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Vestas Factory

Lead Digital Manager, API Data Services 
DK, Aarhus N | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 16946 

Do you have experience in software product management? Would it motivate you to be responsible for the overall scope and execution of the Vestas Service API product roadmap and to be part of an organisation that is working on taking digital leadership within renewables? If yes, then apply for this exciting position within the Data Platform Team in Digital Transformation, Vestas Service!

 

With our corporate strategic milestone of being "the global leader in sustainable energy," we have ambitious growth targets for Vestas Service's digital products in the coming years. To achieve such targets, the Data Platform team is seeking a Lead Digital Product Manager - API Data Services to manage the overall scope and execution of the Vestas Service API product roadmap, which enables digital solutions for end-users including operational tools, customer-facing products, and analytics.   

 

The ideal candidate for this role has experience delivering data-centric products and is skilled at navigating seamlessly between technical software teams and business stakeholders. You will be a key member of the growing Vestas Service Data Ecosystem team, which is focused on delivering the high-priority data services required for current and future business needs to both internal and external stakeholders.

 

Responsibilities

As part of the Strategic Business Architecture department, the Lead Digital Product Manager - API Data Services will be responsible for the overall scope and execution of the Vestas Service API product roadmap, in alignment with our technical teams, commercial teams and digital customer channel department. This is an exciting opportunity to lead an emerging product area within Vestas Service from conception to launch. Specific responsibilities include: 

 

  • Handling the overall scope and prioritised execution of API product use cases that create concrete, proven business value for key stakeholders to Vestas Service
  • Completing API product requirements gathering and aligning the business needs across various internal stakeholders; including running workshops and establishing processes for requirements documentation and communication
  • Working hands-on with the API product development team to handle the backlog and detailed product delivery, which includes prioritising functionality, writing digital user stories, completing User Acceptance Testing, conducting product demos and driving usage and customer insights
  • Handling the deployment of our API product bundles, including supporting business product managers in pilot launches with key Service customers/end users and establishing stakeholder forums and communication channels
  • Owning the required API product business case justification and relevant documentation.

 

Qualifications

  • Solid experience in software product management, agile product development or equivalent consultant experience from relevant industry
  • Ability to drive a data-centric product roadmap involving multiple systems/platforms, with experience in both strategy and execution
  • Experience implementing best practices around: agile software product management, business-driven software product requirements
  • Experience in driving decisions and alignment across business and technical teams
  • Great oral and written communication skills in English.

 

Competencies

 

  • Good communication skills and intuition for aligning with stakeholders at every level -- internal and external, technical and business, from senior leaders to technical professionals
  • Good cross-functional collaboration skills; able to create clarity and focus in complex and dynamic technical contexts
  • Strategic value-driven mindset paired with solid execution skills; the ability to align structure and processes across a complex global organisation
  • Ability to clearly define project scope boundaries, manage input from diverse stakeholder groups and summarise/prioritise complex data business cases
  • Skilled in utilising data to make good decisions when confronted by ambiguity. Analyse KPIs to identify, size and prioritize improvement opportunities. Develop regular reporting as needed. 
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships across the organization, including within corporate functions and lines of business.


What we offer
You will be joining an motivated team in a global and mission-driven organisation and will have a solid footprint in achieving Vestas' strategic goal of world-leading energy data services. You will have a great impact on the substance of the position and opportunities to develop. This position will be a platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organisation.

 

Additional information
Your primary work location will be at our headquarters in Aarhus N, Denmark. For the right candidate, there is a possibility to work from our office in Copenhagen. 

Up to 30 days of travel days per year is to be expected.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, so please apply online as soon as possible and no later than the 8th of July 2021.

For additional information on the position, please contact Claire Dooley, Head of Service Data Platform +45 3175 6752.
 


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels