Project Manager

about company

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. In 2022, Group sales totaled EUR 3.4 billion. The Group has approximately 16,600 employees in around 50 countries. Konecranes shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR).

While much of Konecranes’ growth has been organic, the company has also a strong acquisition track record. Konecranes has acquired almost 100 companies over the last 40 years – since the beginning of its internationalization in the early 1970’s – expanding its operations for instance in Asia.

As Konecranes has expanded its operations, its business has become increasingly international in scope. Today, our products are being manufactured in all continents in our own factories, as well as through global subcontractor networks, and sold worldwide.

We are looking for a POSITION to join our team

Project Management Office (PMO) is a part of Konecranes Port Cranes organization that is responsible for project management of port crane deliveries. PMO develops and provides project management resources to properly assure punctual and on-budget deliveries in line with the quality standards and contractual requirements. PMO implements and harmonizes the best practices in the project management processes across the locations.

To strengthen our PMO team we are seeking to hire a motivated Project Manager to ensure successful management of our diverse customer projects and efficient collaboration between the stakeholders. You will manage customer relationships and secure the project delivery. You will lead activities of the experienced project teams and make sure that projects stay within budget and progress according to the agreed time schedule. You will also be involved in reporting and project documentation. You will report to Manager, YARD Team in BU Port Cranes PMO.

This role requires business travel.

To succeed in this role, you need to have high motivation and the ability for taking responsibility as well as a leading role in directing activities towards objectives. It’s also crucial that you are an analytical, target-oriented and well-organised person who has outstanding communication skills and a customer service mindset.

In addition, we expect you to have a technical education and several years of experience in project management, ideally with an international dimension. We highly appreciate a background in machinery, industrial plant or automation projects. Previous experience in the container handling business is also beneficial. You need to be fluent in both written and oral English, other language skills are an asset.

Port Cranes is an international mix of talented people. We are known all over the world for trail-blazing technology, delivery excellence and can do spirit. In addition, we have close interfaces with stakeholders in manufacturing and in business lines which makes us a unique place to work for. If you want to go far, Port Cranes will take you there! With us, you will work closely with highly professional and dedicated colleagues who are enthusiastic about the latest technologies and innovative ways of working.

We operate in a project environment and collaborate with a global supply network. Project business is a dynamic and unique operating environment, and you will have multiple opportunities to stretch your talent and grow professionally. As a company we are committed to developing our people, we want you to be successful with us and we will support you in your ambitions.

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Job location:

Helsinki or Espoo

Remote working days:

2 per week

Salary range:


Salary range:

10% of annual salary, medical insurance, e-passi

Minimum required experience in relevant area:

3 years

Candidates may work here:

Konecranes, Kone, Sandvi

We will not contact candidates currently working at

Nokia, Varma, YIT

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