Commercial Innovation & Business Development Specialist

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Power Solutions > Innovation, Concepts, Capability & Excellence > New Concepts and Power-to-X


Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you'll find our team, Commercial Concepts and Business Validation, as part of the New Concepts and Power-to-X department.

In the Commercial Concepts and Business Validation team, you will have the opportunity to join a group of highly skilled peers driving the commercialization of innovative new technologies and concepts. Our goal is to ensure that innovation initiatives developed for Vestas have signification value creation and a clear commercialisation plan. To achieve this, we collaborate with top knowledge partners and suppliers in the industry.


Responsibilities

  • Facilitate commercialisation plans related to new innovation projects in New Concepts and Power-to-X

  • Be responsible for detailing innovation project values, establishing business cases, detailing Vestas business model and go-to-market strategy

  • Stress testing and validating the commercial and business potential of new innovation initiatives

  • Securing alignment with key commercial stakeholders and functions across Vestas

  • Ensure alignment between innovation effort and Vestas overall strategic direction and ensure internal product and concept development processes are followed


Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience, demonstrating expertise in the renewable sector or commercialization in related industries

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree, with a preference for backgrounds in Business/Economics coupled with pertinent market and technical experience or in Engineering complemented by hands-on commercial exposure

  • Previous experience with consistently delivering substantial results

  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders

  • Prior experience in a global, intricate organizational setting

  • Ideally, experience in business development, strategy development or management consulting


Competencies

  • Excellent collaborator and networker who appreciates working with many stakeholders

  • Have a commercial mindset to support and explore innovative ideas and concepts

  • Ability to translate complex innovation into easily understandable value and market potential

  • Have the power to influence and question the status quo both internally and externally

  • Possess great communication skills and are fluent in English (oral and written)


What We Offer

Join us for an exciting job in the renewable energy industry, where you'll have ample opportunities for professional and personal growth. Be part of solving one of the most significant global challenges - creating a sustainable future. In our inspiring work environment, we value initiative, enthusiasm, and a balanced approach between creativity and quality. With a focus on leadership by intention, you'll have the autonomy to take ownership of your tasks. Join our diverse and skilled team as we turn Vestas' vision into reality. We offer equal-opportunity employment, promote diversity and inclusion, and provide flexible work arrangements. Make a difference with your knowledge and be part of a global collaboration at Vestas


Additional Information

By joining Vestas, you will become part of the New Concepts and Power-to-X, working out of our office in Aarhus, Denmark. Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible, but no later than March 5, 2024. For any additional information, please reach out to recruiter Vips Patel, Vippa@vestas.com


About Vestas


Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.