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Team Manager

Requisition ID:  25952

Pasay City, 00, PH

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory



The SSC Procurement Department is comprised of multiple workstreams within Procurement such as Indirect Buying, Purchasing & SQD, Supply & Market Analytics, and Digitalization & Processes. This role is under the Purchasing & SQD team which collaborates closely with the Global and Regional Procurement organizations on purchasing activities (i.e. source-to-contract activities, spend management, and supplier negotiation) and supplier & quality development (SQD).


SSC > Procurement > Purchasing & SQD



  • You shall supervise and handle a team of purchasers in a matrixed organization to implement the purchasing according to the Vestas process, fulfill current performance targets, develop effective supplier relationships as well as secure that Vestas' future business needs will be satisfied
  • Skill building and development: Ensure team is equipped with the needed skills in their current roles and develop employee ability to prepare them for future roles based on career path identified
  • Ensure goals and prioritization of tasks are aligned with the corresponding global or regional counterparts (i.e. category director or regional procurement head)
  • Assess and improve the performance of the team by regular review of the goals and work with the employee to sustain achievement or mitigate performance gaps
  • Provide guidance to the purchasers in the different sourcing activities, and such guidance should be in line with the functional (global or regional) strategy or Vestas process
  • Work across different functions within Procurement and within Vestas to support the team in the implementation of the category/regional procurement strategies
  • Growing the scope: Move for the increase in complexity and scope of the categories or regions handled, and thereby growing the team
  • Business continuity: Establish contingency plans to ensure continuity of purchasing operations and required global or regional coverage
  • Bring continuous improvement programs to eliminate wastes in the process and automate or optimize repetitive activities
  • On an ad-hoc basis, conduct sourcing activities with agreed vendors and negotiate to reach the best possible outcome for Vestas



  • Engineering graduate or relevant business degree
  • With at least 10 years of experience in Supply Chain and Procurement functions
  • With at least 5 years of experience in leadership and people development
  • Experience with defining and implementing sourcing strategies
  • Experience in SAP or Ariba procure-to-pay process
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • High-quality English written and verbal communication skills and ability to speak with conviction
  • Highly self-motivated, motivated work ethic, keen attention to details and great customer service orientation
  • Professional in stakeholder management and with keen communication skills at all levels



As a person, you are professional and committed by nature with an effective sense of quality. You are flexible with a can-do attitude and an innovative mindset and you thrive in an exciting environment with progressive people. Furthermore, you:

  • Deliver business results through supervising the team
  • Know the Procurement Process (Procure to Pay)
  • Know Business stakeholders' requirements & expectations
  • Have a continuous improvement mindset
  • Have business understanding


What we offer

Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a good future! To meet business growth needs, Vestas needs a lot of expertise to join us. We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on-job training, an ideal platform for professional and personal development, a Bonus Program, colorful team activities and etc. We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to achieve goals to achieve results. Choose us, choose a solid future!



Additional Information

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 31st of July 2022.


Additional Benefits

  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Retirement Benefit Plan

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 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.