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Commercial Real Estate Sr. Manager

Requisition ID:  22723

Portland, OR, US Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Team Leader
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Experience in the energy sector, specifically wind energy, is a must have for this role. 


  • Plan, control and direct real estate activities such as site location and acquisition, right-of-way negotiation, building and land acquisition and disposition, or other Real Estate activities needed to support the wind site development
  • Develop Steelhead best practices for land acquisition efforts, management and controls
  • Oversee real estate documentation for accuracy of initial and final drafts and determine affiliate support agreements and ancillary documents necessary
  • Review, support and negotiate title policy process with title insurance providers
  • Research private and public records to determine ownership, mineral leases, etc.
  • Evaluates and interprets legal documents
  • Completes budgets and monthly forecasting, financial reports, ad hoc reports, and modeling
  • Conducts analysis on issues impacting development/operations and creatively identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Works with teams throughout the company in a coordinator capacity
  • Works closely with subject matter experts to identify and organize material project documentation
  • Drafts and edits legal documents based on edits and input from corporate attorneys
  • Performs other job-related tasks as assigned
  • Participates in special projects or activities related to the legal discipline being supported


  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 6 years' experience in acquisition of land agreements for wind projects. Additional solar or storage experience optimal.
  • Has in-depth know how in developing, negotiating, and implementing complex real estate agreements.
  • Senior level working knowledge of title proforma, insurance and title curative
  • Senior level contract negotiation capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and interface effectively with cross-functional employee groups and external stakeholders
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and prioritizing diverse demands in a ever-growing work environment
  • Motivated and creative problem-solver who is excited to assess, solve, communicate and implement strategic solutions to complex, multifaceted situations
  • Skilled negotiating and problem-solving skills with emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Has a significant network of relationships among key stakeholders in the market / industry.
  • Has a high attention to detail, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and work well in a time-sensitive setting.
  • Can be an effective spokesperson and public representative for Vestas Americas.
  • Willing to travel regularly within US and Canada (expected 20-50%)


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and SAP)
  • Ability to complete weekly reports
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to interact frequently with others in a professional, courteous manner
  • Able to effectively supervise a cross-functional team
  • Ability to travel to job sites as needed


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About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and +117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and tap into wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon