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Sydney, AU

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager, Energy Storage Projects

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?


Battery Energy Storage is growing rapidly in Australia, so we are looking for a Project Manager in Australia to execute Energy Storage projects and be a leading member of the project management organisation in the country. This position requires a high performing and experienced Project Management professional.


This can be a hybrid position, working from home or a local office, while based in one of our offices in Australia.


Main responsibilities:
•    Manage Energy Storage project assignments according to signed contracts and Wartsila Energy Business Project Management guidelines
•    Plan and manage required resources for project execution of the project in co-operation with resource line-managers
•    Manage Energy storage customer contracts and act as customer´s first contact point during execution of a project
•    Lead and coach project team members involved in execution of Energy storage projects
•    Lead and steer site team members involved in execution of Energy storage projects
•    Prepare, update and report project execution plan, cost budget, project schedule, project receivables and contract completion milestones.
•    Manage contract requirements, risks and issues. Develop risk response strategy and plan
•    Lead and steer project engineering, purchasing, logistics and subcontracting activities
•    Participate customer meetings and negotiations. Establish and maintain excellent customer relationship
•    Demonstrate leadership by following Wärtsilä Project Management Methodology and Business Directives
•    Apply Project Management best practices
•    Supports Australia sales in Energy storage project opportunities 


Requirements/Desired Skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
• B.Sc. or M.Sc. in engineering (or similar)
• Project Management experience (minimum 3 years)
• Leadership experience and skills
• Good negotiation and presentation skills 
• Cost awareness & effectiveness
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Proactive attitude and positive Can-Do mind-set


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? 


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.
Applicants must be authorised to work in Australia without sponsorship.


Contact & next steps:
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 9th April 2023 by submitting your application through our careers portal. We receive your application only via our career’s portal, and your email with your application will be deleted due to data privacy without a notice to you. If you have any questions for the position, please contact Raymond Walsh, Hiring Manager ( with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


Please apply by 9th April 2023 at 23:59 SST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 09/04/2023 


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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