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Hamburg, DE

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Support Functions

Voyage HSES Senior Manager (m/f/d)




Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.


In Wärtsilä Voyage we have an unique integrated infrastructure that combines the ships bridge systems, cloud data management, data services, decision support tools, and access to real-time information and much more resulting in a smarter Voyage. With the broadest Smart Marine portfolio in the market, Wärtsilä Voyage is well positioned to lead the industry towards becoming digitally connected across the entire value chain. Want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a


Voyage HSES Senior Manager


In this position you can use your superior skills in HSES (Health, Safety, Environment and Security) Managements systems, processes and practices in advanced digitally oriented global environment with modern products enabling more sustainable future. 

Location – Europe Wärtsilä Voyage locations Preferable in Hamburg, Germany.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and implement new Voyage HSES management systems, processes, tools and competences according Wärtsilä corporate guidelines and policies, international standards and business, customer and regulatory requirements in order to achieve our vision in creating a safety culture with a zero injury mindset concerning people and environment
  • Ensure HSE legislation compliance of Voyage legal entities
  • Line Management of the HSES team
  • Establishing the HSES Strategy for Voyage and setting the yearly targets
  • Reporting and governing the Voyage HSES performance
  • Lead HSES communications throughout global QEHS network and in Voyage
  • Plan and perform HSES internal audits and coordinate external certification audit programs according to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards
  • Driving the focused HSES trainings
  • Driving actions to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for our personnel and stakeholders throughout our operations for the whole lifecycle of our solutions.
  • Working with other internal and external stakeholder around on holistic business security
  • Continuous Improvement of HSES activities and benchmarking new world class methodologies


To be successful in this role, we expect You have:


  • Bachelor's degree/ higher in Engineering or related field
  • Relevant work experience in Management systems and HSES in global environment
  • Expertise of HSES Management systems and standards and (lead) auditor certification (ISO 45001 and ISO 14001)
  • Deep knowledge and experience of HSES disciplines, processes and standards
  • Expertise of relevant HSES tools and systems and their implementation to organisation
  • Pragmatic and entrepreneurial in attitude, focused on delivering results
  • Understanding easily various regulatory requirements and being able develop simplified company procedures and ways of working to comply
  • Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams and proven track record of aligning and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders in a large organization
  • Exceptional organizational leadership skills, excellent influencing and communication skills (minimum in English) also virtually and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in maritime industry and working in software business and digital services is appreciated
  • Experience in agile methodologies


We have an amazing team with a clear purpose. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for HSES, smart technologies and sustainable future.


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, please submit your CV & application (+ your salary expectation) through our careers portal


Last application date: 01/09/2022

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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Voyage transforms how vessels perform their journeys and ports manage their operations by leveraging the latest digital technologies. Using data and AI-driven software, we deliver real-time insights into operations, performance, and energy use to enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability, saving fuel and minimising emissions. Our solutions combine bridge infrastructure, cloud data services, decision support systems, and smart port solutions to enable shore-to-shore visibility. We are committed to building an end-to-end connected digital ecosystem for shipping where all vessels and ports are integrated, and all operations are safe and sustainable. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at