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Senior Operations Manager, Offshore

Requisition ID:  26739

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

Management | Full-Time

Senior Operations Manager- Offshore

 Are you an experienced business and people manager able to develop and guide teams and individuals? Would it motivate you to play a significant part in running and developing offshore service sites and implementing new strategies for the area? Then look at this exciting opportunity to develop your career at Vestas, a market leader in sustainable energy.



As Senior Manager, Operations- Offshore you will be the P&L responsible for all Offshore service sites in the region. Your main responsibility will be setting and facilitating the Offshore Operational Strategy.


In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Guiding the Service Managers on the wind farms and ensure that they have the best prerequisites for guiding their team members
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and set a strategy for customers and operations in the area
  • In collaboration with the Vice President make a long-term strategy and maintain regional P&L balance, KPIs, turnover and budget for the Offshore Service region
  • Safeguard effective deployment of resources, processes and procedures and make investment proposals to improve the Offshore Service organization and actively support business activities to increase operational and financial efficiency
  • Ensure that health and safety at work and environmental policies are implemented, maintained, and updated as per local requirements
  • Stay updated on the wind/sustainable energy market and development within Offshore Service.



The ideal candidate is expected to have the following qualifications:

  • Relevant Master’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Supply Chain, or equivalent field
  • Solid experience from working in a similar position in an international service organization within the wind or offshore industry
  • Proven experience with leadership and people management
  • Good business skills and a customer-focused, solution- and improvement-oriented mindset
  • Financial insight and experience with full P&L responsibility, which includes knowledge of key figures and KPIs
  • Fluency in English, both verbally and in writing.



  • We envision that you have the following personal skills:
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate others
  • You take full ownership of issues in your area until a solution has been identified and implemented
  • Great communication skills, combined with a commercial and strategic mindset
  • Experience with change and conflict management
  • Good stakeholder management skills and a can-do attitude, always aiming to understand the need of our customers
  • Structured and focused on the important details, while thriving in an innovative and fast-growing environment


What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment with the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We value initiative, responsibility and the balance between creativity and quality in all solutions, and this is your chance to make your mark on our service strategy. You will become part of a committed team in a highly professional environment with a solid technical commitment.

  • Attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry
  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
  • Generous Flexible Time Off (FTO) policies 
  • Great 401(k) plan (with employer match)
  • Tuition assistance


Additional information

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, so please apply online as soon as possible.


About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’s success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work no matter what you do and where you are in the organization.


Learn more about Vestas at and follow us on our social media channels



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Please be aware that all candidates applying for a job in Vestas are required to go through a formal recruitment process prior to receiving a job offer and Vestas does not (nor do any of the organisations that recruit on our behalf) ever ask for money or payments from our applicants at any stage in the recruitment process.

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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 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