Project Director

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Warsaw, Poland

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13 days ago


SBU NCE Construction & Operations > Construction Onshore, East > Poland
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 between Sales and Construction the Project Managers ensures Wind Turbine Installation projects are planned and implemented within the scope of the contract, on time and within budget. Customer relationship management, quality control, safety and leadership towards the complete project team are key functions within this role.
As Project Director in the Construction Project Management you build and direct the hard-working team of one region in Eastern Europe. The team consists of Project Managers who are responsible for the erection projects within their portfolio.


  • Functional and disciplinary leadership of the team incl. continuous development of expertise through contemporary leadership as well as
  • Performance measurement and management of team with defined KPIs, targets, regular reviews and definition of strategies/counter-measures
  • Budgeting, target setting and continuous forecasting of team results (in line with overall NCE regional Construction Revenue Budget)
  • Ensure world class Safety culture within their Project Management team
  • Overall responsibility for project execution within their portfolio - meaning revenue/result responsibility for the operational project management of the relevant region
  • Close collaboration and alignment with the Senior Director Construction in regards to all Project Management related activities
  • Acting as the Regional Focal Point for Sales, closely aligning with Construction Value Engineering
  • Representing Construction in local management team(s) in their region
  • Securing Customer Intimacy, resulting in increased Customer Satisfaction. The Project Director is the initial escalation level for issues from execution projects
  • Improvement projects within the Construction department
  • Liaising with Global Construction and implementing related initiatives in the Construction Department


  • Science or engineering degree or commercial apprenticeship with significant work experience
  • Background within project management of similar large-scale projects
  • Experience in the construction industry, wind would be beneficial
  • Experience in customer negotiations, claims management or other related commercial management
  • Proven leadership experience - able to guide and mentor a team of varying experience, empowering and developing them to achieve more
  • Fluent English and Polish
  • Solid commercial understanding with direct customer exposure


  • Solid leadership skills, empowering and developing a range of skilled team members
  • Proactive mindset and able to handle stress effectively
  • Change ambassador, both within the team and cross-functional
  • Methodical approach - able to ensure to identify the key details without losing the overview
  • Cost Awareness / Budget control

What we Offer
We offer an exciting job with significant opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, dynamic, hard-working and international work environment in the renewable energy sector. We offer an opportunity to work in both established and growing markets within wind. This is a rewarding role where you will be responsible for the growth and development of a varied team of Project Managers. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional Information
This role is located in Warsaw and will involve some travel across the region when required.

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.