We are looking for a Project Manager to our Environmental Systems team in Tampere, Finland. We are a team of 22 strong cleantech professionals developing, selling, and delivering flue gas cleaning to onshore energy and pulp industry, and marine scrubbers to efficiently control ships’ exhaust gas emissions to air and sea water.
As Project Manager you will manage our delivery projects from definition phase to project completion. Your main responsibility is to lead the project with the support of Engineering Manager and your own project team ensuring fulfillment of contractual obligations and securing the project to a predictable financial result. Your responsibilities include project execution planning, contract management, budget estimating and follow-up, schedule management, internal and external reporting, risk & opportunity management, communication with different stakeholders as well as management of possible contractual disputes with customers and subcontractors. An important part of the Project Manager’s job is to develop the interface between Valmet and the customer, as that is usually the way to best outcomes.
The Project Manager also offers support during sales phase, overseeing that the contractual terms and conditions are realistic from a project execution perspective and ensuring a smooth transfer from sales to execution.
To be successful in this position you should have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with priority in technical field and solid experience in international project execution. Experience from the industry is also highly appreciated. You are fluent in English, both written and verbal. Other language skills such Swedish or German are appreciated. This position requires travelling.
You are customer-oriented, tenacious, self-driven, possess “go-get”-attitude and have excellent communication skills. To lead the project team and stakeholders you need to know how to motivate people and manage different expectations. You are prepared to justify your views and even enjoy the occasional debate. You are naturally good with numbers and additionally understand the indirect cost implications of your decisions.
What we offer?
We offer a rewarding position and challenging tasks in complex, large and versatile international projects with multiple stakeholders. You get to contribute to the business in a way that is truly recognized in our company and lots of opportunities for personal development in the forefront of the industry. You’ll have an opportunity to develop yourself focusing on areas you feel are the most beneficial for your success in the long run.
In many cases you will be able to see the effort you put in directly in the financials of your project or portfolio. In addition, this is a position in which your success is not only measured by financials of the project, but also with softer factors, such customer satisfaction and stakeholder feedback, since we understand that these contribute to the business in the long run.
Our team and management offer you full support, help you to succeed and celebrate success with you. You will have ownership of your own project(s), thus along with responsibility comes a lot of freedom. These elements are the ones having the biggest role in commitment our team has on an individual level.
If you want to know more, please contact Niko Heinonen, Manager, Project Management, +358 40 731 1047.
Did we catch your interest? To join the team please fill out our electronic application form with your CV and desired salary by October 10, 2021.
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