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Environmental Sustainability Lead Specialist

Quality Management

Are you motivated by playing a vital role in the implementation of Vestas Sustainability Strategy? Do you have experience maturing organizations within the sustainability agenda? If yes, then you could be our new Environmental Sustainability Lead Specialist in Sustainable Procurement.   

Manufacturing & Global Procurement > Procurement Excellence & Sustainability > Sustainable Procurement Sustainability at Vestas means reducing or eliminating negative environmental and social impacts, as well as maximizing the value that our business and products provide for our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers, local communities, and the planet at large. 

Responsibilities 

  • Subject matter expert on environmental sustainability ensuring that we reach our environmental strategic ambitions
  • Drive our Environmental Sustainability track which combines cost-out, waste reduction, circularity, and carbon-out initiatives to enable our colleagues in Global Procurement to take the right decisions and accelerate our transformation to secure sustainable growth
  • Gearing Global Procurement for future requirements and engaging with stakeholders
  • Further develop our Environmental Sustainability strategic outlook with concrete environmental enhancing projects/activities
  • Transformation initiatives to future-proof and ensure the resilience and sustainability of our supply chain
  • Engage and communicate with stakeholders including suppliers ensuring their continuous commitment

Qualifications 

  • 7 years of proven hands-on experience within Environmental Sustainability driving and developing strategies and implementing initiatives
  • Relevant master's degree in sustainability, supply chain, procurement, business administration, or similar
  • Proven project management skills with a history of success
  • Experience with leading and driving the work of informal and remote teams and engage with all levels of the organization
  • Be a skilled collaborator with a professional attitude and demonstrate a high level of independent judgment and proactivity in the change management process
  • Experience in working with complex processes and cross-cultural understanding

Competencies 

  • Thrives in a progressive environment with a positive and creative approach
  • Ability to handle change and take a pragmatic approach to potential issues
  • Good communicator and fluent in English, with the ability to handle stakeholders at all levels of the business

What we offer  We offer you an exciting job and the opportunity to be part of developing a new business area in Vestas in our effort to become Global Leader in Sustainable Energy Solutions. This is an interesting chance for professional and personal development, and you will be provided with an innovative opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas and be part of an international team, with a "can-do" attitude.

Additional information  Location: The position is based in Aarhus, Denmark

Application date – 03 of April, 2024. We reserve the right to take down the job ad before this date, if the right candidate is identified before

Start date –ASAP or after mutual agreement

Further information - If you have any questions concerning this position, please reach out to Head of Sustainable Procurement – Birgitte Haldan +45 40 93 60 85

About Vestas Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.  Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim 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, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.  With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give 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. 

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Country : Denmark
City: Aarhus N
Company: Vestas

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