E-Procurement Development Manager

Recruiter
Location
Ã…rhus N, Midtjylland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
160002XT_9
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you ready to transform your system expertise into setting the direction of the future of global e-Procurement in Vestas? And are you a highly committed expert with deep e-Procurement system experience? Are you motivated by enabling World Class Procurement in Vestas by driving continuous improvement and development of the e-procurement landscape? Then you should have a look at this career opportunity!

Global Procurement/P2P
Global Procurement is part of the Manufacturing and Global Sourcing organization, and responsible for all direct and indirect materials in Vestas. E-procurement is an integrated part of the dedicated and high performing Procure to Pay (P2P) team that is operating with a global solution supporting the overall strategy in the indirect materials organization.

In this position you will have a strong focus on continuous development of e-Procurement systems, processes and procedures in Vestas globally.

Responsibilities
Your responsibilities will be to analyze and identify opportunities for development and new functionality in the Vestas e-procurement landscape. Furthermore, your responsibilities will cover to:
  • Draft business cases for E-procurement development in Vestas
  • Design, build and deliver new E-procurement functionality and/or systems
  • Drive the definition of E-procurement vision, strategy and the product roadmap
  • Work across the business to create a shared understanding of what drives the highest business value, and how it impacts priorities and delivery schedules; set and manage expectations effectively
  • Communicate clearly and frequently with internal stakeholders to promote buy-in and awareness on product direction
  • Continuously explore new technologies to optimize performance, efficiency and transparency in cooperation with internal stakeholders
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends and development within E-procurement systems.

Qualifications
  • You probably have a master level degree in Business Administration, Technology or similar
  • You have minimum 5 years' experience with e-Procurement systems, and you might have implemented e-Procurement solutions and/or have hands-on working experience in this field.
  • You have solid skills within e-Procurement tools, and knowledge of the entire procurement process and terminology.
  • You have an exceptional personal drive, and ensure that milestones and deliveries are met on time
  • You know how to achieve operational excellence in e-Procurement, but still keep a Tactical and Strategic outlook.
  • You have the ability to interpret and analyze business pain points and translate them into improvement solutions
  • You know how to establish and develop successful relations with stakeholders.

Competencies
  • Certified Change or Project Manager is preferred (e.g PRINCE2, PMI or similar)
  • Self-motivated and target driven - proactive and enthusiastic
  • Great interpersonal skills and mindset is required
  • Good communicator and fluent in English - spoken and written
  • Good analytical skills and strong business acumen
  • Relentless in pursuing sustainable results and making a business impact - whatever it takes!
  • SAP and/or Ariba skills - medium to strong knowledge
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment with a global leader in wind energy. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong commercial commitment.

Additional information
  • Primary work location is Aarhus, Denmark
  • Approximately 15 traveling days per year should be expected.
  • For further information about the position please contact P2P Lead, Michael Jespersen at 45 52157991 or Program Lead - One Procurement, Dobrica Brajkovic at 45 2536 2468.

WIND. IT MEANS THE WORLD TO US.
By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.
Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.
Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.