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Specialist, Proposal Development

Requisition ID:  24402

Portland, OR, US Boston, MA, US Boston, MA, US

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Who We Are

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our motivation is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!

We offer a great opportunity to develop a broad business understanding from cost estimation modelling with complex offshore construction wind project information in combination with a wide range of sales activities and detailed service activities, while working collaboratively with a skilled team of committed colleagues in both sales and Service. You will quickly gain responsibility for quoting large offshore wind farms and be able to make recommendations on solutions with high financial impact.

 A Day in the Life

You will be part of Service Sales Analysis working to develop pricing and cost modelling for servicing offshore wind farms. The team is responsible for maintaining the cost model used to estimate complex service activities to offshore sales projects, as well as evaluating the cost drivers and conducting business analysis to ensure high quality in the estimates. You will work closely together with skilled proposal managers and industry specialists to produce customer value-based solutions, proposals, and pricing for servicing of new and existing offshore wind farm projects.


  • Complete operational cost models and internal operational review presentations for Service
  • Maintain cost assumptions and relevant content in models and tools used for sales support
  • Support development and maintenance of models and databases needed for project cost base estimation, review, and benchmarking
  • Complete sales related business case analysis and ad-hoc analytical tasks incl. reporting of sales data in Operations


  • Bachelors' degree in business administration, engineering, or technical degree preferred.
  • Experience of two-plus years in commercial sales or sales operations
  • Professional communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Good presentation skills
  • Skilled user of Microsoft applications


  • You should be someone who works in a pragmatic, structured and thorough manner, with high personal motivation and engagement
  • You should be good at problem solving with high attention to detail, yet able to work in a time-sensitive setting to meet deadlines
  • Be an effective team member, who is good at collaboration with good communication skills
  • Have an ability to be outgoing at times, with the ability to build effective relationships with various stakeholders
  • Should be committed, capable of prioritizing workloads and thrive well in an ever-growing sales environment

What We Offer

  • 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




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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