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In this role you will have the opportunity to bridge your technical and commercial understanding. You will gain knowledge of the full value chain and have plenty of development opportunities.


Region NCE > SBU NCE Construction & Operations > Contract, Costing & Bid Management


The Department

The Construction organization 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.

For this role, you’ll be joining the Cost Management team, for the NCE Region working on On-and Offshore projects. This team is responsible to develop and maintain construction costing standards for Vestas projects and to deliver high quality project budgets to support sales activities and project execution.

You’ll be joining a multicultural and diverse team of 7 people, with a positive attitude and approach towards the business.


Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Cost Specialist for delivering construction budgets within a specific region or project portfolio, and elaborate all cost bases for the projects in this region
  • Act as a sparring partner towards Bid Management and Project Management for all cost related topics in Sales phase
  • Support initiating cost optimization activities and review cost drivers with stakeholder (VPS, Sourcing, Controlling, Project Execution)
  • Challenge and support new product developments to bring down costs and ensure transparency of the product & value chain costs
  • Define, promote, and develop periodically trainings within internal Construction Stakeholders to ensure cost awareness, and using the right budgeting
  • Develop and enhance cost estimation models, weather assessments, and processes linked to cost creation and cross-project benchmarking

Qualifications

  • Min. bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or business administration
  • Understanding of technical requirements, ideally within energy industry
  • Cost awareness and business understanding
  • Some level of experience with IT tools and process optimization
  • Fluent proficiency in English and Regional Language
  • Contractual Knowledge
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • System and Process Knowledge

Competencies

  • Solid analytical skills
  • Self-independent and a structured way of working
  • Focused and goal-oriented
  • You are a team focused person
  • You will have solid panning, organisation, and coordination skills
  • Advanced communication skills

What we offer

We offer you an exciting, process focused job, with great opportunities for professional and personal development.

You will be provided with an interesting opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be an integral part of an international team, with a good work ethic and who are keen to make a difference.


Additional information

Primary work location: Hamburg - Germany but also open to Aarhus - Denmark

Expected travel: approximately 75 travel days per year

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, however, please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 13/12/2023.

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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 145 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.