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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > HUB

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 team in 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.


Responsibilities
You will join a high-profiled position with a very high level of strategic exposure within Vestas. Your everyday activities will be characterized by a very high pace and requirement to engage in-, coordinate and prioritize between multiple different critical projects. Overall expected deliverables include:

  • Support the strategic and tactical activities within the Blade Bearing commodity, including acting as supplier account manager for some of Vestas critical component suppliers
  • Further develop the global commodity strategy for the area, in collaboration with colleagues across the globe
  • Support the "new production introduction" process across the hub team for new turbine platforms, as such acting as the frontline for Vestas product to market strategy execution
  • Build a close relationship with the strategic partnership suppliers in the category and continue delivering value through long term supplier account management
  • Actively engage in the global Procurement team, working for growth with your colleagues across the globe
  • Building a significant network within Vestas, including close engagement in the Hub category team with colleagues from Technology, Production, Service and Quality

Qualifications

  • Experience with strategic procurement or a degree in either business or engineering
  • Proven record of high stakeholder management skills incl. experience with communication on executive level
  • Advanced communication skills including fluent English skills
  • Advanced skills within PPT and Excel required

Competencies
The right candidate has a vision and motivation which is second to none. You are a passionate person who's dedication shines through and affects others. You are open-minded and have a natural curiosity. Furthermore, we are looking for a profile who has/is:

  • An open approach to encourage stakeholder inputs and a structured and fact-based approach to secure ideas are prioritized and implemented
  • Commitment and persistent to secure the correct implementation of the initiatives you represent
  • Holistic and positive mindset: you are able to see the big picture from Vestas product offerings towards customers and the ability to connect these to supplier offerings and how they can positively impact Vestas sales and cost out programs
  • Good research, structured and fact-based approach
  • Strong influencer with the ability to bring people together

What we offer
We offer you an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development within the largest 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.


Additional information
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.

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.
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