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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Project Management

Tampere, FI

Apply by:  28-02-2019

Project Manager

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Making your next move count

In order to strengthen our global Automation Project Management team, we at Kalmar are looking for a Project Manager. You will be a key member in the team, performing different size complex technical automation customer projects. The position is located in Tampere, Finland. You will be travelling globally up to a minimum of 50%. It requires regular traveling to customer sites that can include Europe, Africa, North and South America.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Managing complex technical projects (software and hardware) to meet budget, schedule and quality goals
  • Inspiring confidence through professional presence and self-confidence
  • Establishing technical project scope, requirements and time lines for both customer and internal projects
  • Communicating in a clear written and spoken way, keeping everyone well informed
  • Demonstrating knowledge of methods, tools and techniques to ensure that expertise is maximized
  • Demonstrating knowledge of and sensitivity to legal considerations such as specific terminology, ownership, intellectual property, rights and other legal protections.

What you’ll need to succeed:

We are looking for a person with good leadership and collaboration skills. You should be able to provide excellent written and verbal presentations as well as interact with the customer in the best way possible.

Ideally you have:

  • University Diploma/Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Automation or Project Management
  • At least 7 years of Project Management experience and 4 years of experience in delivering projects to customers
  • Ability to demonstrate sound understanding of Project Management principles
  • Experience on working on the global projects
  • Experience with Project Management tools. MS Project Server, Jira and Aha considered an asset
  • PMP, Prince 2 or similar certification is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s license.

You will be part of:

We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact  Peter Cork, Senior Manager, Professional Services by email at
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 28.02.2019.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move.
Kalmar is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.
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