15 Dec 2021
Cape Town / Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
Renewable Energy
Southern Africa
Contact Name
AltGen Team


We are looking for experienced Business Developers to join our database of professionals in the renewable energy space!

The ideal candidate for our database is someone with a degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field along with at least 3 years of business development or sales experience within the renewable energy industry in South Africa. We’d like to see your track record of successful sales, so please include that in your application! You should have a compelling sales personality, be hungry to chase and close new business leads and strive to find products that best fit the individual needs of your clients. As our clients operate in the sustainability, cleantech space, it’s important that you have a good understanding of this industry and the relevant technologies in order to be well suited to available roles we may have.

It’s important to note that we aren’t advertising a particular vacancy, rather we’re looking for Business Developers who would like to add their CV to our database in order to be considered for suitable positions when they become available. If you’d like to join our network, click on the apply button and we’ll contact you as soon as a relevant role is open!

Education Requirements

  • Degree in business, marketing or related field

Experience Requirements

  • Previous business development or sales experience within the renewable energy industry in South Africa
  • Track record of successful sales
  • Good understanding of the renewable energy space and the relevant technologies


  • Excellent business acumen and salesmanship
  • Sales king/queen
  • Superb interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • IT literate
  • Well organized
  • Willing to travel
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive and handle uncertainty
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure

Who Is AltGen?

We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability 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 recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen

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