Project Manager

Wallingford, CT, 

United States

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

An immediate opportunity exists for a qualified candidate with demonstrated project management experience and a proven track record to manage complex projects related to the siting of large-scale Hydrogen Equipment at customer sites. The successful candidate serves as part of the Project Management team and will work directly with customers (internal and external) to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope, schedule, and budget. They will coordinate with suppliers and stakeholders to ensure all aspects of each project are on track and will support hiring new talent as needed to fulfill project needs.


  • Support proposal development, assist with presentations, and participate in contract negotiations related to the acquisition of projects.
  • Manage all aspects of project communication and serve as project point of contact with customer to manage deliverables and scope.
  • Provide overall management of projects from concept to completion including planning, estimating, project controls, risk management, procurement, site integration, and closeout.
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects.
  • Oversee internal project performance (Key Performance Indicators), staffing needs, contract support, risk management (including safety concerns), and change management.
  • Adhere to project management policies and procedures, establish project controls, and implement the project execution plan.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including customer deliverables.
  • Travel to client and project locations could be required.



Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field from an accredited university.

Required skills and abilities

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive Project Management experience, including 5 or more years of experience managing complex engineering projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking capabilities.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Project.
  • Capable of working well in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Able to travel (<10%) as needed.

Preferred skills and abilities

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Familiarity with ERP systems is a plus


  • Nel will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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.


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