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Project Manager

Requisition ID:  23085
Location(s): 

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Are you enthusiastic about project management in a global setup? Do you want to contribute to the continued growth of sustainable energy by ensuring the effective introduction of new products?
If you want to put your mark on our future and strive to release your potential and further grow your professional and personal competencies, this might be a great career opportunity for you.

 

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Global Procurement Program Management
You will be part of an engaged and committed Global Procurement Program Management team. As part of the Global Procurement function, the Program Management team is responsible for organising and implementing the procurement scope of Technology, New Product Introduction and Technology Transfer projects within Vestas. Being part of the project’s cross-functional core teams, you will be engaged in all stages of the projects, from released concepts to ramped up production and supply chain.

The team is currently driving a large portfolio of exciting projects and we are looking for a Project Manager who will take charge of delivering projects of significant importance and will have a central role in the further strengthening of our team and the way we work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage Technology and New Product Introduction projects within Global Procurement in close co-operation with R&D (Vestas Power Solutions), Manufacturing and other key functions
  • Take full ownership of ensuring all deliverables from Global Procurement in your projects according to the Vestas stage-gate model
  • Bring Global Procurement strategies into action when carrying out the projects
  • Deliver on agreed project scope and targets, ensuring the balance between quality, time, cost, resources and risks
  • Ensure supply chain readiness throughout the development projects until global production ramp-up
  • Project budget responsible for Global Procurement in all the projects
     

Qualifications 
The ideal candidate has more than 3 years of proven experience within project management, e.g. in production companies with a global supply chain. Furthermore, we expect that you:

  • Have a relevant BSc or MSc in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Management or equivalent,
  • Hold a project management certification such as Prince 2 Foundation, IPMA D or equivalent.
  • Have experience with New Product Introduction and with Procurement
  • Have led project teams with team members joining in from around the world 
  • Have experience working in a matrix organisation
  • Have professional communication and presentation skills
     

You are fluent in English, spoken and written. Experience from the Wind Industry is beneficial.

 

Competencies
To be effective in handling above-mentioned responsibilities, we envision that you: 

  • Have Engineering and Business understanding
  • Are structured, result oriented and focused on delivering as promised
  • Can keep a cool head, always maintain an overview and make priorities
  • Are great at collaborating and show your enthusiasm and motivate the team
  • Know how to manage your stakeholders efficiently by building and maintaining relations
  • Communicate professionally on all levels in the organisation
     

What we offer
We offer you an exciting job with great professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring and international organisation at the forefront of the industry. We value initiative, responsibility, and quality in everything we do. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a solid technical and commercial commitment. You will have a high impact on our products and solutions’ way to market, as well as influence of your own position, in an informal and innovative environment.

 

Additional information 
The primary work location is Aarhus, Denmark.


The position requires approx. 20-30 days of annual travel.

 

The application deadline is 14th February 2022.


If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Head of GP Program Management, Carsten Kusk at +45 2219 9189.


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.