Senior Specialist Risk Analysis

15. august, 2019

Senior Specialist, Risk Analysis 
Do you believe in sustainable energy solutions? Do you want to innovate and incubate cutting-edge sustainable energy solutions? Do you have the desire, courage and stamina to push through, fail fast, and try again?

If yes, join the energy industries innovation frontrunners, join Innovation & Concepts

Power Solutions > Innovation & Concepts > Energy Management & Storage
Innovation & Concepts is constantly pushing the boundaries of sustainable energy solutions across the entire value chain through a “fail fast” mindset and agility in every aspect.
New ideas are tested, matured and transformed into real-life projects and demonstrators to ensure that Vestas remains the industry leader in sustainable energy. We base our working environment on a high degree of freedom to test new concepts, and willingness to take risk. We believe failures are often the source for groundbreaking innovations.
The Energy Management & Storage team consists of highly skilled and diverse people with different nationalities, technical competencies and educational backgrounds - in software, hardware and in the commercial space.
We are very open-minded and encourage a “go do” approach. Work style is a mix of individual contributions and working in smaller teams.


Actuaries and risk analysis are playing an important and increasing role in our new products and services. Together with our software specialists and specialists in the energy markets you will be responsible for innovating new business models and revenue streams and provide associated risk mitigation strategies.


You will:  

  • Develop descriptive models for power prices and perform risk analysis of operational strategies for distributed renewable energy assets
  • Develop asset portfolio operational strategies and portfolio composition strategies to reduce impact of the intermittent nature of renewable energy resources in the electricity grid
  • Innovate insurance and warranty-based products and specialised risk transfer mechanisms for renewable energy assets
  • Investigate how insurance can mobilize financing for renewable energy projects and identify the most cost-effective ways to reduce risks, such as construction and operational risks as well as risks related to the intermittent nature of renewable energy production and regulatory uncertainties


  • Actuarial experience is preferred, as well as a PhD (or equivalent documented experience) in applied mathematics, statistics or actuarial sciences
  • Experience with the design of warranties and insurance
  • Documented experience with R and preferably Spotfire


You will be part of a very dynamic environment and a fast-paced culture. If you have the following competencies you will start generating value and traction from day one: 

  • An outgoing nature, a curious mindset and the ability to understand and bridge R&D challenges and commercial opportunities
  • Analytical mind
  • Discipline and attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation skills in oral and in writing
  • Well-structured and organised approach
  • Fluent in English 

What we offer
You will have great impact and influence on the profitability and development of our business. We offer a very exciting job in a flat, multi-cultural and dynamic department focusing on reaching world class results. To us, it is all about knowing the market and our customers, defining the right products and getting it done – all in the best possible way. We would like you to participate in that mission.

Additional information
Primary work location is in Aarhus, Denmark and 1-2 weeks of travel throughout the year is expected.

For additional information, please contact Chief Specialist, Lars Christian Christensen phone no +45 2223 5039

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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 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 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 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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