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Vestas Factory

Project Manager 
DK, Aarhus | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 16733 

Are you enthusiastic about project management in a global set-up? Do you want to contribute to the continued growth of sustainable energy by ensuring 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 competences, this might be a great career opportunity for you.

 

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 
Primary work location is Aarhus, Denmark.
The position requires approx. 20-30 days of annual travel.

Application deadline is 9th of July 2021.
If you have specfic questions about the position, please contact Head of GP Program Management, Carsten Kusk at +45 2219 9189.


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