Contracts Professional

Requisition ID:  51248

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Legal

 Vestas Factory

 Professional | Full-Time | Legal

Job Title: Contracts Professional

Location(s); Remote, OR


Job Description:

Ensuring the organization handles its suppliers, clients, organizations, related entities and stakeholders with clearly defined principles, policies and governance under contractual terms and conditions throughout the lifecycle of the construction and supply contracts.



  • Drafting, evaluating, negotiating, and completing various contracts including Change Order, Amendment, and Notices or any other transactions that has to be brought under contract.
  • Ensuring compliance of the contractual clauses taking into account global, local, regional contracting frameworks and guidelines.
  • Support Vestas operational colleagues (e.g., development team, project managers, construction managers and site crews) by interpreting contractual provisions in context of situation in the field; identify possible contractual approaches and negotiating tactics to avoid or resolve disputes; and assist the chosen strategy through drafting letters, notices, amendments and other contractual deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain contracts database that captures lifecycle requirements for easy reference and management of operational and commercial obligations.
  • Ensure that all contracts and other binding instruments are consistent with Vestas internal guidelines for acceptable commercial commitments and other risk policies.
  •  Develop and maintain very effective professional working relationship with Vestas Sales, Legal, Service, Transport & Procurement, Finance as well as other departments and stakeholders.
  • Support internal process improvements necessary to support job requirements, including document management and reporting tools.
  • Identify opportunities to create mutual value for Vestas and customers while protecting Vestas profitability and risk appetite.



Must have:

  • Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, International Business, Engineering, Supply chain, or related field; degree or certification in Contract Management will be highly desirable.
  • Advanced oral communication skills with proven ability to prepare clear, concise and compelling written materials; in particular, ability to communicate with field personnel lacking specialized contract knowledge; solid customer presence and ability to negotiate contentious issues.
  • Proven capabilities in problem solving, negotiations and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to plan, organize, balance responsibilities, prioritize, and deliver assigned workload to meet multiple deadlines. Should be detail oriented.
  • High proficiency with standard IT tools including Microsoft Office, and comfort learning and using new internal IT platforms.
  • Having limited experience and understanding in the area of work with imitativeness to seek knowledge by exploring and collaborating so as to deliver the tasks
  • Seek counsel on tasks to learn and deliver and applying skills to perform the task that are not very complex but it is the foundation for a better solution.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and external parties to achieve common goals, as well as ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and SAP)
  • Regular and reliable attendance to project and functional meetings.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly and in technical and non-technical terms
  •  Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels


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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives 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. 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon