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Global Cost Optimisation Manager

Requisition ID:  27104

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK Warrington, Cheshire, GB Copenhagen S, Region Sjælland, DK London, Greater London, GB Hamburg, HH, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Are you the person who can contribute to reach our sustainable goals? Are you enthusiastic in finding great global cost optimisations? Here is an opportunity to utilise your skills within business improvement as a manager for our position in Vestas.

EVP Area Service – Global Service Commercial & Products – Global Service Sales Offshore
You will be part of the Global Service Sales Offshore department working with cost estimation and cost model improvements for our service sales initiatives. The team is responsible for maintaining the cost model used to estimate complex service activities to offshore sales projects, as well as evaluating the cost drivers and conducting business analysis to ensure high quality in the estimates. You will work closely together with skilled proposal managers and other service sales business analysts and industry specialists to make value creating sales budget quotes for servicing of new and existing offshore wind farm projects.


The Business Analyst/Global Cost Optimisation Manager is responsible for:

  • Complete operational cost quotations and internal operational review presentations for Service
  • Review and optimise current cost model, cost input and processes linked to cost creation
  • Maintain cost assumptions and relevant content in models and tools used for sales support
  • Support development and maintenance of models and databases needed for project cost base estimation, review, and benchmarking
  • Complete sales related business case analysis and ad-hoc analytical tasks incl. reporting of sales data in Operations


  • Master’s degree within Economics and Business Administration or similar
  • Good communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Good presentation skills
  • Skilled user of Microsoft applications
  • Economic/financial modelling skills. Understanding of programming is beneficial (VBA, SQL etc.)



  • You should be someone who works in a pragmatic, structured and thorough manner, with high personal motivation and engagement
  • You should be good at problem solving with high attention to detail and power of concentration, yet able to work in a time-sensitive setting to meet deadlines
  • Be an effective team member, who is good at collaboration with good communication skills
  • Have an ability to be outgoing at times, with the ability to build effective relationships with various stakeholders
  • You should be committed, capable of prioritizing workloads and thrive well in an ever-growing sales environment


What we offer

 We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world's leader wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all our solutions. You will become part of a highly professional and global environment with a solid operational and commercial commitment. You will get an original opportunity to influence the commercial aspects of complex projects and play an important part in a rapidly developing global environment.


Additional information
Location: Your primary work location will be Aarhus, Denmark, however there is a possibility of being placed in our office from Hamburg in Germany, Copenhagen, Denmark or Warrington/London UK. 
If the above match your interest and qualification, please apply no later than 5.07.2022. We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before (the 4-week date).

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 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.