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Product Strategy Specialist

Requisition ID:  29828
Location(s): 

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function:  Engineering

Vestas Factory

The Product Market Strategy teams' goal is to assess/prioritize the regional product gaps and opportunities (regional market roadmap) and market requirement landscape short to mid-term (0-6 years onshore, 0-10 years offshore), serving as the foundation for the global product strategy. Additionally, the team is the regional sparring partner and reviewer for global product market roadmaps across market asks, and product evaluations.  The function acts as the primary regional contact point across technical and commercial aspects and promotes the development of an effective product roadmap to deliver solutions to fuel business growth.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collect and evaluate relevant market opportunities and requirements across sustainable energy solutions
  • Define regional and global market roadmaps, including regional prioritization (across turbine, Plant, onshore, offshore, and New Business), through comprehensive gap analysis and sparring with regional and global stakeholders
  • Evaluate and benchmark customer project needs and competitor offering (e.g., grid connection, delivery timing, siting capability, project adaptation, BoP etc.)
  • Promote product optimization initiatives to enhance value offering and engagement on key/large deals in the region
  • Shape go-to-market documentation, strategies, and trainings required as part of commercializing upcoming product releases
  • Engage with external customers to discuss and refine short-to-midterm landscape and inform regional market roadmap
  • Orchestrate participation and lobbying in key working groups to shape use case landscape

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree  - either in Engineering combined with a commercial education or experience - or in Business/Economics combined with technical education or experience
  • 5+ years of experience working in the energy sector (Oil and Gas, Utilities, Wind, Solar, ect)
  • Previous experience within Technical Sales or Product Management or Commercial Evaluation of wind turbines
  • More important than formal education is the willingness and excitement to learn. This is a role that requires technical, commercial, and policy insight.
  • Ability to travel based on customer needs and overall company milestones.
  • Willingness to embrace and promote Vestas' commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

 

Competencies:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly in technical and non-technical terms
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external cross-functional stakeholders
  • Professional presentation and investigative skills with ability and attitude to present to senior management, internally & externally
  • Ability to understand and frame product strategy by combining the commercial needs, policy landscape, and technical perspectives

 

What We Offer:

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities, we offer healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

 It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and people with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

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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 145 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 www.vestas.com 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