Lead Category Sourcing Manager, Wind Projects

Lead Category Sourcing Manager, Wind Projects

Aquila Capital

Hamburg or Madrid

To meet our rapidly growing projects portfolio´s demand, the Procurement functions have been newly structured. In this role, you will be reporting to the Group Head Procurement and be in charge for our global sourcing activities for onshore and offshore wind projects.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and drive tendering activities including qualification, evaluation, negotiation and preparing contract award decisions for wind projects for the WTG category, ensuring best value and compliance with the group’s objectives and principles
  • Support of the group’s global operational onshore/offshore wind projects and manage the negotiation of large and complex service contracts in multidisciplinary and international teams
  • Develop and manage an optimised and standardised tendering process for service and maintenance contracts, including the management of comprehensive supply chain and cost intelligence on WTG manufacturers, competitors and customer models
  • Stay ahead of the news regarding improvements and changes of WTG technologies and their implications for our projects
  • Development and implementation of an active supplier relationship management with the service providers for onshore- and offshore WTG including quarterly business reviews with partner WTG manufacturers and EPC contractors
  • Lead project cost engineering and LCOE scenario analysis for optimizing product-design-cost metrics across geographies
  • Regular interaction and reporting to internal stakeholders, up to and including board on performance metrics and procurement strategy

Qualifications

  • University degree within a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Power, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) or Procurement or Supply Chain Management
  • Solid understanding of WTG markets (suppliers, value chain and technologies) is essential, especially EMEA, APAC and ANZ
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in global sourcing, sales, operations, procurement, or project management within the wind energy sector
  • Certification in Project Management or Procurement Management like CPM, CPSM, CSCP, CIPS are preferred
  • Fluent English language skills are mandatory. German or Spanish language skills are of benefit
  • Experience in supporting multi-functional projects in an international work environment including international logistics processes, incoterms, and delivery management to remote project location
  • Knowledge of processes in industrial large and complex or turnkey contracts as well as of commercial or legal aspects of purchasing

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