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Vestas Factory

Business Transformation Specialist 
DK, Aarhus N | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 2242 

Are you passionate about business transformation? Would you like to influence implementation of strategic initiatives? And are you motivated by developing the way we manage our project portfolio? Can you manage implementation planning in close collaboration with a broad variety of global stakeholders? Then boost your career and join a dedicated and dynamic team!

Service > Service Lean > Service PMO 
With our corporate strategy objective of being "Global leader in the wind service solutions market", we have ambitious growth targets for Service in the coming years. To achieve such targets while keeping our cost base steady requires a fundamental shift in how we operate - commercially as well as operationally.

Service PMO drives proactive and end-to-end portfolio management from roadmap candidates to full regional / global implementation by sustaining sound and efficient governance for portfolio management and strategy execution. Service PMO supports Service senior management and project / program managers to execute on the strategy with a comprehensive project portfolio. We ensure that focus is kept on the right investments and efficient execution both in development and implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Orchestrating global implementation planning between regions and global functions
  • Serve as anchor for the integrated change plan outlining clearly what change initiatives will impact our service functions and by when, the significance of the change and the business resources required to lead and anchor the change
  • Consultancy to project managers in developing solid implementation plans including training and communication
  • Challenge, coach and support product / project managers and project executives when submitting investment proposals 
  • Support senior management with management information to drive sound business decisions (portfolio analysis, performance reviews, status reports and recommendations)
  • Financial management and benefit forecast reporting in close collaboration with Financial Business Partners and Portfolio Manager
  • Support the portfolio planning processes, e.g. annual roadmap and budget process, including resource and capacity management
  • Identify critical interfaces, dependencies and constraints within the portfolio and take ownership of ensuring such are effectively anchored within each project or line of business
  • Organise and lead project management community

Qualifications

You have a relevant degree at Master level or higher within business administration, economics, strategy or engineering, combined with 5 - 8 years' experience working in a similar role leading business transformation projects. In addition, we expect you to have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive business understanding preferably from a large global company (500+ employees)
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and verbal
  • Insights on agile and traditional project management models, program and portfolio management
  • Experience in working with business cases
  • Experience with portfolio performance reporting
  • Expert user of Excel and formulas
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills and ability to produce clear and concise executive presentation material

Competencies

  • Strong facilitator and excellent at leading meetings and workshops
  • Proven record of building and maintaining stakeholder networks
  • Communication and change management expertise
  • Perceived by stakeholders as supportive and professional delivering high-quality analysis and consultancy 
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to collaborate with all levels in the organisation
  • Proactive and works efficiently to get things done without compromising quality
  • Sound analytical toolbox – excellent understanding of complex problems and extracting key conclusions

What we offer

Working for Vestas, you are part of the global leader in the high-tech world of wind energy and you have international opportunities in a growing industry committed to preserving our planet for future generations.

You will contribute to developing a high-paced team in a global environment. You will have a great impact on the substance of the position and opportunities to develop your analytical, project portfolio management and business transformational skills. For the right candidate this position will be a platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organisation.

Additional information
Your work location will be in Aarhus, Denmark.

For additional information about the position please contact Senior Manager, Tina Haubjerg at +45 2564 7418.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.