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Vestas Global Procurement is an award-winning best in class Procurement function. We are responsible for all procurement activities within Vestas Wind System A/S, the global leader in Wind Power Plant and Service solutions.

Reginal Procurement Program Management department is responsible for the reginal procurement project management and supports global procurement program management. It is a role of an "Individual Contributor" , however involving all relevant functional owners & employees across the organization and outside stake-holders.

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO APAC > Regional Procurement Program Mgt. APAC

  • Role is predominantly into the areas of Japan Supply Chain localization and Offshore Procurement Readiness.
  • Explore and develop Japanese Supply Chain in alignment with Sales, Local Content COO Business development, Global and Regional Procurement stakeholders.
  • Proactively to identify the procurement deliverables, involvement in offshore project and ensure procurement readiness across the full value chain.
  • Ensure Projects are delivered on time fulfilling Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost Targets of the company as per Plan.
  • Be a single point of contact for all connected departments related to Japan local supply chain development and offshore project procurement readiness.
  • Will be responsible for reaching 1) Required Safety level in any given project 2) Quality of the outcome of the project, 2) Delivery / Completion schedule targeted & 3) Also the Cost Targets set for the execution & as well as a result of the project., thereby held responsible for the integrated approach with all relevant functions with effective project management skills.
  • Identification of Critical Path and proactive mitigation of key risks in project cycle including appropriate communication to key stakeholders and Management team.
  • Be able to contribute effectively to Stakeholder Management together with the skills on both the Technical and Commercial sides.

  • Education: Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering or Business.
  • PMP certification is plus.
  • Experience : Minimum 8 years of experience in handling Projects as Project or Sourcing Manager.
  • Required Language: Fluent English and Japanese.

  • Self-driven, proactive - take responsibility to ensure results.
  • Take responsibility for own area and interact as integrated team-member with other team members
  • Accept guidelines from functional Management and proactively inform them on issues, risks etc. for full transparency on progress, situation etc.
  • Should have been a Project Manager for Medium & Large projects involving cross Functional & cross-Cultural teams.
  • Progress project even when process is ambiguous.
  • High level of Project management skills with technical back-ground.
  • Should have exposure into development life-cycle of engineering components as well - right from the process of validation of technical drawings & details, supplier development (PPAP) and pricing finalization.

What We Offer

We offer you an exciting job with great opportunities for both professional and personal development within the energy industry's leading OEM of sustainable energy solutions. You will be provided with a personal opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be part of an international team, with a "can-do" attitude.
  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together
  • Solid opportunities for professional and personal development
  • A broad interface with many stakeholders
  • The opportunity to create the best supplier collaboration
  • The opportunity to make your mark on our service sales strategy
  • A position where you can contribute to a greener and sustainable future

Additional information

Primary work location: Tokyo office. 5 days a week.

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Please be advised to apply on or before the 31st of July 2024.

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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.
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