Director, Field Upgrade Management

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Location: Portland preferred, but will consider Remote candidates with extensive Wind Experience


  • Lead and empower three business units of Project Managers

  • Direct regional initiatives to improve safety, quality, delivery, and cost across the Vestas organization.

  • Maintain Master Schedule, provide accurate project forecasting related to scope, schedule, budget, time and materials

  • Provide regular updates to VPs and Stakeholders, including monthly reports and business performance

  • Ensure internal business transparency and consolidate relevant data for global strategies and goals

  • Foster robust cross-functional collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ensure relevant risk assessments are completed

  • Identify and utilize cost out opportunities in the business unit

  • Advise management about important industry trends

  • Stakeholder management and relationship building


  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration or other related field or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education. Masters’ degree preferred.

  • 7 - 10 years of progressive leadership experience in an established organization

  • Proven ability to mobilize resources quickly and execute large multi-million dollar emergency campaigns in utility field.

  • Proven project and program management skills. Ability to develop, plan, and implement strategic short- and long-range goals.

  • Effective team leadership skills with ability to facilitate a cooperative work environment, motivate, coach, and facilitate employee development and performance.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of business units in a global organization.

What we offer

We offer an exciting position with great development opportunities in an inspiring environment at the world's number one wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You will become part of an international environment with a commitment to sustainability and safety and you will work among colleagues that take care of each other.

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

  • Generous Paid Time Off policies

  • 401(k) plan

  • Tuition assistance

  • Highly developed Training Program

  • Global bonus program

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About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims 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, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
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