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Vestas Factory

Construction Onshore Bid Manager 
PL, Warsaw | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 20411 

Are you enthusiastic about project management? Can you handle large construction projects and portfolios during the sales phase? Would you like to transform your skills, customer understanding, and innovative solutions into effectively delivered projects? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you to develop your career at Vestas, a market leader in sustainable energy.


Sales > SBU NCE Construction > Bid Management Onshore 
Construction is responsible for installing, commissioning, and finally handover wind farms to our customers. Working closely together with the customer and other stakeholders is a key parameter to ensure this happens safely, cost-efficient, and with a high-quality standard.

As the Project Manager in Bid Management Onshore, it will be your responsibility to align and sign off the project scope with Sales and ensure that the Wind Turbine Installation projects (portfolio) are planned within the scope of the contract, within budget, on time, and in the right quality. Customer relations management, quality and cost control, safety, risk/benefit assessment, and leadership towards the complete project and sales team are key functions in this role. Furthermore, it is your responsibility to develop and initiate new concepts and innovations as well as run cost out initiatives to ensure the short and long term market. You will work in an international and agile team.


Your main responsibility is to create, maintain and propel a project portfolio and own projects during the sales phase in terms of balancing scope, budgets, resources, and timelines - and to identify, document, escalate and mitigate project risks. Throughout the sales phase it is important that you encourage safety behavior and adherence to regulations and standards on site. Besides, your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a functional portfolio manager with support and as a sparring partner for the Execution Project Managers regarding all construction-related topics handled in the sales phase
  • Ensuring transparency and efficient governance process to deliver a high quality and correct construction budget
  • Align and sign off project scope with Sales including support during the negotiation phase
  • Ensure that your projects are cost-efficient for the benefit of the customer and to stay up-to-date in the market
  • Align and balance requirements within product, production, installation and service requirements
  • Ensure continuous communication and update to all stakeholders using the agreed tools
  • ConItinuously evaluate the lessons learned, both during project gates and after milestones and delivery
  • Ensure that project planning corresponds with contractual agreements, follow up on changes and involve relevant legal resources
  • Identify and utilize the correct construction technologies and guides ensuring that Vestas quality standards are met


You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree within Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, or similar. You could also have a commercial background combined with technical understanding or a technical background combined with solid commercial understanding. Further, you have the following qualifications:

  • Project management experience, e.g. from handling large scale construction projects or complex technical equipment in an international environment
  • Experience with portfolio management
  • Good business insight, understanding of the value chain and investigative skills
  • The ability to keep the overview and think ahead, but also to appreciate the operational aspects
  • A solid project management toolbox and experience in Governance Process and financial aspects
  • Knowledge of modular development and new product introductions across a global value chain is an ad on

On a personal level, we expect that you:

  • Have a professional, diplomatic and customer-focused approach, always aiming for the best solutions
  • Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to coach, motivate and supervise people
  • Can overview the financial aspects of projects and act on deviations
  • Thrive working in a hectic environment with tight deadlines, both in teams and on your own
  • Are open-minded and good at sharing and gathering information 
  • Good communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, focused, creative 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 vision, capacity and potential.
We have an eclectic mix of experience and skills, working together to make Vestas' vision a reality. Join Vestas and you will find yourself working in a spirit of worldwide collaboration while enjoying the knowledge that you are making a positive difference.


Additional information
Your primary work location will be at our office in Warsaw.
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, so please apply as soon as possible or no later than 18th of December.

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 of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ 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 organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels