Project Manager, Renewable Energy

  • Category: Project Management & Execution
  • Location: Cary, US

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager!

Are you are looking for an exciting, motivating and one-of-a-kind project where you can truly make an impact and contribute to the success of a growing company? Would you like to  be part of an expanding, international team with plenty of opportunities for growth? If so, read on and learn about how you can become an NKT Connector!

NKT North America is searching for an experienced, U.S. based Project Manager, ideally with experience working within the energy industry. Your initial focus will be on our North America Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) EPC Project. The CHPE project is a groundbreaking high profile project that will provide 1,250 MW of green, renewable hydroelectric power from the Canadian province of Quebec to approximately 1 million homes in New York City via installation of overland and underwater high-voltage cables (HVC) and is a giant step towards meeting the State of New York’s goal of 70% renewable energy by 2030.  The successful candidate will have the flexibility to travel as needed and provide leadership to represent NKT to our client, subcontractors and other stakeholders.

Ensure great delivery

Within this new project, you will ensure that NKT provides value to our customer by supporting their efforts to use the cables in the most effective way, minimizing risks and failures, maximizing throughout and ensuring that NKT delivers great service and meets requirements according to all parties involved. As our project manager, you will lead the project in this innovative journey, helping to reduce the environmental impact and increasing the stability of the electrical infrastructure.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing and implementing strategic procurement initiatives based on data insights
  • Coordinating and tracking project timelines and deliverables
  • Project Communication to relevant stakeholders, including senior management
  • Responsible for specific deliverables, running tenders, defining sourcing strategies, supplier and stakeholder engagement and negotiations. 

A strategic thinker with efficient communication and organizational skills

Success will require a modern view on leadership with the ability to influence and empower others to make decisions in the organization and adapt to different settings.  We are looking for a creative, positive and thorough person with a systematic and problem-solving mindset. Frequent travel will be required for this role. You will be a part of a business-oriented team, and will preferably be located in New York, New Jersey or North Carolina.


  • BSc degree preferably within Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • At least 10 years’ experience of project management
  • Previous experience with cables installation is a plus
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Eligibility to work in the United States 

At NKT, we believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. We are committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds and with different views can thrive and feel inspired to perform their best.

In this role you will be reinforcing some of the most advanced dynamic cable projects in the world, realizing new technology and solving varying technical challenges.  You will gain exciting opportunities to develop your own career, attractive benefits such as comprehensive compensation package and competitive paid time off program, 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vison, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program.

We will review applications continuously but recommend that you apply no later than June 25, 2023. Note that personality and cognitive tests may be included in the recruitment process, as well as a criminal background check. 

If you are a candidate with questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact the recruiter, Benjamin Gregg at, or the HR Manager, Danie Charles at: You can also read more about our company and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors at  

We're looking forward to your application!  


What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

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