Project Manager

Melbourne, Victoria
08 Oct 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be part of the high-paced, international work environment of Vestas, the global leader in wind energy? Your achievements will change the world's energy mix and help preserve our planet for future generations.


The key purpose of this role is to safely deliver specified Wind Farm projects on time and budget, within contractual obligations and Vestas corporate requirements:
  • Project management in accordance with PMBOK principles.
  • Site liaison and direction.
  • Client relationship development and management.
  • Contractor / Subcontractor management.
  • Active project risk management.
  • Accountability for the project budget and cashflow.
  • Overall accountability for safety and quality compliance at project level

  • Communicate with project team and all stakeholders.
  • Contract finalisation, including terms and conditions, warranty and handover.
  • Applying contractual obligations to client expectations, while upholding Vestas' contract position.
  • Negotiate agreed outcomes to contract disputes, and finalise contract legals on project completion.
  • Accurate and timely reporting to client.
  • Liaise with Sales in pre-sales feasibility, scoping projects and providing estimate costings.
  • Manage transition from Sales to Project Phase and to Service.
  • Assess issues and risk, manage resolutions.
  • Ensure the project meets its objectives.
  • Determine, implement and analyse the project cost controls.
  • Project progress reports, collated monthly and at milestones, variances to timeline and OH&S.

  • Degree in Engineering - Mechanical, Civil or Electrical.
  • Managed teams in a major project environment.
  • Managed projects in major infrastructure environment.
  • Management and reporting of budgetary requirements.
  • Management of complex infrastructure contracts.
  • Negotiation with major stakeholders, both clients / contractors.
  • Experience in high pressure environment.

  • Advanced MS Office
  • Basic SAP usage
  • Verbal and written communication/ negotiation
  • Relationship building, both internal and external
  • Business acumen
  • Continual system improvement

What we offer:

You'll have the opportunity to help strengthen the position of Vestas in a key market for the company with excellent perspectives of growth. Join Vestas and you'll cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine producer, which has an ongoing dedication to sustainability. We value individual initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. At Vestas your success is our success.

Additional information:

Primary work location is Melbourne, Australia.
National and international travel will be required.

You can apply online by clicking on the "Apply Online" button at the top or button of this page.

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.

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.