Project Manager for Fast Response Plan Projects

Vattenfall A/S

Udlandet (øvrige)

Vattenfall is one of Europe´s largest electricity generators and producers of heat. We operate in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map aiming at achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

We are looking for a Project Manager for Fast Response Plan Projects within our Project Manager team, in our Business Area Wind, a part of the Vattenfall Organization.

The Project Manager for Fast Response Plan Projects works as part of the first line support and takes the lead and manage projects categorized as Fast Response Plan projects of varying complexity and size and ensure a safe delivery within quality, time and budget. Initially will the position also require that you are part of setting up and preparing the organization and processes for being ready to launch Fast Response Plan Projects.

A FRP Project is by nature a project with the objective to restore a wind farm back to its full operation with minimum risk in a safe way, as fast as possible, after production has stopped due to a major breakdown.

Key responsibilities

As Project Manager for FRP Projects you will have the following key responsibilities:

• Prepare organization and processes for FRP Projects.
• Plan and lead FRP Projects.
• Ensure project delivery is within quality, scope, and budget, always with safety as first priority.
• Be present on site during execution. Not always, but when needed.
• Continuously seek improvements for an increase preparedness and lowering our risk and down time with regards to major break downs.
• Continuously develop and improve the FRP Project process and tools.
• Capture lessons learned and feedback from passed projects, carefully select and ensure these are feed back into the organization.

Key deliverables/activities

As Project Manager for FRP Projects you will have the following key deliverables/activities:

• Plan and secure resources needed for each project and ensure team is working towards set targets and following our processes.
• Actively manage project stakeholders and their expectations.
• Pro-actively work to improve our best practice and optimize the performance from project to project.
• Develop the preparedness and risk mitigation actions for all our wind farms and technical platforms in line with the O&M Delivery strategy. Be part of the work preparing of fast response plans that could be put in motion in case of an operational failure occurs.
• Monitor installation works and report progress, risks, risk mitigation and opportunities.


You and team members from Operational Support, Engineering and other departments and the site will form the team for the different projects.


Our best candidate has a relevant University degree or equal, with a minimum of three years relevant work experience in a similar position preferable with a technical background with a qualification in electrical and/or mechanical discipline. Experienced in technical and operation and maintenance is a must and experience from leading projects in large international organizations is considered as an advantage.

Knowledge and experience in risk management and preferably technical knowledge from large scale production assets.

Your command in English is strong, both verbally and written.

As a person you are structured, independent, and result oriented. You have superior interpersonal skills and are a natural leader. We are looking for a person who has the ability to simplify complexity yet is flexible enough to find the best ways forward. You are a team player who actively engages people by asking, sharing, helping or asking for help. You are also pro-active, transparent, performance and results oriented. Sound communication skills and ability to travel is a must.

Who are you?

You have a clear feeling of “sense of urgency” without compromising on safety as we work in a fast-paced environment. You have the courage to say STOP! in critical situations while always looking for opportunities to solve the problem.

A flexible attitude with regards to tasks, hours and travelling as/when necessary.


The location for the position is Kolding, Denmark.

We offer
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. 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

For your information

If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Magnus Jansson on +46 705239056 (Available from the 29th of July)

If you have any questions to the recruiting process please contact Senior Recruiter Jette Ingeberg on +45 22 57 07 51.


We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter. Last day to apply is the 9th of August. 2019.

Apply online on this page.

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be a 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

Our Organization:

Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20.000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.

Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities like solar PV and batteries. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we have a clear strategy to develop our solar PV and battery operations further.

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