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Tokyo, JP

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager, Voyage

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


We are looking for Project Manager, Voyage in Japan. This is a permanent opportunity and its location is primarily Tokyo, Japan

What will you be doing:
As Project Manager, Voyage, your work will focus on following responsibilities:


  • Key point of contact between customers and Wartsila Voyage
  • Scoping, planning, coordination and execution of Wartsila voyage portfolio projects in Japan
  • Management of compliance and certification for related products which require regulatory approvals
  • Local technical customer support, working with subject matter experts in Europe to support our customers
  • Influencing and management of government and regulatory stakeholders where required
  • Promote business development and sales & marketing activities. This may include preparing quotations and proposals and supporting the sales managers where required


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


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Marine engineering related fields
  • Excellent verbal and written English proficiency
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Native-level Japanese verbal and written proficiency
  • 5+ years relevant project management experience, preferably in the marine industry 
  • Relevant commercial (contracts and purchasing) experience
  • An understanding of the Japanese marine ecosystem is high desirable
  • Strong leadership, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a distributed project team


Contact & next steps 

If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our careers portal. 

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Kim, Hyun Joo (Talent Acquisition Specialist, during application period with any questions related to this position 


Please apply by 31/10/2022 at 23:59  Japanese Standard Time. 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: 31/10/2022

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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Voyage transforms how vessels perform their journeys and ports manage their operations by leveraging the latest digital technologies. Using data and AI-driven software, we deliver real-time insights into operations, performance, and energy use to enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability, saving fuel and minimising emissions. Our solutions combine bridge infrastructure, cloud data services, decision support systems, and smart port solutions to enable shore-to-shore visibility. We are committed to building an end-to-end connected digital ecosystem for shipping where all vessels and ports are integrated, and all operations are safe and sustainable. 

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