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Stord, NO

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager Ship Electrification

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future.  By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


Are you our new Project Manager who wants to be a part of the green change? 
Do you want to join the #1 frontrunner within Hybrid Electrical Power Systems market in the maritime sector?

We are now on the hunt for a highly engaged Project Manager, to join our highly skilled Ship Electrification Solutions (SES) team on Stord, Norway
As a Project Manager within SES,  you will deliver a variety of highly innovative integrated electrical system projects, including battery hybrid and full electric solutions to both the newbuild and aftermarket segments.
You will lead a project team through all stages from engineering design to delivery and commissioning of a project in the global maritime market. Our focus is flexible and sustainable solutions for the future.
Your work will focus on these responsibilities
Leading, managing and developing your assigned project team
Planning and leading the execution of assigned projects through all phases of the project lifecycle from start up to project closure
Steering the project and working with the team to solve any challenges that may arise
Representing Wärtsilä to our customers ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
Taking ownership for the cost, quality and schedule of your projects
Manage and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders from suppliers to customers
Actively participate in sales support, bid work, and customer visits.
To be successful in this role, you should have. 
Bachelor’s degree within an electrical / systems / automation field
Experience might compensate for lack of formal education
Experience as a project manager
Good business sense
Understanding of the key project methodologies such as PRINCE2 or PMBoK
Good language skills in English, orally and in writing
Language skills in Norwegian is a benefit
To be the best match we are looking for a candidate that has the following behaviours:
The urge for demanding and cool projects
Business and Customer focus
Strong Communication skills
Focus on achieving results
Ability to solve problems
Focus on continuous improvement
Situational and cultural sensitivity
 Why you and us
We offer challenging and varied work tasks in an exciting and hectic pleasant environment.
Professional development and Great career opportunities
The chance to work on a wide variety of very challenging and rewarding projects.
Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services
If you happen to cherish wildlife or nature, we have several company cabins for our employees to use.
Contact and next steps
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified or have questions regarding the role?
Please reach out to either: Carl Johan Johansson, Talent Acquisition Specialist, or Steven Gavshon, General Manager Projects & Operations through email:
Last application date: 14.08.2022

Last application date: 14/08/2022

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. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at