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Project Planner - Product Platforms PS&I

Requisition ID:  23099

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

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Power Solutions > Product Solutions & Integration > Strategic Planning & Portfolio


Within Product Solutions & Integration, Strategic Planning & Portfolio Management guides the annual VPS Business Planning, ensures a compliant and efficient project investment governance, and coordinates the VPS Portfolio on product level. The combination of these areas shall ensure a seamless and efficient connection of strategy articulation (ExM decision level) and strategy execution (operational level).



You will be part of a group of project planners supporting the major projects managed by Product and Module project managers.

  • Facilitate and conduct planning workshops for project teams
  • Build a project plan structure and ensure planning connection from A to C level
  • Continuous monitoring of project plan fulfillment (A to C level dashboard) and timely reporting of project deviations (Early Warning Indicators)
  • Support project planning stage (e.g. time and resource estimation) based on historical data for "standard" tasks and deliverables (drive creation of catalogue with typical R&D tasks based on completed projects in the past)
  • Maintain and update project plans
  • Mapping of project dependencies across projects and collaborate with Portfolio Simulation
  • Being the point of contact for Project Excellence team, in relation to tools and processes in the project planning area



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree within Project Management, Engineering, Business Administration or other related fields Proficient in Project Planning tools



  • Analytical skills, Detail oriented, highly structured
  • IT minded and knowledge of relevant planning tools, like:
    • o SAP PPM o Microsoft Project
    • o JIRA
  • Good at interaction with other people, facilitation and communication
  •  Clear understanding of how scheduled project activities are carried out in a real project environment
  • Proficient in Stage Gate Way execution, combined with agile execution
  • Prince 2 Foundation (can be obtained after job start)


What We Offer

  • Interesting and varied tasks in the center of Vestas´ new product development area 
  • Room for professional touch in lifting Vestas´ project planning area to next level
  • A lot of potential to develop competencies and personal skills with an international team


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Chennai.

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 27th Apr'22.

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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