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Delivery Manager, Johannesburg/Cape Town - South Africa



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Northern Cape, South Africa
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

The Transport Coordinator will be positioned in the Mediterranean Region of the Transport Group. The department is responsibile for getting oversized, heavy-lift and general transport components on time and within budget onto our new construction sites, our production facilities and service facilities within the southern Europe and South & East Africa.

The Transport Coordinator will be fully responsible for all transport related activities including customs clearance. A close coordination of all deliveries together with factories, construction sites, service locations, our global vessel team, the nominated transport company and other relevant stakeholders is required.

These locations scope of responsibility will be primarily (but not limited) deliveries into Italy.


  • Prepare Scope of Supply for transport sourcing
  • Project Budget preparation support and responsibility for all transport and customs related ledgers.
  • Preparing of project transport planning
  • Ensure alignment of transport shipment planning with production and construction planning
  • Timely reporting, feedback and communication of transport and customs activities progress
  • Assessment of Road Surveys
  • Coordinate deliveries and delivery changes with Project Managers, Site Managers, Transport Companies, Customs, Vessel, General Cargo and potentially the TC at origin (incl. WTG foundations & Site Parts). Also, the coordination of on carriage leg loading in Port of Discharge with Stevedore.
  • Investigate and support problem-solving of delivery and transport quality issues
  • Plan and coordinate return transport of transport equipment from construction sites to factories
  • Transport capacity monitoring as well as monitoring and reporting of transport risks
  • Following Vestas processes and standards, including the correct usage of our Transport Management System
  • Identify and develop cost out initiatives within the supply chain
  • Support inbound general cargo processes to the Vestas locations (sites, service warehouses, factories)
  • Ensure compliance of customs processes


  • Preferably University degree in Engineering /Logistics / Business
  • Three years experience in a similar position


We are looking for a candidate with a total professional experience of 3-8 years with at least 3 years of related experience within the transport and customs area or similar combined with well-developed transport project management skills and logistic. Junior profiles are also encouraged to apply.

  • Experience in Project Management and project P&L follow up within the logistics area is desirable
  • Over-size or heavy lift transport experience is highly valued
  • Maritime commercial experience in project bulk is highly valued
  • Good understanding of IT with a solid knowledge of ERP systems (preferable SAP)
  • Experience in a Large International company
  • Thorough knowledge of general transport and forwarding
  • Ability to understand and assess complex supply chain related issues including the financial impacts
  • Analytical skills - ability to focus in detail without losing the overall perspective and to draw and communicate conclusions.
  • Technical capabilities to understand drawings
  • Customer oriented skills and ability to manouver among various stakeholders
  • Knowledge of project management and process improvement methods
  • Good communication skills and understanding of different cultures

What we Offer:

This position offers excellent opportunities for cross functionality and personal development by working with transport in a large global organization having highly specialized and professional colleagues.

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 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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