Head of Communication



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.


The Head of Communication has the overall group governance for, and mandate to execute and oversee activities within:

  • Media & public relations
  • Brand and marketing communication
  • Nel’s digital channels and social media platforms
  • Group messaging
  • Crisis communication and emergency preparedness
  • Public affairs & Government affairs in Norway
  • Internal Communication support
  • CEO office communication

The role has strong interfaces towards Executive management, the CTO office, Director Market Development and Public Affairs as well as the Head of EU Affairs, the Finance team including IR, M&A and ESG reporting team as well as the Strategy office. The Head of Communication reports to the Chief HR Officer.



Good academic results; relevant education master’s degree or equivalent

Preferred skills and abilities

  • Solid experience from corporate communications including experience as team leader
  • Documented international experience and exposure to challenging communication situations
  • Hands on experience from a broad scope of corporate communications activities
  • Experience from working in a stock listed company
  • Excellent communication skills, relationship builder with strong intercultural competence
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English, both written and spoken
  • Dedicated and someone who takes “ownership” to tasks and responsibilities
  • Creative, flexible and solution-oriented
  • Structured way of working and hands-on attitude with attention to details
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to fast changing environments
  • Industry knowledge would be an advantage, ability to learn about the technological background

Closing date

Applications for this position must be received by 28/09/2021

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.


To apply, please send your cover letter and resumé to career@nelhydrogen.com

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