Marine Operations Manager

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Hamburg, Germany

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20 days ago

EVP NCE > SBU NCE Construction & Operations > Contract, Costing & Bid Management
Heavy Lift & Site Engineering team in Vestas is responsible for the technical and marine operations of Offshore Installation Vessels and Service jack-ups for Main Component Exchanges in Northern Europe to support our offshore wind projects. You will become a part of the team with skilled and experienced subject-matter experts within the offshore installation and service logistics area.


  • Technical point of contact to Offshore Installation Vessel owners, knowing their vessels and collecting technical details
  • Acquire knowledge of all the relevant companies including their vessels that could have potential for the execution of Vestas's projects
  • Development of relationships with vessel companies and the key persons in the technical / operations area in collaboration with the Marine Commercial Manager
  • Preparation of deck layout, loading arrangements, lifting plans and liaison with installation and service staff
  • Participation in interface meetings with clients, vessel providers, MWS and other contractors to ensure that information and assignments are exchanged between parties and distributed and carried out within Vestas
  • Assisting Sales, Construction and Service functions to select vessels for installation and service assignments
  • Be updated on vessels, crane requirements, transportation of WTG components, capability, sizes, new constructions, developments etc


  • +5 years of relevant experience. For example with offshore renewables or O&G construction. An engineering degree (mechanical/civil/marine) is desirable.
  • Good project management skills
  • Good contractual and commercial understanding
  • Extensive experience in Heavy Lift and Transport
  • Extensive understanding regarding operational risks and business impacts
  • Good understanding to validate new products and concepts
  • Experience with preparation of specifications, budgets and contracts


  • Able to work with limited to no supervision as well as in teams
  • Collaborator with a focus on cross functional collaboration
  • Motivated approach and focused attitude
  • Able to schedule and prioritise tasks
  • Able to follow up on tasks
  • Innovative
  • MS office and AutoCAD skills

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, focused, creative and international work environment in the renewable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will have good opportunities to build your career in Vestas, when demonstrating vision, capacity and potential.
We have an eclectic mix of experience and skills, working together to make Vestas' vision a reality. 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.

Additional information
Primary Location: De, Hamburg or Dk, Aarhus.
You will be required to travel around 30 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 31st March 2023
You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.

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 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.