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Primary Location: 

Vaasa, Finland

Function:  Legal
Job Category:  Other

General Manager, Trade Compliance, Energy Solutions

We are looking for a General Manager, Trade Compliance to reinforce the Legal Affairs team in Energy Solutions. In this position, you will be a member of the Legal team in Energy Solutions and report to Area Counsel, Business Lines and Compliance. The position is global and the preferred location for the position is Vaasa or Helsinki, Finland.



  • Providing solutions based support to business in all trade and customs compliance related questions
  • Providing and developing state-of-the-art tools and processes for business in the trade and customs compliance domain in a global setting
  • Developing and strengthening trade and customs compliance strategy, guidance and practices
  • Ensuring customs compliance according to all applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Developing a strategic approach to FTA benefits
  • Supporting trade and customs compliance and governance implementation in business



  • A relevant university degree
  • Excellent understanding of trade and customs compliance (export control and customs compliance) and free trade agreements in a global setting, coupled with an ability to translate global and future requirements into tangible actions for business
  • Work experience working with trade and customs compliance related challenges and proven track record of solving those
  • Excellent collaboration, teambuilding, influencing and change management skills
  • Professional communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Excellent command of English; other language skills will be a plus
  • Readiness to travel
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural company and virtual teams


Expected start date: 1 February 2019/as soon as possible


Deadline for application: 17 December 2018. Please attach your full CV and motivational letter to the application. 


Contact person to give further information

Mikko Pulkkinen, Area Counsel, Business Lines & Compliance, Energy Solutions

Telephone +358 40 578 0095

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at

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