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Vestas Factory

Senior Project Manager, Global Tools 
DK, Copenhagen | Senior Management | Full-Time | ID: 2789
 

Do you want to move Vestas to the next level? Are you passioned about applying the newest knowledge and being able to influence things from the beginning? 


Then you might be our new Senior Project Manager, who will be responsible for building a new tool center in EMEA. This is your chance to set a huge foot print in Vestas and be in charge of a complex project with a high level of external and internal stakeholder management.  


Sales > Global Construction Management > Global Tools  
Global Tools consists of six tool centers around the world. The tool centers aim is to deliver tools to all installation projects at the right time to the right price with a high focus on safety. The tool centers are in close collaboration with Construction, Service and Transport. 


Our core values are Accountability, Simplicity and Collaboration - and we do our outmost every day to live up to these values. 
 

Responsibilities
This position is responsible for delivery, management and execution of project portfolios within the tolerances and boundaries of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. Global Tools is about to expand with a new tool center in EMEA to support the future strategy. This will be your main task the first couple of years. 


Primary activities & products are divided within five areas:

1. Create and maintain project portfolio overview (scope, resources, timelines, risks, budget)

  • Responsible for prioritising, escalating and mitigating portfolio risks and translating them into business risks across Vestas value chain
  • Ensure and maintain a 12 months resource and budget forecasts within the portfolio
  • Report and escalate portfolio overview to Global Tools management and stakeholders

2. Start-up/initiate projects

  • Align and sign off project scope for the SBU's
  • Representing Global Tools in the development modules / product functions

3. Create and maintain high level project and ensure alignment with SBU's, platform and other stakeholders

  • Ensure unified framework / methodology for all projects in the portfolio
  • Ensure Global Tools is participating in decision forums e.g. Gate Reviews
  • Communicate and escalate changes to high level plans

4. Ensure project excellence throughout the Global Tools organisation

  • Coach and train PM in project planning and execution
  • Support Global Tools organisation in project planning and execution

5. Participate in driving the strategic translation supporting management in strategy deployment
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum a master's degree in engineering or business
  • Minimum 5-10 years' experience with project management in a large global organisation
  • Preferable experience with automatic storage, high bay warehouse or similar
  • High knowledge of modular development and new product introductions across a global value chain
  • Qualifications in project management tools e.g. Prince2, IPMA, People management, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma is required    
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Experience of Microsoft packages, SAP, BI or equivalent EPR knowledge 

Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, focusing on good teamwork
  • Capability of coaching and leading high motivated project managers and team members
  • Proven ability to work both independently and in teams within tight deadlines
  • Open minded and good at sharing/gathering information within a project portfolio
  • Able to cope with change and working under ambiguous circumstances

What we offer

We offer you an exciting and challenging job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development with the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. You will be provided with a unique opportunity to set your foot prints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be part of an international team, with a "can-do" attitude.

 

Additional information
The work location will be in Copenhagen, Denmark.


You should expect approximately 60 travel days per year.


For further information about the position please contact Director, Global Tools & Construction Engineering, Nicolai Fossar Fabritius at +45 5221 1010.   


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.