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Senior Manager - Global QSE

Senior Manager - Global QSE
DK, Aarhus | Management | Full-Time
| ID: 10545

Do you want to work with QSE across the entire value chain? Does it motivate you to work at a strategic level and perform through other people?

Here is a chance to be a part of the number one global partner within sustainable energy. We are looking for a Senior Manager handle a key strategic function within Global Development & Excellence regarding the global QSE strategy throughout the product development for the complete value chain.

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global QSE > Advanced QSE Leads

Global QSE directs the global approach to quality, health, safety, and the environment in Vestas throughout the value chain. The function supports both very strategic & operational QSE tasks towards achieving the QSE goals and targets, as well as directs the Global Management System and its certification against ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001. Global QSE works closely with QSE Leaders out in the business and module leaders in Vestas Power Solutions.
You will handle a team of ten Specialists in DK, UK, and Portugal. Besides your team, you will be part of the leadership team consisting of six Managers including the Director. We are characterised by living the Vestas’ values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, and Passion which form the backbone for our culture of striving for world-class.


  • Directing and coordinating a key strategic function within Global Development & Excellence called Advanced QSE Leads (AQL). Advanced QSE Leads are responsible to initiate the initiatives on quality, health & safety and the environment from the global QSE strategy throughout the product development for the complete value chain from design to manufacturing, installation, service and decommissioning
  • Management of the team of 10 employees at a specialist level located in five locations in Denmark, United Kingdom, and Portugal
  • Maintaining an overview of the development projects by ensuring resource allocations, be part of setting targets for the projects and track QSE performance
  • Ensure that the QSE deliverables and the associated business processes are matured and improved continuously through fact and data analysis
  • Accountable to handle the stakeholder's requirement across the value chain and translate that into a strategy for the department which is linked to the corporate strategy
  • Responsible to ensure that the department budget and forecast are according to plan
  • Responsible to develop competence in the department to meet the needs of business and stakeholders and deliver value to the business and ensure that the team members are kept motivated and create a high-performance culture in the team to deliver significant results


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in engineering, business or equivalent
  • Minimum 15 years' work experience in an international environment and a minimum of 10 years' experience in quality, safety & environment area
  • At least 6-8 years of leadership experience with directing QSE in new product development and experience in handling certification bodies
  • Experience with a multicultural environment
  • Solid knowledge of business process management in a complex environment
  • MBA or equivalent executive education will be an added advantage
  • Certification in Six Sigma (Green belt/black belt) will be an added advantage


  • Leadership skills in change management; managerial courage
  • Great collaboration, conflict management, and communication skills
  • Ability to handle stakeholders in a global matrix organisation
  • Customer-focused, proactive and result-oriented
  • Ability to influence and motivate people
  • Ability to develop customer relationships (internal) and balance the stakeholders' requirements
  • Highly collaborative and willing to go the extra mile

What we offer
As part of Global QSE, we offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, dynamic, high performing, and international work environment. We highly value initiative, responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will have good opportunities to build your career in Vestas when demonstrating ambition, capacity, and potential.

Additional information
Work location: Aarhus, Denmark.
The position requires approx. 20 days of travel a year.

For additional information on the position, please contact Director, Visnuprean Ramalingam in IN, Chennai at +916385198103 or Recruiter, Nanna Svoldgaard in Denmark at +45 2669 2954.

Application deadline: 6th of September 2020.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.

Senior Manager - Global QSE

Full Time Work

Published on 12 Aug 2020