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Helsinki, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Insurance Manager

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.  Want to join the ride?


We are looking for an energetic full-time Insurance Manager to join our Group Treasury team in Helsinki.


This is a great opportunity to join a corporate with unique, demanding and extensive scope and context for managing and developing insuring and insurance management in truly Global and multi-cultural organisation running technology centric business where each customer case requires special insurance expertise and care.

This kind of an opportunity you will not find elsewhere!

Jump onboard and make difference, if you are a development oriented and dynamic person with keen interest in insurance management and you want to learn and prove your skills – and if you are up for the challenge!

The position is permanent and located at Wärtsilä’s headquarters, Helsinki, Finland.

Job description and main duties

  • Maintain, together with the Directory, good insurer and broker relationship
  • Support Wärtsilä Group and the businesses with continuous reviews of insurance coverages for adequacy and premium cost congruence with market rates
  • Contribute to perform annual renewal process of Global insurances for capacity build-up to meet requirements
  • Arrange insurance cover for customer projects, contribute to commercial negotiations, deliver certificates, and manage all customer specific insurance cases
  • Assist and advice business organisations with their insuring needs
  • Manage and develop further our opportunities in Captive and Global Employee Benefit Insurances
  • Serve as the point of contact with Wärtsilä’s insurance brokers and internal customers on matters of insurance management and administration
  • Pursue for claim decisions and handling with loss adjusters to seek for indemnification
  • Work closely with Legal personnel to develop and maintain best practices for contractual terms to ensure risk insurability
  • Administrate insurance related data collection and fee allocations
  • Make insurance related trainings to the Business teams
  • Assist is crisis management and Business Continuity Planning


The qualifications you ideally have

  • Proven 5-year working experience in a corporate or insurance company in field of risk and insurance management, preferably with a multinational perspective, with available recommendations
  • Completed B.Sc. or M.Sc. studies in area of Finance & Control, Legal, Engineering, or equivalent with relevance to insuring
  • Any qualifications or educations within insurance trade considered as benefit
  • Solid command of legal aspects related to the duties
  • Mindset and keen willingness to take the extra mile whenever needed
  • Good communication skills and can talk and write in fluent and professional English, however solid command of Finnish is a clear benefit
  • Ability to work in matrix organisation in an International scope
  • Good eye on clear and illustrative visualisation and presentation of data to the benefit of your audience
  • Excellent command of Office tools


It is a must that you have no criminal record and you consent with a background check;
Our Treasury team is responsible of Group’s liquidity and funding, financial risk management, front and back office operations, guarantees, enterprise risk management and insurances and customer financing solutions.


In your role you will report to Director, Risk Management and Insurances. You will naturally work together with the whole Treasury team, our businesses and our Global insurers and brokers. 

We offer welcome to a dynamic team, where you have the possibility to work independently with the support of great colleagues. We hope that from you too.  We want to be the best at what we do and therefore we continuously develop our expertise and way of working.

The versatility of tasks and projects offer you possibility to challenge yourself and work with various groups of people. If you are looking for something that is static and repetitive, this is not the job for you.

It helps you to excel in this role if you are comfortable with diversity, different cultural aspects and backgrounds, and all levels of organisation, and you should have a genuine interest in insurance and risk management.
If this resonates, then this is a position for you!


Further Information

Please apply at the latest by 31 January 2022 and kindly note that we will review applications and conduct interviews already during application period. Your application will need to include cover letter, CV and your salary expectation. Incomplete applications will be ignored.

For more information, please contact  January 14th 13:00 – 15:30EET. or January 17th 12:00 – 14:30EET
Jan Virtavuori
Director, Risk Management and Insurances
Group Treasury and Financial Services
+358 40 593 5374


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


Last application date: 31/01/2022

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 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 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more:  www.wartsila.com .