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Director, Procurement Finance

Requisition ID:  28590
Location(s): 

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Senior Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Can you contribute to reaching our sustainable goals for 2040? We are looking for a Finance Director to Procurement & QSE Finance that gets motivated by supervising a highly engaged and skilled team, and secure efficient collaboration across the value chain.

 

Finance > COO Finance > Global Procurement Finance

Global Procurement Finance is a part of Group Finance and responsible for all financial related topics in Global Procurement in Vestas. Our key responsibility is ensuring an accurate group cost on current products as well as supporting the Global Procurement organisation taking the right decisions for Vestas. We are a diverse team with various backgrounds in finance who work closely with our colleagues across Vestas in R&D, Procurement, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain.

To make sure we make the best decisions for the company, we live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, and Passion which form the backbone for our culture of aiming for world-class.

We are looking for a new colleague, who can direct Global Procurement Finance and continue the great journey we already started.

 

Responsibilities

  • Direct and encourage a highly engaged and skilled finance team of 5 employees within COO Finance
  • To be an integral part of the Global Procurement Management team in Vestas
  • Ensure cost focus and coordinate cost-out programs within Vestas
  • Handle monthly performance, ad hoc analysis and budget process across Global Procurement
  • Interact with stakeholders across the value chain in Vestas to ensure the best possible solutions for the company

 

Qualifications

  • A financial educational background
  • Expected minimum 5-8 years working experience within finance, manufacturing, or procurement
  • Desirable 2-5 years of leadership experience
  • Experience from a large manufacturing company could also provide a solid background (Wind industry experience is beneficial but not required)
  • Experience in presenting complex analysis to senior stakeholders and decision-makers

 

Competencies

  • Good leadership skills
  • Structured, transparent and pragmatic approach to problem-solving
  • Solid collaboration skills with the ability to build commitment and trusted relationships with different stakeholders in a global environment  
  • Professional communication skills and comfortable doing presentations
  • Ability to motivate and influence
  • Confident and independent, being able to act and make decisions on your own
  • Proactive and able to handle multiple tasks with varying timelines and priorities

 

What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. At Vestas, we aim at being sustainable in all aspects – both as employer and business partner. With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

You will become part of a highly professional environment with a significant professional commitment and lots of passion. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us. You will have good opportunities to build your career in Vestas when demonstrating aspiration, capacity, and potential.

 

Additional information

Your primary work location will be Vestas’ headquarter in Aarhus, Denmark.
You can expect up to 5-10 days of travel per year.

The application deadline is 31st of July 2022.

For additional information on the position, please contact Vice President of COO finance, Sonja Østergaard at +45 2564 7356.


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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.