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Transportation Strategy Specialist

Requisition ID:  28176

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Supply Chain and Logistics

Vestas Factory

Transportation Business Performance is the trusted business partner to the Transportation team. You will support Transportation by empowering your stakeholders take the best decision at the best time. To do that it is important that you have the ability to identify solutions, alternatives and consequences, thus developing accurate and transparent solutions.


You act confidently with a collaborative and open approach, enabling you to be a trusted advisor to the management. It is essential that you are motivated, skilled and diligent in carrying out your tasks with persistency. Furthermore, you can meet deadlines and work well in a time-sensitive setting in a exciting environment. Your good interpersonal skills enable you to understand stakeholder needs and expectations. You can expect full contact with the business as well as with the other BPM areas and Global Finance functions. Capability to influence the business and keeping the compliance commitments are the main output of the role.



  • Responsible for day to day financial housekeeping with regards to projects and transportation
  • Ensure quality and accuracy of data in SAP and take corrective action in a timely way
  • Supervise overall budget reporting, ToR and Revenue recognition in SAP for transportation
  • Analyze financial but also technical and commercial data using pre- and post-calculation, trending, earned value and estimation methods to forecast revenue and costs estimates, and evaluate reasonableness for the former
  • Evaluate for reasonableness the further cost to complete (CTC) on projects
  • Key interface with Financial Reporting to provide timely and accurate financial data, documentation and input for commentary as needed with regards to audits and financial reporting
  • Prepare routine and ad hoc financial analysis and cost control reports to Transportation and Supply Chain management (such as COO State-of-Affairs or monthly performance reports) 
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Mainly Internal facing role



  • BA – Supply Chain or Business Administration
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in transport account management or procurement
  • Skilled systems skills including MS Office applications and SAP project structures, planning and scheduling (WBS and activities)




  • Creative and results-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task in and meet multiple deadlines and complex priorities
  • Skilled communication skills - at all levels and across the organization
  • Ability and competence to interact with all levels within a matrix organization to achieve goals.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and develop skilled working relationships
  • Flexibility and proficiency
  • Professional ability to organize work with attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism in the production of deliverables and in interaction with fellow employees and client personnel



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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