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Suzhou, CN

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, you will report to the Manager, WAW ASIA and will play a key role in delivering project management practices throughout the project lifecycle.

Are you ready to jump onboard?


What will you be doing?

  • For projects assigned to them, Candidates will be responsible and accountable for the management and delivery of a projects full scope of supply
  • Plan, manage and co-ordinate assigned projects, from handover from Sales through to successful completion, including on time completion, meeting the required quality standards and delivered profitably and to the forecasted margin
  • Deliver projects in accordance with Wärtsilä Water Systems procedures, in particular the Delivery to Customer Gate Model
  • Accurately interpret the key issues & risks of the project from the client and ensure these are mitigated wherever possible and effectively communicated to all members of the project team and relevant departments.
  • Ensure all work, including variations in the project parameters or scope of supply, are carried out to appropriate standards and follow established company systems and procedures
  • Plan, review, monitor, (adjusting where necessary), resources and tasks to meet client objectives within agreed timescales.
  • Formulate and present regular progress/variance reports to management/project stakeholders as required. Final report and evaluation of projects to be circulated internally, in a timely manner
  • Support installation and commissioning of projects at client's site, ensuring satisfactory final product handover to the client
  • Where needed, coordinating onsite commissioning of projects, ensuring satisfactory final product handover to the client
  • Support in the competence development of other team members
  • Follow, develop, and contribute to the continuous improvement of Wartsila's process and ways of working
  • Some travel to Customer sites and/or vessels may be required


You will shine in this role when you have:

  • Proven Project Management experience where the candidate was responsible for the whole delivery lifecycle to an end user/customer - minimum of 5 years' experience in such a position
  • Holds an internationally recognised Project Management Qualification
  • Marine/offshore industry experience is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent English & Chinese Communication Skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), can use English confidently as main working Language
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and evidence in building strong customer relationships that enhance the customer experience
  • High attention to detail, to include establishing milestones, dependencies and risk mitigation plans
  • Proactive approach towards problem resolution, solution sharing and establishing best practice
  • Customer focussed whilst being commercially aware with proven ability to be strategic whilst assured of operational delivery within set parameters and budgets



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.


Contact and next steps

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


Last application date: 10/10/2022

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.

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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