Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI Turku, FI Trieste, IT

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Development project manager

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 80% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and 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. Are you ready to jump onboard?

We are looking for a Development Project Manager with a main responsibility in leading development projects for Fuel gas supply systems (FGSS), a product line in Marine Power supply. 


The preferred location for this position is Vaasa, Finland  but also other locations in Finland  and Trieste, Italy can be considered. We offer the possibility of hybrid work. 
What you will be doing
As a Development Project Manager, your work will include leading development projects for fuel gas supply systems. You’ll be working as a part of the innovative FGSS team with diverse expertise and contributors to the decarbonization of the marine market. 


Your role will include but is not limited to the following:

  • Project definition and project planning
  • Manage projects during execution and ensure project deliverables are handed over in time according to requirements.
  • Coordinating with internal teams and external stakeholders such as suppliers, regulatory bodies and customers
  • Research and evaluate technology options and weigh the cost/benefit on behalf of the company.
  • Present progress in projects for internal and external stakeholders


Requirements for the position: 


  • MSc or BSc in Engineering
  • A strong technical background from working experience in marine, process, or energy industry.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Availability to travel from time to time.


To be able to succeed in the position we expect you to have: 


  • Professional change management, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Proactive and goal-focused attitude to work.
  • Genuine interest in technology and solutions to decarbonize the marine market.
  • Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising project teams.
  • Knowledge about fuel supply systems and 4-stroke engines for LNG, Methanol, Ammonia and Hydrogen.


Why you and us?   
You are valued – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed in supporting inclusive work community.   
Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential.  
You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important for us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.   
Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Robert Engsbo, Manager, Systems Development through Robert.engsbo@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


Last application date: 04/08/2024 


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. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com

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