do you want to contribute to major construction projects and have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture? Do you have at least 10 to 15 years of experience in managing a team of institutional building construction project managers, do you stand out for your excellent communication, leadership and multidisciplinary team management skills? Come and join our client’s team. The position is located in the Quebec City area.

At our client, you will evolve within a multidisciplinary, competent and committed team that has forged a bond of trust with a large number of customers and partners. For 50 years, our client has experienced constant growth and remains today a Canadian leader in the development, implementation and operation of infrastructure projects mainly in the fields of renewable energy, civil engineering, industrial, building and the environment.

As Vice President of Construction, your primary responsibility is to maximize the company’s profitability by preventing risks, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction, developing your team and preserving the excellence of the company’s long-term reputation.

You will be responsible for overseeing all activities related to the forecasting, development and construction of large-scale institutional projects. This includes the management of the entire project management cycle, from preparatory project activities to the completion and closure of the project, including the preparation of opportunity files and the completion of the related business case.

You demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills and you want to participate in large-scale institutional building construction projects. You need to have an excellent sense of organization and planning. You demonstrate thoroughness and tact in the multiple aspects of your work while being results-oriented. Unifying, you are endowed with a very good team spirit. You can handle the pressure well and you can solve and anticipate problems in order to enforce contracts and deadlines. This is a permanent full-time position, requiring an occasional but regular presence on the site.



· Business Development

· Process Improvement

· Organization of work

· Lead a group of more than 40 people in Quebec who are dedicated to the management and direction of medium to large-scale projects, including construction management.

· Oversee the processes of producing service proposals for major tenders in all markets.

· Standardize governance procedures related to projects and facilitate the sharing of resources, methodologies, tools and techniques.

· Support the career development of the project team and others responsible for the execution of large projects.

· Work in partnership with key stakeholders in the organization to define strategic objectives, goals, initiatives and key performance indicators

· Plan, organize, direct and control all activities necessary for the implementation of the project;

· Coordinate the validation of the general parameters of the project;

· Coordinate the development and follow-up of the work plan – business case, technical functional program, project program, etc. – when required;

· Oversee the implementation and monitoring of the project management plan – scopes, content, risks, procurement, estimation, etc. – when required;

· Control costs and stay on budget;

· Oversee the management of existing contracts;

· Ensure compliance with governmental, environmental and occupational health and safety requirements, among other things;

· Monitor the progress of the work;

· Oversee the follow-up of contract amendments;

· Analyze project cost reports;

· Control follow-ups and schedule updates

· Implement and maintain the quality assurance and risk management program;

· Coordinate work crews with the site superintendent;

· Promote and maintain positive working relationships with all parties: subcontractors, customers, suppliers and professionals.



· Mobilizing leadership with a proven ability to influence others

· Ability to work under pressure while knowing how to delegate and manage priorities

· Collaborative approach at all levels of the organization

· Ability to work in a team environment and be open and innovative

· Good adaptability and tolerance for ambiguity

· Excellent risk management

· Strong leadership and communication skills in the context of your work

· Proficiency in project management, problem solving, and oral and written communication

· Strategic thinking, ability to learn quickly and business acumen


· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture or equivalent;

· 15 years of experience in the management of institutional building construction projects;

· Have good analytical, synthesis and problem-solving skills;

· Know how to manage multidisciplinary teams, be a convener and know how to communicate;

· Knowing how to organize;

· Ability to plan;

· Know how to control;

· Have a good knowledge of BIM;

· Know how to manage your time and priorities;

· Be politically savvy;

· Be results-oriented;

· Hold PMP certification (an asset);

· Excellent command of spoken and written French, fluency in English is an asset.


· Competitive salary and benefits;

· Group insurance;

· Employee Assistance Program;

· Telemedicine service;

· Stimulating, agile and diverse work environment;

· Access to ongoing training


This ad is written in the masculine only to simplify the reading. Recruscope welcomes all requests with respect for diversity. The company is also committed to rigorous and inclusive selection processes. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information on this position.

  • Level of experience

    Senior Executive

  • Sector

    • construction
    • Civil engineering
    • Design
  • Type of contract


  • Duties

    • Management
    • Engineering
    • Management

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Montréal, QC