Project Manager

20 days ago

Leça do Balio, Porto District, Portugal

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Job Description

Are you enthusiastic about project management?

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Manufacturing > PM Management
COO PMO deliver flawless project performance and product introductions across Vestas' global manufacturing footprint by efficiently planning and developing the COO project portfolio in a safe, high-quality, timely and cost-effective way. We are a team of almost 50 project management professionals headed from Denmark but located in multiple geographical locations and with different cultural backgrounds. We have recently added a Project Manager and a Project Planner in Vestas' existing facilities in Porto and look to expand further with two qualified Project Managers for our business-critical projects.


  • Coordinate projects with moderate complexity, including full ownership for multiple workstreams
  • Delivery of agreed project results within the tolerances for scope, quality, time, cost, risks, and benefits
  • Plan, coordinate, implement and control the project according to Vestas Governance and report to relevant stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders and escalate when necessary
  • Full responsibility for complex and strategic projects, from project initiation through project closure and confirmed handover to business
  • Developing and coordinating robust project organizations, coordinating all aspects of the project across the value chain with project management best practices and in compliance with Vestas project processes
  • Ensure thorough estimation and planning of resources across the organization with regard to project deliverables and plans


Expected qualifications are:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in project management, management discipline and engineering
  • 3+ years pragmatic experience as Project Manager
  • Good communication and presentation skills in English, both verbally and in writing

Desired qualifications are:

  • IPMA C, PRINCE2, PMP or similar project management certificate
  • Previous responsibility for 1+ mEUR capital expenditures projects
  • Know-how from a heavy-duty industry (e.g. energy industry, car manufacturing industry, shipyard industry, construction industry etc.)


  • You take accountability for your team's performance, responsibility for your decisions and speak up when facing risks and issues
  • You communicate upwards, outwards and downwards in an open, direct and honest way to ensure full transparency and alignment
  • You approach your projects with curiosity and implement diligently, actively and enthusiastically with focus on collaboration, stakeholder management and "what is best for Vestas"

What we offer
We offer you an exciting and innovative job with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in a highly professional, international work environment at a global manufacturer of wind turbines. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions in our pursuit for a more sustainable future.

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.

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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 173 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.


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Aarhus, Denmark


Sector: Energy

About this company

Founders:Peder Hansen

Founded date:1898

Investors:European Investment Bank



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