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Lead Project Manager

Requisition ID:  23142

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

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

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Do you have people management skills combined with project management experience? Would you like to become a key member in the Service Operations Engineering function delivering the next generation of service solutions to the Wind Turbines aftersales market? If you are motivated by innovating people and projects in a cross functional and organizational setup in Denmark and abroad, then we have an ideal opportunity for you! 
Service Operations > Service Operations Engineering > Project Management & Product Integration > Project Management
The Project Management department, that is part of the "Project Management and Product Integration", consists of Project Managers and Implementation Managers, who are responsible for coordinating a wide variety of projects in order to deliver innovative solutions to Vestas Service.
You will be part of a project management department with team members located in multiple geographical locations and with different cultural backgrounds. We are expanding with highly qualified colleagues to meet the demand of a growing and encouraging business.


As a Lead Project Manager you will be heading a team of 6-8 project managers, where you will in close dialogue with several stakeholders as part of the maturation process of new projects, that are to be implemented. Furthermore, you will coordinate and negotiate resource requirements with several resource managers throughout the Vestas organization. Finally, you will be a vital part of the newly established management team in the Project Management department.
Main areas of responsibility: 

  • You supervise a team of project managers and make sure they follow the process' and procedures in order to implement projects within the agreed scope, time, quality, and cost
  • You prioritize the tasks within the team of project managers, so the team always work on the right and value-adding projects
  • You coordinate sub-contractors, and suppliers to ensure they perform as agreed
  • You make resource estimates and ensure resources are allocated in accordance with the demands that are directed against you in SAP
  • You prepare and participate in project status meetings with Program- & Portfolio Managers as well as Service PMO
  • You ensure necessary progress in the projects completed by your team and highlight deviations and issuesYou contribute to a continuous improvement of the project execution process and procedures
  • You will be allocated as part of your time to implement your own projects as project manager



To achieve your goals with above responsibilities, you might hold a bachelor's degree and have previous experience with direct people management.  

In addition, you have/are:

  • +5 years of experience with technical project management 
  • Familiar with coordinating and handling sub-contractors and sub-suppliers
  • Proficient communication/presentation skills in English, both verbally and in writing, as you will be working within a global multi-cultural environment
  • Fundamental understanding of machines and components, IT, infrastructure and connectivity and software development



We envision that you possess the following personal competencies: 

  • Leadership skills, initiative, and the ability to make necessary and timely decisions
  • Understand and appreciate different cultures
  • Motivated, thrive with changes, yet process-oriented, constructive and structured in your work
  • Innovative approach and an ability to drill down and communicate complex issues in easy understandable terms and actions
  • Focused on customers and can understand the business value chain from both a service and customer perspective


What we offer 
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring project-oriented environment. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a skilled technical commitment and the will to implement. You will use your skills to contribute to Vestas solve one of the most important global situations of our time - ensuring a more sustainable future.
For additional information please contact Senior Manager of Project Management, Hans Peter Schøsler, +45 5214 6229.


Additional information 
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English. 


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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. 
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