Software Project Manager

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Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas and technologies are developed, matured, tested, and improved. To put in short, Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas - we are shaping the future of modern energy. The Turbine Control Software department within Vestas Power Solution, is the team guiding all Software development for Vestas Wind Turbines.
By encouraging a culture based on accountability, we give employees the chance to create meaningful, real-world impact through their work. We also cultivate employee performance and growth by providing an inclusive, motivating environment with collaboration at its core. You will experience a team of great diversity within competencies, experience, and nationality.


Vestas Wind Systems > Vestas Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Turbine Control Software > Project Execution > Project Management


The Project Execution department is a vital part of the Turbine Control Software organization within Vestas Power Solutions. Our department is responsible for delivering software development projects that make Vestas turbines efficient and safe to operate. We are a team of highly skilled and experienced Project Managers and Project Technical Leads located across three different sites in India, Portugal, and Denmark.
As a member of the Project Execution team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting and impactful projects that contribute to a sustainable future. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that our projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.

Responsibilities


As a Software Project Manager you'll be responsible for
  • Lead and deliver strategic, large-scale, high-impact projects within agreed scope, timeline and cost, while ensuring high quality.
  • Plan, develop, implement, and control the project according to Vestas Governance and report to relevant stakeholders
  • Identify and monitor project risks, issues, and dependencies, developing mitigation strategies and contingency plans as needed.
  • Ensure value chain alignment with a large range of project stakeholders
  • Setup an effective organization of your projects including strong governance - Project Leadership is key in this role
  • Guide continuous improvement in project management methodologies, processes, and tools, and ensure their effective implementation across the organization.
  • Mentor and coach junior project managers, providing guidance and support to promote their professional development

Qualifications

  • We expect that you have a Diploma or Master level education within the relevant academic field (e.g. Engineering or Business)
  • Minimum 8 years of proven experience in managing high complexity Software Product development projects in a matrix organization with multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams
  • Ideally have achieved recognized Project Management accreditation (either Prince2, PMI or similar)
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies and project management tools such as Jira, MS Project; Confluence
  • Advanced language skills (verbal and written) in English are required

Competencies

  • High level of leadership & communication skills targeting the relevant audience in the organization, across cultures
  • Open-minded and attracted by an international and high pace environment
  • Ability to take ownership and effectively engage in continuous improvements within the project execution within the department

What we offer


We offer an opportunity to be part of a solid team in an exciting business with very solid products, supporting Vestas' overall mission. The working environment in Turbine Control Software is informal but with clear direction.
You will be part of an effective matrix organization split between line management, technical leadership, and project execution.
Come join us and you will be part of an international organization with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - both professionally and personally.

Additional information


In this full-time role, your primary work location will be DK, HQ in Aarhus (Hedeager 42 (3005), with up to 20 travel days per year.

Please be advised to apply on or before 2nd November 2023. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw our jobs adverts at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.
Applications and CVs in English are preferred.

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 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.