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Vestas Factory

Project Certification Manager (f/m/d) 
DE, Hamburg | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 16786 

A certification expert with offshore wind industry experience

Do you have experience in project certification of offshore wind farms, and are you ready to take on exciting role in an international, innovative organisation? Do you have deep knowledge of certification schemes, and do you have what it takes to coordinate certification requirements across several departments?

Within Operations, you will report to the Manager, Project Quality department. The Operations department forms a key part of project delivery towards our end customer, and we provide support services across the value chain to promote this goal.


Tasks & responsibilities: You will…

As part of project teams, you will be responsible for the certification of wind farms. In collaboration with the QMS team, you will also develop, implement and maintain the procedures and processes related to project certification. You will define and handle interfaces with different departments across the organisation and other teams within your department. 

…manage all aspects and tasks related to project certification, this includes all legal and contractual requirements and deliverables including assessment and tracking of project certification. You will coordinate all project certification-related communication and information exchange with employers, authorities and certification bodies. You will identify, track and coordinate measures to fulfil compliance requirements with internal and external stakeholders. Furthermore, you will participate in, organise and direct relevant certification meetings, audits, inspections with employees, authorities and certification bodies.

You will also be responsible for: 

  • Reporting and escalating to Project Manager or Project Director as needed
  • Reducing potential claim risks occurring through contract milestones or other certification requirements
  • Organising and maintaining comprehensive project documentation and deliverables including quality, status, versioning and release
  • Preparing and negotiating contracts with certifying bodies, authorities and other third parties in the field of certification
  • Reviewing tender requirements issued by customers


Skills & experience: Our new colleague…

…has at least 5 years of experience in wind project certification. You can work in autonomy and are a effective communicator at all level in an organisation. You have been a motivated collaborator in wind projects involving WTG manufacturers, developers, or end customers. As a person, you have great interpersonal and communication skills. You have an open mindset with good business and process understanding.


We expect that you: 

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar
  • Have experience with technology compliance, ideally from the wind industry
  • Have experience with type certification of wind turbines and project certification
  • Have an interest in certification schemes such as EN 61400-22, IEC RE, BSH standard
  • Are interested in most relevant technical norms and standards for design and construction of wind farms
  • Have interdisciplinary electrotechnical, mechanical and structural experience (if possible, not required)
  • Are a team member
  • Are focused, structured and well-coordinated
  • Have good safety and quality awareness


Join us if you…

...would like to work in an international and innovative company where we work shoulder to shoulder every day to become the global leader in the offshore wind market. You will be part of a dedicated team in an organisation characterised by being exciting, innovative and professional.


In Operations, we offer you:

  • A broad interface with many stakeholders
  • A consulting role with influence 
  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together
  • High-quality opportunities for professional and personal development
  • The right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. We value initiative and responsibility 
  • The opportunity to make your mark on our operational quality processes


We’re already looking forward to hearing from you. In case you have questions about the position, please contact the Manager of Project Quality, Pernille Kastbjerg Klavsen on +4520814607. Your primary work location will be Denmark, Germany or UK and you should 60-80 travel days per year. Please note that applications are handled on an ongoing basis. So, please send your application and CV as soon as possible using the link on this page. We treat all inquire confidentially. 

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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