Specialist | Full-Time | Commercial
Harness the power of wind and shape the future with a job in renewable energy at Vestas! Build an exciting and rewarding career with a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and high quality pay and benefits.
As a Contract Manager for Vestas you'll use your skills and experience to:
* Support Vestas service operations colleagues by interpreting contractual provisions in context of the situation in the field and at site
* Identify possible contractual approaches and negotiating tactics to avoid or resolve customer disputes
* Assist implementing the chosen strategy through drafting and obtaining internal approvals of letters, notices, position papers and amendments
Supervise or contribute to stakeholder teams to resolve various issues and implement solutions involving topics such as warranty claims or closeouts, operational deliverables, contract interpretation, disputes, and operational performance.
Maintain contracts database that captures life-cycle requirements for easy reference and management of operational and commercial obligations.
Where appropriate, participate in direct customer conversations and negotiations, as part of coordinated account team or ad hoc team to resolve specific issues.
Review existing contracts for lessons learned, and direct that input to Service Sales teams to support negotiation of new service agreements.
Develop and maintain very effective professional working relationship with Vestas Service Sales, Legal, Service Operations, and other key stakeholder departments.
Initiate internal process improvements necessary to support job requirements, including document management and reporting tools.
Identify opportunities to create mutual value for Vestas and customers while protecting Vestas profitability and risk aspiration .
Timely respond to inquiries on points of contract interpretation from Service Site Managers.
Jusis Doctor, plus 2 years of directly related experience in contract interpretation or negotiation. May be substituted by advanced coursework in contracts.
Working knowledge of commercial regulations and law
Knowledge of practices, procedures and processes of contract administration as well as interpretation of regulations and contract clauses.
Solid oral communication skills with proven ability to prepare clear, concise and compelling written materials; in particular, ability to communicate with field personnel lacking specialized contract knowledge; solid customer presence and ability to negotiate contentious issues.
Proven capabilities in problem solving, negotiations and conflict resolution
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Teams) as well as other software such as SAP or Salesforce.
3 years of directly related experience in all phases of contracts administration and working knowledge of contract law.
Experience working in a capital equipment industry with long-term service-related contracts, or a construction related industry.
Experience working with customers and organizations with multiple operating sites and organizations.
Ability to plan, organize priorities, and complete assigned workload to meet multiple deadlines. Should be detail oriented.
Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly and in technical and non-technical terms, and to translate contract language for non-legal stakeholders
Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
What we offer
We offer an exciting Management position with great development opportunities in an inspiring environment at the world's number one wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You will become part of an international environment with a commitment to sustainability and safety and you will work among colleagues that take care of each other.
* Attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry
* Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
* Generous Paid Time Off policies
* Great?401(k) plan (with employer match)
* Tuition assistance
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Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40 years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution - today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.