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Head of Direct Material Procurement NCE

Requisition ID:  32366

Hamburg, HH, DE Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Supply Chain and Logistics

 Vestas Factory

Management | Full-Time | Supply Chain and Logistics 

Would it motivate you to grow your career in a truly global and innovative organization, where you set the limit for your development? If your answer is yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you at Vestas!


Manufacturing and Global Procurement> COO NCE> Direct Procurement NCE

Regional Procurement NCE (North, Central & Eastern Europe) coordinates all procurement activities in the Region and ensures the highest focus on quality, safety and competitiveness in accordance with Vestas' high standards and processes.



  • Lead and manage the Direct Material Procurement team in the region NCE , 
  • Guide the team with a Vestas’ holistic view to secure direct material categories in the Region are at the forefront of the development and key trends in the market
  • Define and pmprove commodity strategies and bring Direct Material Procurement in the regions to the next level
  • Ensure that the capabilities are installed within the team to fulfill current KPIs, develop effective supplier relationships, as well as securing that Vestas' future business needs will be satisfied
  • Develop and install cross functional collaboration with category teams, as well as creating an effective matrix organization delivering into the regional organization
  • Point of contact in the region NCE regarding Direct Material Procurement scope 



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of management experience preferably in procurement
  • Proven experience in leadership
  • Experience with change management
  • Fluent in English – German and Danish are welcomed
  • Previous experience with negotiations



  • You have good communication skills and are naturally motivated in your work
  • You encompass Vestas Leadership Role model qualities and leadership mentality - team motivation and open communication
  • You are a strategic thinker with proven performance management experience
  • Negotiation skills as well as stakeholder management


What We Offer


We offer you an exciting and complex job with great opportunities for professional and personal development within a global company in the renewable energy industry. You will be provided with an original opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be an integral part of an international team, with a 'can-do' attitude and who are keen to make a difference.


Additional Information


Work Location: Germany or Denmark  

Application Deadline: 13 December 2022. We reserve the right to take down the job ad before this date, if the right candidate is identified before

Start Date: 1 Jan 2023 or before/after mutually agreed.

For additional information please contact – Head of Regional Procurement NCE, Andre Jung at +49 1735650696



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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