• Office no.1, Oude Bank Building, 8 Bird Street, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
  • 27 Jul 2021
  • altgen.com

Company Information

We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa.

With an experienced and passionate team, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

Our services are people related:

Recruitment - Environmental Jobs South Africa

Our extensive knowledge of the energy industry and the African market allows us to provide a range of people-oriented services to our clients. We work with businesses, governments, NGOs, and educational institutions to effect sustainable change across the continent. Because of this, our recruitment offering is vast. Our consultants make and maintain close networks and relationships with both clients and candidates across the industry. Above all, we recruit engineers as well as high-level project directors, financial modelers, and software developers. AltGen has secured staff for roles that encompass the entire life cycle of a renewable energy power plant. We recruit across four main skill verticals, namely engineering, finance, artificial intelligence and agriculture. Our recruiters focus on one specific silo which is directly related to their experience, knowledge, education, and strengths. The AltGen team is highly passionate about sustainability and has found a home in effecting change through people.


AltGen offers consulting services to clients in the renewable energy space, recruiting for environmental jobs in South Africa. We provide project integrity as well as supervisory consulting to entities. Our advisors provide strategic and empirical thought to organisations involved in energy policy and program development for job creation initiatives in the climate change mitigation sector.

Examples of projects we have been involved in:

  • Supervision of the DFID funded and AFD administrated Green Mini-Grid Programme in Kenya. This project enabled the roll-out of energy to hundreds of thousands of Kenyans.
  • Community needs assessments for project developers
  • Assisting educational institutions design and implement their training offerings
  • Finally, we provide advisory of policy and programme development for job creation initiatives within the environmental sector

Employment Services

We provide human resource expertise and advice to sustainable development industry players, therefore acting as a de facto employer on our clients' behalf. With extensive insight into the African energy labour market, we are able to advise and as a result, help our clients successfully execute their mandates by formulating their HR plans. This world-class customer support is actioned through our teams' depth of knowledge of the energy industry. Our employment offerings include overseeing payroll, benchmarking, HR advisory as well as conducting training and development programs. In addition to this, our employment consultants are able to manage the nitty-gritty of HR administration while you focus on what is most important to your business.

Current job openings at AltGen

AltGen Cape Town, South Africa Jun, 27
AltGen Anywhere, South Africa Jun, 24
AltGen Anywhere, South Africa Jun, 24
AltGen Windhoek, Namibia Jun, 24
AltGen Johannesburg, South Africa Jun, 23
AltGen Johannesburg, South Africa Jun, 22