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Procurement Manager for T&I/Offshore Logistic Vessels in Offshore Wind

Posted 16 May 2024
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English (Fluent)

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As the company’s ambitions for growth in renewable energy increases, the demand for procurement expertise continues to grow. We are thus looking to increase the size of our team with a (Senior) Procurement Manager specialized in T&I / Offshore Vessels in Offshore Wind.

What will you do?

As a Procurement Manager in Offshore Wind, you will have a significant impact on Vattenfall realizing its transition to a more sustainable energy portfolio by securing the necessary works and services at best value for the company. You will be engaging with the Offshore Vessel supply chain to define procurement strategies as well as identify innovative market approaches to maximize the company’s profitability. You will work in an environment where you deal with executives internally and externally to drive value from Vattenfall’s’ supply chain for the business.

Responsibilities

  • Drive tendering activities including, tendering, evaluation, negotiation and preparing contract award decisions for Offshore wind projects T&I scopes and ensuring best value and compliance with the Vattenfall objectives and principles.
  • Close cooperation with the Category Managers to strategically support the T&I categories.
  • Steer the project team through the procurement process from design of tender until contract award.
  • Challenge the project team in case of perceived over- or under-specification of technical, commercial or legal requirements
  • Identify new and/or implement suitable procurement approaches to deliver Lowest Energy Cost, ensuring alignment with the defined Category Strategy. Support development of the Offshore T&I Category Strategies.
  • Lead activities to negotiate and improve contract standards.
  • Engage with the supply chain to ensure deep understanding of relevant parts of the market. Share knowledge within the Offshore Procurement team and wider business as appropriate.
  • Support contract management activities in alignment with operational and commercial contract managers.
  • Support negotiation of large claims and variation resolutions.
  • Support the development of the Offshore Wind Procurement team, taking part in improvement initiatives.
  • Closely cooperate with the business stakeholders to drive the best procurement results to support the build of new wind farms.

Location
Kolding, Amsterdam, London, Berlin and Hamburg. Regular business trips are required.


Qualifications


Who are you?

  • A relevant University degree or equal, with experience in working on T&I/ Offshore Logistic Vessel contracts, preferably in large industrial renewables projects, oil and gas, or similar complex industries.
  • Significant experience in procurement and driving business goals with Offshore Vessel suppliers in an international environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of FIDIC, BIMCO and/or LOGIC contracts would be a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to work in autonomy and take the initiative, while encouraging team work. “Can do” mentality.
  • Knowledge of project management processes and experience of driving change towards lean processes and ensures adoption and improvement of defined standards.
  • Strong negotiation experience
  • Interest in and experience with supporting and mentor junior roles or newcomers to procurement.
  • Strong command of English, both verbally and written.

As a person you are a team player, and a strategic thinker with win-win mindset. An effective communicator with superior interpersonal skills as well as having a proven commercial mindset and an excellent ability to build networks.


Additional Information


Our offer
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development. More Information We welcome your application in English, no later than, 28th of May 2024. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website. For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our recruiter Joany van Megen via email: joany.vanmegen@vattenfall.com.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to receiving your application!


Company Description


Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 21 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission.


Vattenfall is a European energy company. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation.
At Vattenfall, we are energised for one essential goal. Working for fossil freedom. We are a diverse mix of individuals who make this happen. Thinkers, creators, builders and solvers. Each of our approximately 20,000 employees adding their own superpowers to the team.

Energy
Amsterdam
Active in 8 countries
3,600 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 39 years