Contract Manager

Requisition ID:  39598

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK Hamburg, HH, DE Warrington, Cheshire, GB Husum, SH, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Legal

Vestas Factory

Are you interested in working with offshore contracts? Do you enjoy working with law and keeping a good customer experience and a professional contract management? Then please apply for this exciting opportunity at Vestas.

EVP NCE – SBU NCE Service – Customer & Contract Management Offshore
The Customer & Contract Management department plays a critical role in the Service Offshore department of Vestas Northern & Central Europe (NCE). The department is responsible for ensuring a high-quality customer experience and professional contract management.
As a Service Contract Manager your main responsibilities are undertaken prior to and during the service phase of offshore windfarms where you will support by providing advice and recommendations in relation to contractual and commercial issues affecting the delivery of operations & maintenance (O&M) services.  You will be responsible for providing contract management support, clarifying contractual obligations and compliance there to while ensuring the company's commercial interests are adequately always safeguarded.



  • Support the Service team (Customer Manager/Service Manager) and work closely with the Vestas Legal & Compliance department
  • Provide summaries of contractual obligations to the Service team
  • Interpret and advise the Service team about the content and interpretation of the contract in terms of scope, obligations, rights, and remedies
  • Review incoming communications from the customer/contractors
  • Draft routine notices, submissions, and communications to be submitted in accordance with the contract term and in coordination with the Service team
  • Support negotiation and drafting of settlement agreements with customers, to optimize the resolution of disputes under the relevant agreements
  • Supervise an overview of defect claims, and coordinate evaluation and resolution of such claims with other departments



  • Law degree is appreciated
  • Experience in wind or heavy construction industries is appreciated
  • Substantial commercial and contract administration experience
  • Broad knowledge of the types and structure of the contracts in construction and energy industries (e.g., FIDIC)
  • Claims management experience, with in-depth knowledge of extension of time and costs and warranty claims, etc.



  • Solid negotiation and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and significant organization skills
  • Independent person, able to organize own workload with minimal supervision
  • Success working with an international, physically dispersed team
  • Accurate and pragmatic approach to contract management and enforcement
  • Positive attitude and genuine interest in process improvements
  • Fluent in written and spoken English in business and legal environments. Other languages would be beneficial


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment with the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We value initiative, responsibility and the balance between creativity and quality in all solutions, and this is your chance to make your mark on our service strategy. You will become part of a committed team in a highly professional environment with a solid technical commitment.


Additional information
You will be based in one of our offices from Denmark - Aarhus N, England - Warrington, or Germany in Hamburg.
For this position you can expect travel 10-20% of the time.
If the above matches your field of interest and your qualifications, please apply no later than 02.10.2023.
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before (the 4-week date).

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. 
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