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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Agile Coach, Future Fuels

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?



We are now looking for an Agile Coach, Future Fuels to join our team working for a better future.


Location: The preferred location for the position is in Vaasa, Finland.


What you will be doing


Main responsibility is to coach and support teams & leaders during their agile transformation journey and promote & support the cross-functional collaboration in the end-to-end value chain (from early R&D to lifecycle).

This means that agile coach is:

  • Familiar with the agile values and principles and promotes the implementation of those with the common sense.
  • Familiar with different existing agile methodologies & frameworks (like Scrum, SAFe etc.) and helps teams & leaders to implement and adjust those based on various & changing needs.
  • Able to facilitate and conduct different agile ceremonies, like program planning days, demos, retrospectives and general follow ups according to needs.
  • Open minded and ready to take ownership of actions. Stand up when needed to talk and possess good presentation skills.
  • Promoting transparency and visual leadership by making targets, tasks and deliverables visible together with the teams.
  • Supporting teams and leaders with the target setting and big picture handling based on needs.
  • Networking over organizational boundaries and also supporting others to do that. Supporting the smooth collaboration between different value chain parties and synchronizing the increments / sprints & ways of working with other programs.
  • Organizing and facilitating knowledge sharing and problem-solving sessions/workshops for the program in order to increase and widen the knowledge of the program team members.
  • Keeping active dialogue with the program team members related to agile transformation, new ways of working and continuous learning culture. Listening the needs of program team members and working to maintain and increase the team spirit.
  • Encouraging each program team member to come up with ideas and supporting the teams in bringing them into action.
  • Constantly searching for improvements in the teams’ way of working, but still always keeping the overall productivity in mind.
  • Keeping basics of agile trainings and coordinating other agile related trainings based on needs in co-operation with the HR, external training providers and other agile professionals.
  • Aware of different agile related tools. Establishes the tools for the program team based on their needs to follow up and adjust tasks in timely manner to meet the targets.
  • Creative and willing to test new ideas even though the risk of failing exists. Also giving and receiving feedback in the spirit of continuous learning.
  • Interested in people and their behaviour. Demonstrates & supports servant leadership and is willing to develop his/her leadership skills.
  • Speaking fluent English and is additionally able to communicate either in Finnish or Swedish.
  • Understanding the fundamentals of organizational behaviour & culture. 
  • Experienced in similar roles or involved in other change management programs.


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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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?


Contact & next steps


We hope to hear from you before the application deadline 29.5.2022, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified?


Please reach out to    

Tuomas Linna, Program Manager, through email or by mobile +358 50 320 3701 with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).



Last application date: 29/05/2022

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.


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


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