Project Manager



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

Overall responsibility is to run and execute various internal projects in the NEL fueling division. The PMO covers the entire division, and the project portfolio covers all internal projects with a primary focus on New Product Development and New product Introduction. Nel is striving to deliver the highest performing products within Hydrogen Fueling systems while still making sure that our products and processes are cost-optimized so that the total cost of ownership (TCO) is best in industry.



  • As our new project manager, you will play an active role in scoping new projects and ensure resource alignment with functional team leads.
  • You will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and communicating clear project plans on multiple levels.
  • Identify and manage risks transparently and proactively.
  • Adhere to the existing project governance structure as well as helping to improve it – e.g., execute new product development projects according to the defined stage-gate process.
  • You will manage scope of projects and use the steering committee to help make decisions outside your mandate.
  • Set and stay within your project budgets.
  • Daily management of the project team (no direct reports).
  • You will perform reporting of project status and progress for Project Management Committee, Steering Committee and other relevant stakeholders.

As part of the job as Project Manager you will be budget responsibility for the projects you run. This will include:

  • Defining Project budget, perform quarterly updates on budget forecast and perform project cost follow up (supported by Finance Controller).
  • Approve purchase of prototype components, materials and other project related external costs.



You hold a relevant Bachelor or M.Sc. engineering education or similar technical background.

Required skills and abilities


  • You hold a relevant Bachelor or M.Sc. engineering education or similar technical background.
  • Preferably you are a certified Project Manager.
  • Expected min. 5 years of project management experience working with technical projects.
  • Experience with standardized product development processes (stage gate models).
  • Understand budgets and resource planning in relation to projects.
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow relevant safety rules related to working with hydrogen and test systems (part of your training will be internal courses).

Preferred skills and abilities

Personal qualifications

To succeed in this position as Project Manager, you need to

  • Be outgoing, proactive, and self-motivated.
  • Curious in new products and technologies.
  • You need strong coordinator and communication skills, and ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • A structured and quality mindset.
  • Motivated for making things happen and keeping stakeholders informed and updated on progress.
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing.

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

If you need further information, feel free to contact Project Director Jesper Kjærgaard Mortensen on +45 30597166 /


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