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Are you interested in pursuing a career with the world's most sustainable company? Does supporting the global energy transition inspire you? Are you able to document proven professional experience with project management of large-scale, complex projects and facilitate the qualification of bids at the appropriate process stages using standardised tools and techniques? Then apply for this position and become our newest Bid Manager.

Region NCE > Sales Offshore > Bid Management & Sales Support

Vestas Northern and Central Europe is a business area responsible for selling, projecting, installing, and maintaining wind turbines in northern and central Europe. With our regional headquarters in Hamburg, we aim to be the best business area in Vestas. More importantly, we intend to make Vestas Northern and Central Europe the most attractive workplace. Together, this vision will ensure that Vestas remains the energy industry's global partner in sustainable energy solutions.


Responsibilities

Our new Bid Manager will be responsible for initiating the following:

  • Responsible for adherence to the WTG and Service Sales Process in the bidding phase, supervising customer bids, creating customer offers and responding to RFx’s
  • Close collaboration with the Sales Manager, Technical Sales Manager, and Project Manager and direct the bid team using company-agreed processes and methodologies
  • Ensure that the most appropriate and relevant solutions for each bid are effectively structured by cross-functional stakeholders, making sure project deadlines are met and appropriate approvals are obtained
  • Facilitate the qualification of bids at the appropriate process stages using standardised tools and techniques
  • Flag any issues or risks during the bid phase to the appropriate stakeholders within the business.
  • Be responsible for the handover of the contract to the Sales Manager and Technical Sales Manager for the negotiation of contracts
  • Constantly aim to improve both process and offerings to ensure maximum effectiveness in the bidding phase

Qualifications

We are looking for a person with the following qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in Economics, Engineering or similar from a university or business school OR
  • 5 years plus proven experience with tender processes for large-scale power plants and large-scale/complex project management

Competencies

The ideal candidate should fulfil as many of the below requirements as possible:

  • Good interpersonal skills, curiosity, problem-solving and the ability to stay focused and maintain overview even during hectic periods
  • Attention-to-detail and structured approach
  • Solid project management skills: the ability to apply project management tools to achieve effective delivery within agreed parameters of timescale and quality
  • Offshore wind industry knowledge
  • Proposal writing experience
  • Creative written and verbal communication skills in English

What We Offer

We offer an exciting role with great development opportunities in a progressive, committed, and international environment. You will have a fantastic opportunity to grow your career while contributing to future business results. You will collaborate with inspiring and committed colleagues and together make a positive difference by promoting and providing sustainable energy solutions worldwide.


Additional Information

By joining Vestas, you will become part of the Bid Management & Sales Support team, 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 August 3, 2024. For any additional information, please reach out to recruiter Vips Patel, Vippa@vestas.com


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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 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.