Senior Project Manager Procurement Transformation

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Vestas Global Procurement is an award-winning best in class Procurement function within the world’s growing OEMs for sustainable & Renewable Energy Solutions. Procurement Excellence & Sustainability department within Global Procurement is globally responsible for developing and implementing strategies, principles, practices, tools, driving digitalization and processes to drive global transformation and ensure the procurement function meets its commitments and continuously drive process excellence across the company.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the GP Transformation program and ensure project plans are developed and monitor status overall
  • Facilitate and ensure adoption of project governance structure and ways of working and ensure compliance to standards across projects
  • Keep track of alignment between all stakeholders in all management levels, across functions, Modules and regions
  • Prepare communication for PMO report-outs and Steering Committees and follow up on decisions and action items
  • Ensure experience from previous activities are carried on to new, drive continuous improvement in the Transformation
  • Monitor risks and challenges related to individual projects and overall program, escalates to manager, and monitors mitigation and corrective actions
  • Enable timely and high-quality decision making across the program by providing business cases, alternative scenarios, pros and cons assessments

Qualifications

  • Project management skills enabling working with multiple projects simultaneously (Prince 2 certifications)
  • Possess the ability to interface up and down the organization and proven analytical, leadership, facilitation, and training skills
  • MSc or equivalent with a relevant area of study, e.g., business, economics, engineering, etc.
  • Experience working in multinational teams, with program management, and/or in consultancy is a plus (10 years +)

Competencies

  • Good oral and written communication skills with strong change management capability: has demonstrated ability to deliver large-scale change
  • Proven leadership skills enabling working with multiple teams
  • Strong execution orientation and a result-oriented mindset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills working with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially in PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Strong ability to create presentations from quantitative data
  • Analytical and structured thinking ability, balanced with attention to detail, to successfully plan and oversee complex and large scale projects/ transformation programs

What we offer


We offer you an opportunity to be part of Global Procurement Transformation, driving towards next level of excellence in the function and beyond. By leading the project you get a chance to work with multiple exciting areas within Procurement and manage the change process, implement new ways of working and make a significant impact in capability building journey, driving our strong Procurement organization to the next level.
We offer an inclusive, fun and multicultural environment in a company that has its key purpose in making the world a greened and more sustainable place - a leader in renewable energy and an opportunity to be part of the advanced Procurement organization.

Additional information

Work location: Aarhus Denmark
Application date: 23rd May2024 We reserve the right to take down the job ad before this date, if the right candidate is identified before.
Start date: ASAP or before/after mutual agreement.
Further information: If you have any questions concerning this position, please reach out to Paulina Kolasa at +45 25482538

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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 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.
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