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Vestas Factory

CIM Warranty Head 
DK, Ringkobing | Senior Management | Full-Time 

Are you ready to lead and further develop a finance team supporting our Continuous Improvement area? 

Do you possess the ability to maintain the holistic overview and set the direction whilst at the same time enjoy diving into the actual work yourself?

Vestas is looking for a Finance Manager to join the Power Solutions Finance team. This role supports the Global Technology organisation to take the best decision at best time by providing clear, up-to-date and relevant financial information. 

Group Finance > Power Solutions Finance > CIM & Warranty Finance
You will join the Power Solutions Finance department, which is part of Group Finance. Power Solutions Finance covers following areas in Vestas; Business partnering & Business Analysis for Vestas's Technology function, Vestas Group Costing and finally the Continuous Improvement Management (CIM) & warranty functions.

The departments main objective is to provide value adding financial partnering to our main stakeholders dealing with the warranty and CIM cases and support our global sales organization with any sales related warranty requests.

Responsibilities
The head of the CIM & Warranty team is responsible for following:

  • All finance related product and processes within the CIM and warranty area, resulting in actual Group Warranty provision (valued at 500m+ EUR).
  • Drive and undertake high quality analyses for recommendation to the stakeholders including risk mitigation scenarios and risk reporting to Executive forums.
  • Sustain and further develop the existing Finance team consisting of 3 colleagues in Denmark and one in India. Further develop the corporation with Vestas's Global shared service center in Manila.
  • Ensure Vestas always have a true and transparent view on the warranty assessments for the regional sales process. The team has a formal role as Subject matters expert for the warranty costs in our sales PreCalcs.
  • Responsible for supplier claims (provide documentation and support Global procurement in negotiation materials).

Qualifications

  • MSc in Business Economics or Management, MSc Applied Economics or Finance, or similar. 
  • 3-5 years relevant management experience from a similar size team (4 FTEs), preferably from an international organisation
  • Hands on Project Management experience and exposure to project oriented cultures and organisations

Competencies

To succeed in the role, you must have: 

  • A solid finance background, enabling you to understand the consequences of the financial decisions
  • Leadership skills on a pragmatic level. The size of the team requires a person who enjoys leading others as well as doing his/her own part of the lifting
  • Project management skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Experience with bigger business and cross functional area projects 
  • Excellent capabilities of handling big and complex data sets and draw out key conclusions would be an advantage
  • As our corporate language is English, you need to be fluent in English both orally and in writing
  • Proven experience at advanced level in MS Excel 
  • Knowledge of information systems such as SAP BI would be an advantage

On the personal level we expect that you:

  • Are self-motivated and target driven - proactive and enthusiastic with good attention to detail and willingness to take ownership
  • Thrive in a dynamic atmosphere and enjoy changing and political environments
  • Respects deadlines and highly responsible and accountable for deliveries, reporting and quality of figures
  • Have profound analytical skills and business acumen
  • Have good interpersonal skills and understands stakeholder needs and expectations

What we offer

As part of Group Finance, we offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, dynamic, high performing and international work environment in the renewable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will have good opportunities to build your career in Vestas, when demonstrating ambition, capacity and potential.

Additional information
Primary work location is Ringkøbing or Videbæk. You should expect very limited travelling activity outside Denmark, however 1-2 days a month in Aarhus/Copenhagen is to be expected.

For additional information on the position, please contact Vice President, Thomas Hansen at +45 5070 9206. 


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 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
 
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.