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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  HSEQ

Helsinki, FI

Funding Programme Manager

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday


As a Funding Program Manager, you will be working with our corporate and business units in managing Cargotec’s funded project portfolio. You will be a member of the Cargotec Sustainability team and work together with close cooperation e.g. with the Cargotec Digitalisation team in ensuring the projects with granted funding are successfully executed.


Main tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Maintain overview of the funded program statuses and progress
  • Responsible for correct and timely external reporting of the projects
  • Responsible for funding applications with focus on EU funding but support in other geographies if needed
  • Working with  the businesses and Cargotec technology development teams to create application and project content matching the funding criteria
  • Ensure together with project managers that funding requirements are met and project targets are achieved
  • Identify funding opportunities and help projects on EU-funding related questions
  • Single point of contact for EU-funding reporting and follow-up issues
  • Implement and execute together with SBU and Cargotec controllers EU-funding accounting principles and processes, to ensure that timesheets and cost & expenditure records are kept in accordance with EU funding rules.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Project management experience on project having external regulated funding
  • Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • +5 years of experience on similar position
  • Fluent English written and spoken skills. Other languages are a benefit
  • Ability and experience on working with project stakeholders (other companies, research institutions, universities)
  • Understanding of funding instruments
  • Knowledge and experience on technologies related to digitalisation, software and robotics is an asset
  • Sustainability knowledge/experience considered an asset.

You will be part of:


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact on our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work with great colleagues from various backgrounds, inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun doing it.

Interested to join?


Should you have any questions about the role, please contact Päivi Koivisto, VP, Sustainability at Paivi.Koivisto@cargotec.com

If you are excited about this opportunitym please submit your application and CV by 21.05.2021.


Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company’s sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com