Project Manager

Project Manager

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ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people. To the shipping industry, ABB offers an extensive portfolio of integrated marine systems and solutions that improve the flexibility, reliability and energy efficiency of vessels. By coupling power, automation and advisory, proven fuel-efficient technologies and services that ensure maximum vessel uptime, ABB is in a unique position to improve the profitability of customers' business throughout the entire lifecycle of a fleet.


We are looking for a Project Manager at ABB Oy, Marine and Ports unit in Helsinki, Vuosaari. You will be leading ABB Marine's new building system delivery projects, being the primary customer contact for shipyards mainly in Europe. In this position, your daily tasks will include coordination of commercial and specification items, managing correspondence, providing periodic updates and ensuring customer satisfaction. You will be responsible for the financial performance of the project and on-time delivery in accordance with contracts. You will also be responsible for project risk management, including receivables, contract changes and margin improvements. With overall ownership of projects, you will have the responsibility for the assigned matrix teams including engineering, manufacturing, sourcing and logistics.


We require an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering or similar field of study and a proven track record in project execution. Technical knowledge of a broad range of systems is required, including at least two of the following: propulsion systems, marine power systems, remote control and automation systems. You have strong experience of being fully accountable for the whole project scope. As a person, you are target driven, and you have a sense of urgency in dealing with issues and tasks, proven leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage matrix teams. You are experienced in working at the customer interface: experience in handling customer relationships, business and finance is required. Project experience in the marine industry is an excellent advantage. You have fluent communication skills in English.

Additional information

Interested in joining the crew? Apply for the position by May 26, 2019.

If you have questions, please contact Olli Huttunen, Head of Project Management, Electric Solutions, tel. +358 50 332 8946.

Helsinki, Finland
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s market leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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