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Surgères, FR

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Project Management

Contract Manager H/F

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Reporting to the contract manager within our “Special Application” entity, we are looking for a new Contract engineer, in charge of following the refurbishment of Emergency Diesel Engines for nuclear applications.


Dedicated to one of our main customers, he will be responsible for :


  • As a project leader, coordinate the project team and interface between the stakeholders,
  • Responsible of the contract execution according to customer requirements, contractual requirements (deliverables) and project schedule,
  • Responsible of the orders execution according to customer requirements and contract requirements.
  • Follow-up the project schedule, and monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards & specifications.
  • Follow-up the financial aspect of the agreement and control variation of margin, and report regularly on project status.
  • Responsible of contractual communication both internal and with customer
  • Responsible of risk assessments


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


  • Strong Project Management skills and experience
  • Have strong business and customer focus
  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships
  • Demonstrable negotiation and influencing experience
  • Have good understanding of budgeting and strategic planning
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be fluent in French and English,
  • Have 3+ years of experience as project/contract manager
  • Master Degree in Project Management / Engineering
  • International journeys are expected


Job position will be located in France, at Surgeres office.


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? 


Last application date: 18/12/2022 


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 

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