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Commercial Engineer

Requisition ID:  28288
Location(s): 

Edinburgh, South Glamorgan, GB

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

 

Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time

Do you want to join the world’s most sustainable company and be a part of the exciting journey in Vestas? If you are interested in utilizing your commercial skillset to create value for our many clients? If so take a look at our Commercial Engineer role.

 

EVP NCE>SBU NCE Sales North & West>Sales, UK

Vestas NCE Sales is responsible for all sales related activities from early engagement with our customers, through bidding and negotiation until hand-over to construction upon a completed closure of a contract.

Our customer portfolio consists of a wide range of clients, from long-standing project developers to large international utilities.

At Vestas we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is vital for accelerating the green energy transition. We know our differences make us stronger, more innovative, and better equipped to address the issues of the future.

 

Responsibilities

  • Working as a Commercial Engineer will give you the opportunity to contribute directly to the success of our region through your know-how and commitment.

  • Accountable for the management of the entire internal sales process from start to finish

  • You will play an important role in the financial engineering of our projects, by monitoring cost developments and key financials

  • control the cost base and develop pricing strategies together with our Sales Managers to optimize the business case for the customers as well as for Vestas

  • Gather and evaluate project cost, estimate, and prepare project cost calculations based on customer requirements

  • Perform sales opportunity analysis, develop sales capture plans and work with the sales project team to determine the optimal bid for a given project opportunity

  • Contribute to the bid preparation process, create tender submissions, and ensure that the bids are submitted on time

  • Establish and maintain correspondence with customers and update the CRM database

  • Occasionally attend exhibitions, conferences, and customer events

  • Work across departments and functions to direct and coordinate activities and deliverables within the sales project team and other internal and external stakeholders

  • You stand close to the customer and the market and will be responsible for maintain our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Tool with relevant information regarding deals, milestones, developments, and offerings.

 

 Qualifications

  • We expect you to come from a commercial and technical focused background, you will have a degree in business administration, engineering, or related subject with the motivation to join a thriving sales community in Vestas.

 

Competencies

  • You will be truly enthusiastic about renewables and wish to contribute actively and tangibly to making the world a better place

  • You have effective communication skills and can convey information clearly and concisely

  • Able to influence internal stakeholders and work effectively in a matrix organization

  • Have a natural ability to create trust and sustainable relationships

  • Experienced in or interested in developing financial modelling skills and able to both generate and draw insight from key financials, as well as communicate them effectively

  • You bring the ability to work under time-sensitive conditions, prioritize properly, and bring the willingness to go the "extra mile"

  • Service-oriented while engaging, with a can-do attitude and comfortable working in an international environment

  • An eagerness to learn new things and to show full engagement

  • Service-oriented while engaging, with a can-do attitude and comfortable working in an international environment

 

 

What we offer

We offer an exciting, developing role close to the business which will immerse you in both the technical and commercial aspects of wind energy projects. With much interface to other departments and influence on the commercial outcome of projects, it is a potential first step in a long-term career within renewable energy.

 

Additional Information 

The work location for this role is Edinburgh

You will need to apply online in order to be considered before 18th August 2022. We will review applications on an ongoing basis, we can withdraw the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. For additional information, please contact Recruiter, Vips Patel: Vippa@vestas.com, +44 7983966883


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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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.