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Porriño, ES

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Project Manager


Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a Project Manager to join our forward-looking Sales Support team for ensuring quality and speed of response for continued high quality customer service. The position is permanent and the location for the position is in Porriño, Spain.


What will you be doing

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

  • Deliver site customer delivery projects on time, to cost and to the specified quality standard.
  • Evaluate project proposals for feasibility, risk, business value/profit.
  • Review & execute contracts according to the agreed scope and 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.
  • Continuously seek to improve the way of working to enable effective project delivery.
  • Collaborate with the other departments within SLS ES/CN to identify resource requirements and document risk and opportunities, 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 and effective scope management. • 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

To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • 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 and delivering projects remotely using virtual meeting tools.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be fluent in Spanish and English language both verbal and written. Chinese and or Japanese languages would be an advantage

In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel even though most of the meetings are held virtually.


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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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?

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 22nd June, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Please apply by 22nd June at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Systems leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

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.