Senior Technical Sales Manager - Aarhus, Hamburg or London

Recruiter
MHI Vestas
Location
Aarhus, Hamburg or London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Dec 2018
Closes
19 Dec 2018
Ref
1137004741
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR TECHNICAL SALES MANAGER  
 
 
Play a significant part in driving negotiations forward     
Do you have experience with project management? Are you structured and capable of coordinating complex sales processes across various departments with multiple stakeholders? Do you thrive in a dynamic, international environment?  
 
 
MHI Vestas wants to do better every day  
With +2500 employees in seven different countries, we are one of the leading players in the offshore wind industry. Even if we find ourselves in many different locations one thing remains the same: We prioritise the team spirit and we value the close connection between our employees. We focus on financially viable and sustainable solutions that benefit future generations. Established in 2014, we are a young, diverse and ambitious organisation with an informal and dynamic environment.  
 
 
Tasks & responsibilities: You will...  
...face the customers with the Senior Sales Manager throughout the entire sales process. You will be the head of negotiations of all aspects related to construction, technical, HSE and QA in the Turbine Supply Agreement with support from relevant subject matter experts. To ensure an attractive but risk-balanced offer, you will lead the technical part of the bidding process. As our Senior Technical Sales Manager, it is extremely important that you have excellent interpersonal skills and are able to build strong relationships with customers and other stakeholders.   
 
You will also be responsible for:   
  • Be the first-point-of-contact for the Bid Management department  
  • Response to construction, technical HSE and QA issues  
  • Set new standards for managing planning, follow up and report progress internally across all tracks involved in the negotiation of the Turbines Supply Agreement  
  • Align construction, technical, HSE and QA customer requirements, risk assessment and mitigation with internal stakeholders  
  • Secure compliance with MHI Vestas' internal processes and guidelines  
 
 
Skills & experience: Our new colleague...  
...is an experienced senior technical professional with at least 5 years of professional and project management experience, preferably within the wind energy, power plants, infrastructure or construction industry. You understand the technical complexities of offshore wind projects as well as the contractual mechanisms, and you have previously been involved on the technical side in negotiations of large complex projects. As a person, you have excellent communication and networking skills. You thrive within project management, and you can assess and articulate the consequence of a technical solution from a commercial and contractual point of view.   
 
We expect that you:   
  • Have a bachelor's degree in engineering  
  • Are a team player who can liaise with technical subject matter experts, both internally and externally  
  • Have technical expertise and commercial business insight  
  • Have experience with Yellow FIDIC Book (preferred, not required)  
 
 
Join us if you...  
...want to work in an international and ambitious company where we work shoulder to shoulder every day to become the global leader in the offshore wind market. You will be part of a dedicated team in an organisation characterised by being ambitious, innovative and professional.  
 
In Sales, we offer you:  
  • A broad interface with many stakeholders  
  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together  
  • Excellent opportunities for professional and personal development  
  • Values such as initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions   
  • The opportunity to make your mark on our sales processes  
 
 
Do you want to join us?  
Excellent! We're already looking forward to hearing from you. In case you have questions about the position, please contact Director, Contracting Technical, Javier Mourazos Asorey, on +45 5221 6813. Your primary work location will be Aarhus, DK, Hamburg, DE or London, UK, depending on your residence. You should expect approx. 50 travel days per year. Please note that applications are handled on an ongoing basis. So, please send your application and CV as soon as possible using the link on this page. We treat all inquiries confidentially.   
 
 
Established in April 2014, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Our vision is to be a leading player in the offshore industry by co-developing offshore wind as a financially viable and sustainable energy source to benefit future generations. An international organisation with +2500 employees and HQ in Aarhus, Denmark, we also have offices in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, German, Japan and Taiwan. 

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