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Primary Location: 

Shanghai, China

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager

Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete life-cycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.

The company has approximately 18,900 employees and operates in nearly 170 locations in 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland.

Main responsibilities:

  • Account sharing with sales concerning execution.
  • Establish and maintain Customer contacts during project execution.
  • Provide support at the pre-project stage prior signing Contract (project focussed) and participate as specified in the Gatemodel or according to agreement with Sales.
  • Participate in the process of preparing the Contract for execution.
  • Manage and participate in activities specified in the Gatemodel for parts belonging to execution process with close co-operation with the Project Team and establish project plan(s) with all relevant parts like project specific organisation chart and communication plan etc.
  • Make the Project Budget and review/secure payments and receivables.
  • Evaluate, report and mitigate risks foreseen in the contracted projects.
  • Lead and coach all team members of the project specific organisation.
  • Keep track of overall co-ordination.
  • Analyzing and reporting in close co-operation with the project team.
  • Communicate openly the feedback to the responsible parties to develop the processes and products.
  • To follow-up progress, costs and documentation and quality of own specific projects according to contractual obligations.


Development responsibilities:

  • Participate in development of tools and processes needed for project execution
  • Support competence development for the members of the project team


Additional Senior Project Manager requirements/responsibilities:

  • Preferably more than 10 years working experience as Project Manager
  • PMP / IPMA or PRINCE 2 certification
  • Showing strong leadership in the organisation, acting as role model and mentor to others in the team. Decisive and ready to make tough decisions based on limited information.
  • Drives, defines and cascades strategy to his/her business level
  • Driving change in the organisation, actively looks for opportunities to improve the way of working. Acts as a role model for desired change. Identifies and challenges resistance to change.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage complex projects.



Working Location: Shang Hai

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