Contract Manager

Lind, Herning, 


Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

We are looking for a dedicated Contract Manager to support our global Service and Maintenance product / contract development and primarily the project execution team, to handle and setup contract management in the organization. You will be part of energized and still growing teams located in both South Korea, California and Denmark. You will be working from our HQ in Herning, Denmark, and will be reporting to our Contract and Backoffice Manager in the Global Sales Department.


  • As our new Contract manager, you will play an active role in scoping and setting up the contract management system in the organization from a commercial and contractual perspective.
  • You will be responsible in review and provide input for Installation & Commissioning (“I&C”) Contracts and support in negotiation of I&C and Service
  • You will support projects in customer disputes.
  • You will support projects in developing change order request and developing customer notifications.
  • You will be responsible in projects in understanding contracts to enable the Project Managers to “prepare for arbitration” and interpretation of the Contracts.
  • You will proactively be continuing in developing of new and improving existing contract templates.
  • In collaboration with project managers, you will be ensuring continuous improvement through lesson learned and mitigating risk.
  • Take lead and support in developing 1 contract template that is then varied based on the scope of the offering, includes development of the content of appendices etc.
  • You will give input and take the lead for the negotiations on support projects in developing contracts for subcontractors / suppliers.
  • You will support with subcontractor / supplier contractual understanding as part of claim management.




  • You have more than 5 years of experience in contract management, legal and/or claim management.
  • You have an educational background in the legal and/or commercial area e.g. Cand.merc.(jur.) or civil-, industrial engineering or possibly long experience in project management with a demonstrated  talent and flair for contract management.
  • As a significant position within the Service and Project teams, you have superior communication and coordination skills.
  • As a person you are openminded and able to interact with colleagues and other stakeholders being customers, partners and/or suppliers
  • You are a proven multi-tasker and can juggle numerous tasks/projects at a time
  • You are service minded, detail oriented and structured and have a positive and energetic personality with problem solving capabilities
  • You take ownership of tasks and execute them with the highest level of integrity
  • You are a team player but also work independently
  • Fluent in English (reading and writing), German will be a big plus and willingness to travel

Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


Application and contact

Send your application/CV as soon as possible to The applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, and if you need further information about this position, please contact Mette Kirk Østergaard, Contract and Back Office Manager, at Nel Hydrogen Fueling on