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Sankt Pölten, Austria

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13 days ago

EVP NCE > SBU NCE Construction & Operations > Construction Onshore, East
Vestas Northern & Central Europe is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe responsible for sale, project, installation and service of wind farms throughout these regions. We aim to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, and we aim to make Vestas Northern and Central Europe the best place to work.
Construction is responsible to install, commission and finally handover wind farms to the client. Working close together with the client and other stakeholders is a key parameter to ensure this happens safely, efficiently and with a high-quality standard.
After handover from Sales, Construction ensures Wind Turbine Installation projects are planned and implemented within the scope of the contract, on time and within budget.


  • The Project Planner (f/m/d) supports the Project Managers and Site Managers to ensure wind turbine installation projects are planned and implemented within the scope of the contract.
  • Create, maintain, and progress the overall resource loaded portfolio schedules in Oracle Primavera P6
  • Ensure that all schedules are fully integrated and resource-loaded in order to ensure the accuracy of projected resourcing and staffing requirements
  • Monitor and update accurate schedule progress toward achieving the desired project completion date and inform of changes to schedule outcome
  • Prepare and provide schedule progress reports, trending charts or dashboards, and schedule analysis and status on KPIs performance
  • Maintain records of scope changes, trends, and events that potentially affect schedule performance, and assist with assessment of project as opportunities and risks
  • Input all the Potential and Official change events into the schedules and prepare impacted schedules printouts and narratives


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil/Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • 3 years' experience in Planning, Scheduling, or Control in major projects of Energy or Heavy Infrastructure projects.
  • Experience with EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects is highly preferred. Knowledge of the Wind industry would be highly advantageous.
  • Good awareness of the level of interaction required with the key stakeholders' teams to support the effective delivery of projects
  • Good understanding of Construction industry heavy equipment and subcontractor's management
  • Fluent in English; good understanding of technical terms


  • Solid verbal and written presentation skills
  • High-quality organisational abilities and technical mindset
  • Recent demonstrable competency with CPM scheduling software Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM is a good advantage. Knowledge of SAP ERP software
  • Competency in Linear Planning (Time Location tools), 4D Construction Planning, BIM and Project Control are preferred, but not required
  • Proficient in the MS Office 365 and willing to explore and develop skills in Power BI or SAP Analytical Cloud
  • Certification by PMI or IPMA would be great however, understanding of these framework principles are highly preferred

What we offer
You will have the opportunity to work with wind turbine construction projects in Northern and Central Europe from their inception in Sales phase to closure and hand-over to
customers. Our contracts vary anywhere from Supply only to full EPC scope.
You will also interact with professionals from various backgrounds in one of the most diverse
organisations in Europe and the World
You will get the chance to demonstrate best of your skills, experience and develop further in the organisation

Additional information
Primary Location: Vienna, AT.
You will be required to travel somewhere around 20 days
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis however, please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 31st March 2023.
You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.

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 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.