Ivić ended his career at PAOK Thessaloniki in the Greek league, playing there from 2008 till 2012. Previous to that, Ivić played in Greece for Aris (2007-2008) and AEK (2004-2007), having signed with them from German side Borussia Mönchengladbach. Vladimir also played for Proleter Zrenjanin in his hometown and Partizan Belgrade. With the latter team he won the Yugoslav league in 1999 and 2002, the Yugoslav cup in 2001 and the Serbian league in 2003.
Ivić was an international for Serbia and Montenegro. He made his international debut against Bosnia in 2001. He was capped 8 times.
In 2013 Ivić started as a coach in the youth academies of PAOK. In 2015 he was appointed as caretaker for the senior team after coach Tudor was sacked. The next season he was appointed headcoach and won the Greek cup 2017. He left PAOK just one month after PAOK’s first success for over a decade. Currently Ivić is manager of Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel.