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Location(s): 

Helsinki, FI

Function:  Business Development
Job Category:  Other

Manager, Business Development

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?

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. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

The world of energy is changing faster than ever before, with renewable energy sources fundamentally changing the way we generate and consume electricity. At Wärtsilä, with our innovative energy solutions, we are leading the transition towards 100% renewable energy future.

To join us in this journey to make this happen, we are looking for a Manager, Business Development with experience of energy and power system modelling and optimization to join our Energy Business Development team. 

The team creates understanding of future energy business and supports market development activities in Wärtsilä Energy Business globally by combining world-leading energy system modelling capability with energy technology, analysis market and business knowhow. 

 

Location:  

Helsinki, Finland; Turku, Finland; Vaasa, Finland.


Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Development of new approaches and methods for power and energy system modelling and optimization, including models from large interconnected power systems to the modelling of Wärtsilä’s customers’ business cases 
  • Management and development Plexos energy system techno-economic optimization competence in Wärtsilä Energy Business
  • Maintenance of up-to-date Plexos versions and licences
  • Implementation and execution of Plexos energy system models to support, for example, market development initiatives, technology understanding and customer business cases.
  • Presentation of modelling results to relevant stakeholders around the world
  • Supporting of other modellers as well as internal and external stakeholders with the modelling


Our expectations of you:
As a Business Development Manager, you should have experience in techno-economic modelling and optimization of power and energy systems. We also appreciate if you have a prior knowledge on Plexos software or sector coupling modelling. You have preferably more than 5 years of experience in working in energy industry or you have conducted research in relevant field. You should hold MSc in the field of energy, power systems or other relevant MSc level degree. 


To succeed in this role:

  • You have excellent analytical skills and structured way of approaching problems
  • You are interested in solving the challenges of future, sustainable energy systems
  • You share our values – Energy, Excellence and Excitement – and feel natural acting by them in daily work, demonstrating ownership and responsibility for driving your own work
  • You are curious to learn and eager to share your expertise 
  • You have good communication and presentation skills
  • You have a capacity to work both independently and in cross functional teams 
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English, spoken Swedish or Finnish is seen as a benefit
  • You are able to travel when a project demands it


We hope that the possibility to truly make a difference has already convinced you to apply. If you still need further convincing, how does this sound: in addition to the interesting projects you get to work with, you will also have the unique opportunity to join to and grow with a team of true energy professionals with a good team spirit and a development mindset.

 

If you feel excited about this opportunity and you think your personal skills and qualities match what we are looking for, we really hope to hear from you,

latest by September 26th, 2021 through wartsila.com/careers

 

In case you have questions about the open position, please contact:

Antti Alahäivälä
General Manager, Business Development
+358 445117764 

Last application date: 26/09/2021

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.

 

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.

 

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 at www.wartsila.com