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Primary Location: 

Helsinki, FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Project Manager (Temporary / Job rotation)

Wärtsilä wants to enable sustainable societies with smart technology. Digital transformation for us means to become a data led, insights driven, and agile technology company dedicated to taking a leadership role in the smart marine and smart energy ecosystems throughout their entire lifecycle. Information Management (IM) is part of the corporate-level Digital organisation. IM integrates processes, systems and information, supporting businesses in digitizing the core operations and enabling new digital business opportunities via technology and information. For development minded persons IM offers an opportunity to shape the future of its IT environment and be part of the global digital transformation.

We are offering you an opportunity to shape the future of our digital environment as we are looking for an energetic Project Manager. In the Project Manager position you will lead corporate-wide operational development projects and programs in global environment. To qualify for the job you need to be ambitious, good with people and a fun person to work with.



  • Manage and deliver IM and cross-business operational development projects and programs within agreed scope, budget and time schedule.
  • Ensure the expected business benefit realization and strategic value of the project
  • All areas of project management in accordance with Wärtsilä Project Management Methodology
  • Communications and change management related to the project outcome and deliverables
  • Contribute to identifying and developing Project Management best practices



  • M.Sc. in Economics & Business Administration or Information Technology
  • Project management certification e.g. PMP
  • At least 3 years IT project management experience and proven track record in an organization operating in global environment
  • Professional change management, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration and teambuilding skills
  • Passionate, proactive and goal-focused attitude to work
  • Experience in both waterfall and agile projects
  • Understanding of one or more of the following areas is an advantage: Core Enterprise Platforms (ERP, PDM, CRM), New Digital Platforms (IoT, API)
  • Fluent written and spoken English


The position is temporary for 12 months.


Possible LOCATIONS for this position are Vaasa and Helsinki.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Mari-Ella Juhola, General Manager, Project Management

Mobile phone: +358 40 580 5700



Please submit your application including salary request at  latest by 10.2.2019. Please note that applications are reviewed already during application period to shorten time to hire.


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.