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Vestas Factory

Project Planner 
DK, Aarhus N | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 17246 

Do you like to organize things and bring projects under control? Are you detail oriented & highly structured? Then we might have a great opportunity for you.

Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > ACE Portfolio Management
The project planner function is organized within our portfolio management teams. Furthermore, the project planners will have a dotted reference to our Project Excellence department in Vestas Power Solutions to ensure alignment of tools, processes, and methods. This team is setting the standards for project management and execution.

You will be part of a group of project planners supporting the major projects handled by Product or Module project managers. As split of work content, it would be 98% support to modules. Thereof around 35% sparring with Project Managers/Project excellence and participating in meetings & 65% data quality/-analysis, project planning, system maintenance.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Build a project plan structure and ensure planning level connection 
  • Conduct detailed project planning and scheduling from business activity (level A) to Work Package and task (level C), looking 3-6 months ahead
  • Support project team in time estimation based on historical data for "standard" tasks and deliverables
  • Support project manager in understanding and communicating the project plan elements and progress
  • Perform critical paths analysis on plan schedule
  • Maintain and update project plan
  • Scenario planning if needed to support best available opportunity
  • Mapping of project dependencies across projects
  • Being the point of contact for the team, in relation to project planning tools and processes

We see you as a skilled project planner who likes organising things and bring projects under control and work with high quality planning in a global organizational environment.
You are the kind of person who likes working in an ever-growing environment where detailed planning and organising projects are some of the key factors to effective project execution.


  • Project estimation methods, planning and scheduling
  • Proficient in Project Planning tools - SAP PPM, Microsoft Project, JIRA
  • Scenario planning, simulating impact of risk on project plan
  • Methodical skills, detail oriented, highly structured
  • IT minded
  • Good at interacting with other people, facilitation and communication
  • Clear understanding of how scheduled project activities are carried out in a real project environment
  • Proficient in Stage Gate Way execution, combined with agile execution 
  • Prince 2 Foundation is a big plus (but can be obtained after job start)

What we offer
As project planner, you will be part of a great team and have a direct responsibility for the planning quality. We will grow and develop your knowledge in this area for you to really build and improve your skills. Every day here is different, and the future is ever-changing. Applications are handled on an ongoing basis so please apply as soon as possible or no later than 20th of December.



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.

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