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Vestas Global Procurement is responsible for all procurement activities within Vestas, including leading cross functional category teams, negotiations and contract management, development of end-2-end cost out initiatives, category strategy development and supplier relationship management.
This position is related to the Hub Category where we are looking for a new colleague for our global team, position based out of Porto, Portugal. In the Hub procurement team, we are commercially responsible for Vestas global network of external suppliers of the various Hub components, including blade bearings and hydraulic components.
You will join a high-profiled position, where you will lead business and people, with a very high level of strategic exposure within Vestas. Your everyday activities will be characterized by a very high tempo. Overall expected deliverables include, among others:
Lead, develop and motivate the global team members, and assign team members to appropriate tasks.
Ensure skill development and succession planning for direct reports
Be a crucial actor in creating and developing end-to-end Commodity strategies, as well as securing the team executes on those strategies
Identify and implement on new business opportunities across the value chain
Be accountable for the delivery of agreed savings and value-add targets
Be an ambassador of collaboration across commodities to support the Module strategy development and implementation
Significant previous experience with managing and leading teams in a dynamic and fast pace business context
Communicate and interact effectively across organizational and cultural boundaries, internal and external on executive management level
Be result oriented and take lead in achieving the team goals
Work through others and influence colleagues and stakeholders with a high degree of commitment, storytelling and execution power
Demonstrate commitment, maturity, flexibility and speed in response to business needs and challenges
Be an efficient negotiator through proven commercial skills
Perform well in a time-sensitive situation
Never compromise on integrity and ethics
To succeed in this role, you need a broad understanding of the Wind Turbine market combined with a good understanding of Commodity management and people management. You need to be a good leader and role model for your own team and the organization as a whole with the ability to both delegate and execute independently.
What we offer
We offer you an exciting and exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development within the world leader company in the renewable energy industry. You will be provided with a unique opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be an integral part of an international team, with a positive attitude and who are keen to make a difference.
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.
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.
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