E-Procurement Development Manager

Ã…rhus N, Midtjylland
17 Sep 2016
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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.