Nantes Cedex 2, FR

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

IT Project Manager

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 


Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. 
Are you ready to join the Voyage?

Wartsila Voyage Services is now looking for an IT Project Manager to drive and deploy Maritime Simulation and Shore-Based systems projects. The preferred location for the position is in Nantes, France.



What will you be doing?


In this position you will be accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives with appropriate quality, focusing on:
-    Managing the triple constraint for projects which are cost, time, and scope. 
-    Reviewing the design (including the scope and cost estimation), installation (including management of external resources), and initial support of allocated projects. 

When necessary, you will also perform needed tasks as a Field Engineer. 


As IT Project Manager, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

•    Assist the Sales Manager in reviewing a competent project offer, specifically focused on the technical solution, scope of supply, necessary resources for project deployment, schedule, risks, and cost
•    Manage the end-to-end delivery of projects within own responsibility
•    Adhere to internal company and functional policies and procedures, and work according to the Commercial Project Management process adopted and utilized by Wartsila, using appropriate tools 
•    Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, resolving any issues and conflicts within the project team
•    Proactively manage changes in project scope, schedule, and cost, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans. Escalate changes that affect project cost or payment milestones to Project Sponsor, plan countermeasures
•    Close project, conduct project evaluation, identify and report most successful and unsuccessful project elements for knowledge base
•    Perform allocated works: Installation, participation in FAT/SAT, local coordination of works with customer’s representatives and other suppliers
•    Review project technical specification and scope of supply 
•    Identify and evaluate technical solutions, preferred models and vendors for 3rd party equipment which is to be used within the scope of supply
•    Act as Company representative and provide customer support by email, phone, and on-site participation in customer visits
•    Perform quality control of completed job(s) and follow Quality Management system requirements
•    Continuous improvement of professional competence
•    Adhere to health and safety requirements of Wartsila and/or locals, whichever applies


*The responsibilities listed are illustrative and not exhaustive, and management may designate further reasonable tasks where needed.



The below will enable you to shine in this role:

•    Higher technical education; BS or above
•    Deep and broad experience with IT environments including network, computers, operating systems and related technologies
•    Proactive approach to work, able to jump in, ramp-up and independently manage own portfolio of work
•    Demonstrable experience of PC/network installation and commissioning
•    Experience with troubleshooting / fault finding.
•    Excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally, written and verbal
•    French and English spoken and written incl. technical English
•    Working knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, IT hardware, and tools


You may have an advantage with:
•    Electronics certification 
•    Experience with CAD and Visio 
•    Maritime background


Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to travel up to 40% of the time.



Why you and us?


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.
We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. 


Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you?
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 25th June 2023, by submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.



Last application date: 25/06/2023 
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 innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com.