Are you an ambitious, results-oriented leader with a passion for the environment and a track record of success? Our client is looking for a senior leader to come aboard as their Campaign Director to help them achieve their goal of planting one billion trees in the next decade!
The person we’re looking for will be someone with a university degree in a relevant field along with 8+ years of professional experience in the clean energy space. You need to have strong experience with a track record of working with agroforestry systems and have previous management experience of high-level team members. We want someone who is a go-getter and will hit the ground running – this is proven by your track record of launching new investments and building successful partnerships. You should have a vision and the ability to identify opportunities as well as the right partners to take advantage of these opportunities. Your responsibilities will include liaising with leaders and teams across various markets to create and refine the strategy and vision for each company, overseeing the identification, piloting, and scaling of new investments to accelerate scale and deepen impact, supporting the company in growing and strengthening their network in agroforestry and the climate sector, and managing a global team of 3 – 4 strong deputies with specific areas of expertise.
This is an exciting role and one you don’t want to miss out on! If you meet the requirements and can see yourself excelling in this role, then apply now!
- Relevant degree
- 8+ years of professional experience
- Thorough experience with a track record of working in agroforestry systems
- Previous management experience of high level team members
- Track record of launching new investments and/or building successful partnerships
- Previous experience working with and sticking to budgets
Your responsibilities will include liaising with leaders and teams across various markets to create and refine the strategy and vision for each company, overseeing the identification, piloting, and scaling of new investments to accelerate scale and deepen impact, supporting the company in growing and strengthening their network in agroforestry and the climate sector, and managing a global team of 3 – 4 strong deputies with specific areas of expertise.
- Team player
- Ability to communicate with people at different levels – from rural farmers to high level executives
- Robust communication skills
- Results-driven and go-getter
- Vision and ability to find opportunities and the right partners to take advantage of those
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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