Project Manager, Global Payroll

Ã…rhus N, Midtjylland
26 Nov 2016
06 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you the natural born project manager and keen on working with projects related to global payroll? Right now Vestas is looking for a Project Manager with international experience in managing/developing larger international payroll projects.

Group Staff Functions /People & Culture /Global Operations /Global Vendor Management
The role we are recruiting for is based in HR/ Global Operations.
Globally HR consists of more than 170 employees, based in 5 HR regions globally.
Global Operations, with is 12 employees, supports the HR regions with (among other things) HR IT, Continuous improvement, vendor management (payroll and recruitment) & project management of larger HR initiatives.

The responsibilities for this role includes:
  • Global projects related to payroll, i.e.: Time and Attendance, new market entries, exchange of external providers, building of generic project plans/ binder for future roll outs.
  • Working closely together with local HR/IT/Finance when working in project.
  • Support Global T&A project in COO
  • Evaluate (payroll) time capture solutions/ align these globally
  • Support regions in payroll projects
  • Expanding markets/ payroll projects
  • Exchange of local providers
  • Coordinate shadow payroll setups (payroll aspects only)
  • Accountable for execution of global payroll strategy
  • Global vendor/ performance management (concept, execution, data collection etc)
  • Building/ maintaining payroll performance dashboard (cost/ quality etc.)

The ideal candidate has:
  • At least 4 years of experience with managing/developing larger international payroll projects in more geographies.
  • Extensive knowledge to payroll/ time in a global context is a prerequisite.
  • 2-3 years of experience with project management is an advantage
  • Detailed local payroll legislation is not required but will naturally be an advantage

  • Process oriented and structured in the way you work
  • Self driven and independent work approach, but also a strong team player and motivator
  • Open-minded and good at sharing and gathering information within team and stakeholders
  • It's natural for you to knowledge share, lead, guide and advise your colleagues

What we offer
We offer a very exciting job in a flat, multi-cultural and dynamic department focusing on reaching world class results. To us, it is all about knowing the market and our customers, defining the right solutions and getting it done - all in the best possible way. We would like you to participate in that mission

Additional information
  • Primary work location will be our office in Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Travel in connection to projects should be anticipated (travel will vary though).
  • For additional information about the position please contact Vice President, Global HR Services: Morten Hansen at 45 2512 7983.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 78 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 68 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 21,900 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.