Drammen, NO

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager, Navy Navigation

As ANCS (Automation, Navigation & Control Systems), we transform how vessels perform to create the safest and most efficient journey for our customers – always with the vision in mind to navigate towards a more sustainable maritime industry. With our rich history of pioneering maritime technologies, we have defined industry benchmarks.
To be better tomorrow, we need the right talents today to complement our strong team of 650 employees in over 10 countries across the globe with the right skills, experience, and a winning attitude.

We are now looking for a Project Manager, Navy Navigation to join our team.

The location for the position is in Drammen, Norway. 


Your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Leading, managing, and developing your assigned project team.
  • Act as the point of contact for the customer and internal stakeholders is project related topics.
  • Develop, coordinate, execute, and maintain plan data as per contractual specifications.
  • Planning and leading the execution of assigned projects through all phases of the project lifecycle from start-up to project closure.
  • Accountable for the performance of the projects (deliverables)
  • Facilitate technical solutions, including support for team members.
  • Responsible for internal project status /milestone reviews and reporting of the same
  • Responsible for following the (customer specific as well as internal) quality and security procedures.
  • Coordination and Facilitation of equipment deliveries.
  • Participation in supplier equipment FAT, if not possible by skilled team members, and if it adds value to the delivery.
  • Advise on any changes to design and potential cost impacts.
  • Assist other team members as required and promptly resolve Quality/Design issues.
  • Support stakeholder management, of external and internal stakeholders. 
  • Active Participation in project meetings (also overseas, if required)
  • Keep confidentiality especially related to Naval contracts.

To be successful in this role, we expect you to have: 


  • Fluent in English (communicate effectively in writing and verbally), preferably fluent in a Scandinavian language (as some customers require these skills)
  • Bachelor of Science in a relevant specialisation, e.g. electrical, electronic or software engineering, focusing on Marine Navigation systems.
  • Good ERP system knowledge (SAP)
  • Min 5 years of working experience in the marine industry.
  • General Cyber security knowledge
  • Solid understanding of the working principles of Navigational sensors, e.g. Radar, DGNSS, Echo sounder ect.
  • Good interpersonal skills, teamwork, and organisational skills.
  • Ability to travel overseas.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.      
  • Ability to act as a mentor for your team    

Personality / Desired behavior


  • You are ambitious and have a high work ethic. 
  • You are a team player - ready to make the effort to achieve success. 
  • Your attitude and commitment, precede your experience.
  • You are result-oriented and "grow" abroad and in the maritime environment.
  • Business and Customer focus
  • Able to handle several projects simultaneously.
  • Decisiveness and action orientated.
  • Planning and target setting
  • Developing self and others
  • Situational and cultural sensitivity  


As you will be involved in Navy related business, kindly be prepared that the government(s) may run a background check on you / NATO security certified

Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Jørn Engen, Program Manager through joern.engen@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!

Last application date: 11/03/2024 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


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Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com