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Project Manager

Requisition ID:  27291
Location(s): 

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

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Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical>     Power SI Project Management
Are you ready to bey a key driver in implementing and coordinating product development projects within the area of plant solutions that enable grid stability? As a Project Manager in Power SI Project Management you will be a part of a team of highly skilled project managers and trainees located in both Denmark, Portugal and Chennai. In our department we are accountable for establishing, operating and completing the project portfolio of power plant solutions to secure stable grid connections around the world. We coordinate and complete our projects according to our execution model in an efficient way from scoping to market delivery.  In our department we are all leaders and work to live Vestas values, Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion to deliver on our promises on time, cost and quality.

 

Responsibilities

  • You will motivate and supervise projects out of our Design Centre in Porto, while the projects have a global reach with teams and stakeholders worldwide. You will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle and the commercial output of our projects delivered through our stage-gate execution model:
  • Scope, initiate and implement Power SI module projects
  • Be accountable for your own budgets, timelines and project plans
  • Accountable for planning, including technical reviews, project management reviews and gate recommendations according to the operating model of Vestas
  • Monitor progress and escalate risks and deviations timely to find mitigations to issuesCommunicate clearly to the complete stakeholder map, and supervise downwards, upwards and lateral in the organization
  • Work closely with line management to secure right staffing and timely initiation of the projects and set the teams up for success
  • Responsibility for own process relevant skills initiatives

 

Qualifications

  • You have a technical or other relevant degree (B.Sc or M.Sc). An engineering degree within electrical, IT or similar would be an added value, but not a requirementMinimum 4-6 years of experience with project management and minimum 6-8 years in total in international companies
  • Experience with coordinating software projects in agile environments is an added value
  • You have experience with project management in large matrix organizations and you have experience coordinating stakeholders on senior level (up to Vice President level)You have a good understanding of different execution, governance and budget models
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbally

 

Competencies 

  • You already learn the toolbox within project management and can balance the effort between project leadership and project management
  • You have the ability to inspire and people listen to you when you present your points with attitude and valid arguments
  • You are able to coordinate projects across different cultures and you are present even though some will be coordinated remotely
  • You embrace changes and you are coordinating your surroundings through the changing environment
  • You have good IT skills and are able to quickly understand and read systems and dependencies between systems

 

What we offer 
As a Project Manager you will develop personally and professionally and get a broad interface and exposure to several levels in the organization. You will be encouraged with complex projects with huge market and value chain impact.  You will be part of the innovator within sustainable energy solutions and you will get the chance to make an impact on the green agenda with innovative solutions. In a fast-growing organization, you will find yourself in an exciting and sometimes unpredictable job with motivated and skilled colleagues. We have a diverse mix of experience and skills, working closely together to make Vestas' vision a reality. You will experience a 'people first' attitude with a lot of empowerment and responsibility. In short, join Vestas and you will find yourself working in a spirit of worldwide collaboration while enjoying the knowledge that you are making a positive difference for the future.

 

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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