As Project Manager you will be A-level project management responsible for small- to medium size wind turbine development projects or B-level project manager within a large turbine development project, involving line functions and value chain functions across multiple business units in Vestas.
You will apply control measures to ensure the project produces the committed deliverables, within the specified constraints of time and cost, without compromising quality.
Also, you will ensure that the benefits defined in the project business case are realized. You will be responsible for scoping, planning, timeline, resource management, budget control and adherence to our stage gate project execution model across the full product development life cycle.
This includes management of issues, risks, deviations, escalations and project change requests to ensure fruitful and on-time and on-budget project delivery.
Finally, as Project Manager you will support our Senior Project Managers with project program management tasks as well as drive continuous stakeholder management including engagement with governance bodies.
You will work closely together with a Product Lead, who is responsible for technical management within the product development project.
Supervise a small- to medium size product development project that spans multiple line functions and value chain functions, across multiple business units
Provide on-site and remote leadership for a globally dispersed project team by building and motivating team members to meet project milestones, milestones and responsibilities
Facilitate and ensure scoping and work breakdown of the project
Establish project baselines, business case and project contract with defined tolerances and contingencies and secure stakeholder and governance sign-off
Prepare and deploy detailed project plan for all phases of the project, including mapping of critical path and long-leads
Ensure required staffing to execute according to project plan in close collaboration with our module organization
Ensure that project is proceeding according to scope, timeline, budget and quality standards
Report on project progress, project control plan milestones, project metrics, issues and risks through weekly / monthly reports and dashboards
Continuously ensure project control meta-data are correct and up to date in our PLM systems (SAP PPM, PowerBI)
Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables, to mitigate impact to project baseline
Coordinate the day-to-day project activities, host project management core team meetings and continuously review sub-project performance
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, issues and risks
Coordinate interdependencies between project execution, technology development, value chain operations and commercial needs
Coordinate project scope, project deviations and project changes
Organize and control project stages and life cycle including start-up, transitions into value chain functions (sourcing, production, transportation , construction, service) and close-down
Coordinate ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
Ensure resolution of disputes, conflicts, arbitrations etc. as needed
Participate in internal and external audits of project performance
Bachelor's or Master's Degree - Project Management, Engineering, Business Administration or other related fields
5+ years of work experience from project organizations
Formal Project Management training and certification (e.g. IPMA Level D or C, Prince2 Practioner, Project Management Professional (MPM))
Wind energy industry experience is highly desirable but not a must
Tools, Methods and Software proficiency (guidance below) : Project and Program Management framework (e.g. Prince2(tm), MSP(R)) Project and Program lifecycle management assistance using SAP Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Project and Program planning assistance using Microsoft Project Enterprise, JIRA and SAP PPM tools Document Management assistance using SAP Document Management System (DMS) Microsoft Teams experience (Teams site management, Microsoft Planner, task follow-up) Microsoft Power BI experience (reporting, dashboards, KPI tracking etc.
Microsoft Outlook meeting organization and Email management experience Microsoft excel and PowerPoint experience
Documented experience with project management of projects in a global project organization
Structured and with ability to work with limited to no supervision
Solid time management, organizational skills and power needed to ensure project milestones and deliverables are met
A extrovert and versatile team member that is curious to understand and deliver according to the organizational and business needs
Ability to edit and prepare decision making material with limited supervision of Senior Project Manager
What We Offer
We offer a challenging workplace with solid professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with a global wind turbine manufacturer.
We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional, multi-cultural and innovative environment and play an important role in the most prestigious product development projects in the renewables industry.