Vice President – Offshore Wind, Mandarin Speaking
Job Title: Project Director / Vice President (VP) - Offshore wind
Project Delivery, Project Management
Opportunity for a mandarin speaking professional, with experience in wind, or oil and gas, to join a Top 1 Chinese offshore wind equipment manufacturing company, as Project Director.
Depending on the seniority of the candidate, the position of Vice President may be offered to the right candidate.
This is a remote working role, ideally in Germany. Cover the Europe region, reporting to HQ in China.
As the Project Director/ VP, you will be responsible for building and managing a team, working closely with wind project owners, localizing production in Europe, and overseeing sales and project management activities in collaboration with our manufacturing base in China.
- Wind Project Delivery:
- Oversee all aspects of wind project delivery, including planning, execution, and completion, to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
- Work with cross-functional teams to coordinate project activities, manage resources, and mitigate risks throughout the project lifecycle.
- Monitor project progress and implement corrective actions when necessary to achieve project milestones and performance targets.
- Team Building in Europe:
- Build a competent and dedicated team in Europe to support wind project delivery and business expansion in the region.
- Recruit, train, and mentor team members to enhance their skills and capabilities.
- Foster a collaborative and high-performance team culture to drive project success.
- Collaboration with Wind Project Owners:
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with wind project owners, addressing their needs and ensuring effective communication throughout the project phases.
- Act as the primary point of contact for project owners, addressing any concerns or issues promptly and professionally.
- Localization of Production in Europe:
- Identify suitable manufacturing or final assembly sites in the European region to localize production and support the company's growth strategy.
- Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to establish localized production facilities, ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness.
- Sales and Project Management Collaboration:
- Build and lead a sales or project management team that can effectively collaborate with the company's manufacturing base in China.
- Coordinate with the manufacturing team to ensure seamless integration of project execution and manufacturing processes.
- Fluent in both English and Mandarin, with excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- A proven track record in sales or project management within the wind or oil and gas industry.
- In-depth knowledge of the wind industry (or oil & gas industry) and market trends.
- Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide a diverse team.
- Willingness to travel as needed to support project activities and business development.
- Ability to work independently and remotely while effectively collaborating with global teams.
- Demonstrated track record of successfully delivering wind projects on time and within budget.
Location: The VP/Project Director can be based anywhere in Europe, with the flexibility to travel as required for project-related activities.