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Primary Location: 

Japan - Toyama, JP

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager S&B PMO

The Position

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for delivering Global Seals & Bearings projects and will be integral to ensure on time delivery. The successful candidate will be based out of our Toyama Office, Japan but will be required to travel on a global scale.

  • Deliver projects on time, to cost and to the specified quality standard.
  • Develop Project Management Processes and capabilities in S&B Globally.
  • As part of the S&B Global Project Office ‘Project Review Team’ Evaluate project proposals for feasibility, risk, business value/profit.
  • Review & execute contracts according to the agreed upon terms.
  • Lead and manage the project lifecycle ensuring that all internal and external parties are effectively communicated with and expectations set.
  • Ensure that effective customer relationships are maintained and developed to ensure that we become a business partner of choice and provide scope for further sales opportunities.
  • Enabling the projects team by working closely with the business enabling services for the procurement of resource.
  • Continuously seek to improve the way of working to enable effective project delivery.
  • Collaborate with the team to identify and document risk and issued and develop and manage response plans accordingly.
  • Monitor and report project KPI’s including costs, schedule and quality and initiate any appropriate corrective action(s) to ensure effective project delivery.
  • Manage the delivery of project activities according to contract requirements
  • Liaise with other teams and other senior staff in co-ordination of works.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and Company process and procedures.
  • Be a representative of the business and business line in project meetings with customers and external stakeholders.

 Job Specification

  • Strong background within technical Project Management.
  • Awareness of the Project Management gated model process.
  • Hold a current Project Management qualification or can demonstrate relevant experience or working towards such a qualification as a PMP, Prince 2 Practitioner.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to travel globally to meet customer demand and project timescales.
  • Knowledge of the marine industry.
  • Computer literate with competent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluent in Japanese and English, verbal and written
  • Desirable other languages Mandarin and Korean


Last application date: 31/03/2020

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 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 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 www.wartsila.com