is sought to the Faculty of Technology and Seafaring, Aboa Mare in Turku
for the period 1.3.2021 - 31.1.2022 or by agreement.
Do you want to work with the technology of the future and develop smart shipping?
We are looking for a capable project manager for the project "Sea4Value / Fairway" (S4VF), which focuses on developing and testing future fairway navigation services, including remote pilotage. The project, which started on 1 February 2020, is one of the research programs under the Finnish maritime ecosystem One Sea (oneseaecosystem.net). The project receives its main funding from Business Finland. Dimecc Ltd coordinates the project, and the project consortium consists of a number of marine industry companies, universities and other maritime stakeholders. Novia's role is mainly to test remote piloting processes and technology at the simulators.
The duties of the Project Manager include:
We are looking for you who:
We would also like you to have research and project experience and experience in ICT or marine technology. Experience in shipping and simulations is seen as a merit.
Salary according to “collective agreement of the private educational field” and internal directives.
The position includes a probationary period of five months.
Location: Turku, Finland
Further information: Please contact research manager Mirva Salokorpi, 044 762 3532, -
Application: Send your application through our electronic redruitment system, no later than 4 pm Friday the 12th of February, 2021. The application should include your CV.
Aboa Mare offers degree and continuing education for the maritime industry. The maritime education and training centre in Turku was founded in 1813. Aboa Mare offers secondary education at Axxell vocational institute, where you can study for a Watchkeeping Officer’s or Watchkeeping Engineer’s degree, and Bachelor level education at Novia UAS, where you can study for a Sea Captain’s or Marine Engineer’s degree. Aboa Mare also offers Master level education, Master’s degree programme in Maritime Management and Master’s degree programme in Autonomous Maritime Operation. In addition, Aboa Mare offers continuing education for both professional seafarers and boaters. The training centre provides safe and environmentally sustainable training, which fulfils the requirements laid down in the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). The education and training on offer makes use of the simulators developed by Aboa Mare. Our simulation department consists of 10 ship bridge simulators, one engine control room simulator, one VTS-simulator, one DP-simulator and one GMDSS simulator. The first-rate simulators are also used for different R&D projects within the maritime industry. www.aboamare.fi