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Division Vice President

Job Description

The Division Vice President is a senior executive position responsible for overseeing the sales, operations, performance, and strategic direction of a specific division within an organization. This role involves providing leadership to divisional teams, driving business growth and profitability, and ensuring operational excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership: Develop and implement the division’s strategic vision, goals, and objectives in alignment with the organization’s overall strategy.
  • Drive business growth: Identify and pursue new business opportunities to drive the division’s revenue growth and market expansion.
  • Financial management: Monitor financial performance, budgets, and key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure the division’s profitability and financial health.
  • Operational excellence: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the division, ensuring efficient and effective processes, adherence to quality standards, and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Team management: Lead and manage a team of managers and employees within the division, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to drive high performance and employee engagement.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Collaborate with other divisions, departments, and senior executives to ensure alignment and coordination of efforts, particularly in sales, marketing, finance, and human resources.
  • Customer focus: Foster strong relationships with key customers and clients, understand their needs, and ensure the division delivers products or services that meet or exceed their expectations.
  • Performance analysis and improvement: Analyze divisional performance data, market trends, and customer feedback to identify areas for improvement and implement strategies to enhance operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Risk management: Assess and mitigate risks within the division, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and internal policies.
  • Stakeholder management: Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, board of directors, investors, and industry partners, to drive strategic initiatives and build positive relationships.
  • Communication and reporting: Communicate divisional performance, goals, and initiatives to senior management through regular reports, presentations, and meeting participation.


  • 5+ years of experience In Electrical Services/Lighting is strongly preferred.
  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, or a related field is preferred.
  • Experience in a leadership role, such as Vice President, Department Manager, Division Manager, or similar, with a proven track record of success in driving business growth and profitability.
  • Strong commercial and business acumen, and strategic thinking, with the ability to understand market dynamics, identify opportunities, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with experience leading and developing high-performing teams.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Financial acumen and experience in financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive operational excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to navigate complex situations and resolve issues.
  • Industry knowledge and understanding of the specific division’s products, services, and market dynamics.
  • Ability to adapt to change, manage ambiguity, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong ethical standards and integrity, committed to compliance and corporate governance.