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Power Solutions -> Aerodynamic and Mechanical -> Nacelle Project Management

The Nacelle Project Management Department consists of 15+ highly skilled and qualified Project Managers and Planners at three different sites (India, Portugal and Denmark). The department is responsible for the portfolio management and execution of projects in the Nacelle Module where we have +200 employees. We are responsible for the full lifecycle of the product and therefore projects can be both Technology Projects, New Product Development and Projects to support the Operational part of the Business.

The Nacelle Module is primarily developing Structural and Mechanical components but is having a close collaboration with several other Modules and the entire Value Chain.

  • You will be part of a group of project planners supporting the major projects managed by Module Project Managers. You can also be responsible for smaller projects or processes running internally in the module.
  • Build a project planning structure and ensure alignment between planning levels
  • Conduct detailed project planning and scheduling from business activity (level A) to Work Package and task (level C), looking 3-6 months ahead
  • Follow up on the team to secure delivery as promised and maintain and update project plans
  • Support project manager in understanding and communicating the project plan elements and progress including critical path analysis
  • Support project team in time estimation based on historical data for "standard" tasks and deliverables
  • Update budgets and resource demands towards the line organizations in SAP to secure alignment between the project and line organization

  • Diploma or Master level education within relevant academic field (e.g. Engineering or Business)
  • Proficient in Project Planning tools - SAP PPM, Microsoft Project, JIRA
  • Project management education or relevant project management training courses
  • Minimum 3-5 years of proven experience in project planning in complex global matrix organizations
  • Experience with supporting several projects simultaneously
  • Great language skills (verbal and written) in English are required

  • You are enthusiastic, result-oriented and have a good sense of responsibility
  • You are decisive and capable of prioritizing the work
  • You have good interpersonal skills
  • You are structured, detail oriented and administrative specific
  • You are experienced in networking and communicating with many stakeholders
  • You have advanced communication skills verbally and in writing
  • You are motivated in working with advanced project management tools (e.g. SAP PPM, MS Project, JIRA), KPI's and project performance metrics

What We Offer

You will get the chance to make an impact on the green agenda with innovative solutions. In a fast-growing organization, you will find yourself in an exciting and sometimes unpredictable job with motivated and skilled colleagues. We have a diverse mix of experience and skills, working close together to make Vestas' vision a reality. You will experience a 'people first' attitude with a lot of empowerment and responsibilities. In short, 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 for the future.

Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Vestas India, Chennai

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 24th July 2024.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 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.