Project Manager

About the Organization

Momentum is an award-winning clean-tech consultancy responsible for developing more than $6 billion in funded projects. Based in the heart of beautiful downtown Sacramento, Momentum has a global reach, delivering strategic planning, fund development, project management, and commercialization services for cleantech companies.


Our Vision

We envision a world where clean energy, water, and transportation are abundant, affordable, and available to all.


Job Summary

Our Project Managers work directly with clients and other members of the Momentum team to lead the management of active grant-funded projects and the development of funding applications for new projects. They manage the scope, schedule, and budgets of all projects, communicate expectations and assignments to all project participants, and ensure that products are delivered with excellence on time.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading diverse stakeholder teams in the development and submission of Federal and State grant applications
  • Leading the implementation of funded projects, including regular reporting to funding agencies, fulfilling deliverables, tracking project schedules, managing requirements in the scope of work, etc.
  • Collaborating with Momentum’s strategists and client managers to develop and deliver timely work products for clients and agencies
  • Supporting clients through the funding agency contracting process for public funding awards
  • Advising clients on funding agency requirements, expectations, and project evaluations
  • Coordinating and leading project meetings, both internal and client-facing
  • Creating and leading presentations for agencies on behalf of our clients
  • Developing professional written communications to agencies, clients, and key stakeholders
  • Managing multiple projects with competing timelines and deliverables
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities


Reporting Relationship

The Project Manager position reports to a Manager, Product Delivery.


This is a remote eligible position based out of our Sacramento office located at 801 K Street, 28th Floor. This role will require travel to Sacramento for training and onboarding and may require occasional travel to various project sites throughout California and the U.S.

Application Period

March 1, 2024 through March 8, 2024


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • A detail-oriented and organized approach to all tasks; A high capacity for juggling multiple initiatives, projects, and clients simultaneously, all with varying needs and often under significant time pressure.
  • The ability to communicate complex subjects in a clear and accessible manner.
  • The ability to read, understand, analyze, and interpret complex Federal and State documents including Requests for Proposals and Scopes of Work.
  • A proactive mindset to identify and remove obstacles before they impact project deadlines and schedules.
  • An unparalleled sense of individual ownership and pride in all work products.
  • Experience developing and submitting grant applications and/or managing grant-funded projects.

Desired Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in sustainable and clean technologies.


Momentum offers a competitive package of benefits that includes:

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Annual bonuses.
  • 100% employer paid health premium options available for all full-time staff.
  • Simple IRA with matching contributions.
  • Paid-time-off (PTO) of 120 hours/year.
  • Paid sick leave of 56 hours per year.
  • 12 company holidays.
  • Employer paid life insurance policy.
  • $50 Cell phone stipend.
  • $2,000 annual professional development stipend.


Salary Range

$82,000 – $96,000 + Bonus.  At Momentum, it is typical for an individual to be hired at the lower end of the range for their role, however candidates with highly relevant experience, education, and skill level may be considered for higher compensation.

Our Core Values

  • Equity First: We strive to embed social justice, belonging, and inclusion in every aspect of our work.
  • Expect Candor: We believe transparent, authentic communication produces meaningful results.
  • Excellence Through Collaboration: We set high standards and together we exceed them. We strive to create a space where everyone can do the best work of their lives.
  • Empower Problem Solving: The challenges of our time will be solved through ground-breaking innovation. We mobilize teams to craft future-shaping solutions for the planet.
  • Empathy-Driven Service: We step into the shoes of our clients and teammates to fully understand their unique challenges, hopes, dreams, and goals.

This is the job for you, if you want; a fast-paced, fun work environment with dedicated, hard-working co-workers; a challenging and interesting job, working with clients who are involved in valuable and important projects; a work environment where we take our corporate values and culture seriously; and above all, a job that helps make the world a better place.


If you share our enthusiasm, commitment, and passion for growing great ideas, we enthusiastically invite you to apply for an open position with our expanding team. Momentum offers a competitive salary package and benefits. We also offer significant opportunities for professional growth and quick advancement in a flexible and human-centered workplace.


Non-Discrimination Statement

Momentum does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.


More About Momentum

Momentum designs and develops innovation campaigns for forward-thinking organizations working to deploy transformative energy, transportation, and manufacturing technologies. Founded in 2005, the company has grown to be among the most sought-after technology and commercialization partners in North America.

Momentum’s growing team consists of scientists and engineers, finance and fund development professionals, innovation and commercialization experts, and project managers and deployment specialists. Together, we are committed to clarity of thought, data-driven analysis, and excellence in presentation. We conduct rigorous research, thoughtful analysis, and strategic engagement to dramatically increase the ability of our clients to access and manage public and private investment, demonstrate and commercialize advanced technologies, and attract new customers and strategic partners.


Our process generates results: together with more than 1,000 clients and partners, we’ve designed and developed more than $6 billion in technology deployments—globally significant innovations in partnership with dozens of Fortune 1000 companies like Amazon, Volvo, General Motors, Schneider Electric, Waste Management and Cummins Engine, as well as demonstration partners at hundreds of campuses, air- and sea-ports, public- and investor-owned utilities, and manufacturing and distribution facilities.  And along the way, we’ve assisted hundreds of early-stage and pre-commercial cleantech startups in plotting a course to successful funding and commercialization.


In 2021, Momentum was acknowledged by Sacramento Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Sacramento.