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Primary Location: 

Kobe, JP

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager

The Project Manager is responsible for the successful execution of assigned new build customer projects. Success is defined by on time and within budget delivery according to the contracted requirements, and also stakeholder satisfaction. This requires a solid technical background, the ability to negotiate and influence outcomes, and run parallel projects in a structured and efficient manner.



Main Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for and manage assigned projects and their risks
  • Effectively manage resources to deliver contracted project outcomes
  • Manage conflicts between time, quality and cost
  • Lead and manage the project lifecycle: contract, engineering, procurement, delivery, commissioning and handover
  • Effectively report, communicate, negotiate and influence outcomes internally, with customers and suppliers



  • 5+ years relevant project management experience, preferably in the marine industry
  • Relevant commercial (contracts and purchasing) experience
  • Native language skills
  • Very high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Self-motivated to deliver results
  • Structured and efficient
  • Adaptable, resilient, optimistic
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally


Contact person to give further information

Maki Abe, Recruiter(

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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