Lead Project Manager

You will be part of our Project Management in Construction which comprises a team of highly motivated colleagues, responsible for project execution including installation and commissioning of wind turbines in the Latam region.In addition to project execution, our team also supports the rest of the Vestas' value chain with our knowledge of construction projects. Therefore, you will have great opportunities to spar with other parts within Construction, and many of your tasks.

The Construction Department is in charge of all wind farm projects from start to completion. The team takes responsibility for a wind farm once a contract has been signed and remains responsible until the final tests are completed. Working closely with the sales, legal, logistics, procurement and finance departments, the construction team has to keep the project on budget and on schedule, ensures our safety and quality standards are met.

This role will be parte of the Construction LATAM SOUTH Team, having in scope Chile, Argentina, Peru, and Uruguay.


You will be responsible for:

  • The projects in your portfolio, ensuring that they are delivered on time, to budget and to the required safety and quality standards.
  • Leadership and management of the Project in the most value-adding way by engaging ever-growing employees with the right set of competencies and skills.
  • Actively maintain relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and back office.
  • Guide and encourage members of the project team to develop their skills and competencies.
  • Actively support other areas of the business requiring specialist construction knowledge e.g. Sales.Motivate team to engage in continuous improvement throughout the company
  • Encourage open and transparent cross functional collaboration across departments.Overall authority and responsibility for the Project.
  • Ultimately accountable for effective Human Resources Management on the Project, and responsible for setting, developing and motivating the Project Team.Communicate effectively with the Customer to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies.
  • Recognize and solve potential highlevel problems with key stakeholders within other areas of the company.Develop, implement, and maintain sound business practices in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Leadership and guidance to Project Management department in all aspects of the project life cycle. Handle issues directly, using appropriate discretion, and respect for the individual. Lend expertise to internal teams and task forces
  • Cultural awareness to the team for them to understand the diversity between themselves and other people, countries, organizations, companies, etc.


  • Relevant education (e.g. Engineering or Contractual background,
  • Project Manager education or similar)
  • Product understanding and awareness
  • 5-10 years experience from similar industry and from project management of large scale projects
  • Risk Management competencesCommercial acumenContractual understandingAwareness of cultural diversity


  • Great interpersonal skills enabling you to handle customers and internal stakeholders in a professional manner;
  • Good at encouraging, developing, guiding and developing your project teams;
  • Ability to work in a pragmatical, structured and thorough manner, with high personal motivation and engagement;
  • Have an ability to be outgoing at times, build effective relationships with various in- & external stakeholders;
  • Committed, capable of prioritizing workloads and thrive well in a diverse project environment.

What We Offer

We offer an enhanced learning environment and opportunities for career development at an established wind turbine manufacturer. You will become part of a highly professional culturally diverse team in a constantly growing industry. We value initiative, responsibility and the balance between creativity and quality in all solutions, and this is your chance to Take your mark on our service strategy. You will become part of a dedicated team in a highly professional environment with a significant technical commitment.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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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