AltGen Africa
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    19 March 2024
    47 Upper Pepper Street, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Renewable Energy
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    Renewable Energy
    Job Location Postal Code
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Eniele Roux


    Are you a postgraduate engineering academic looking for a change of scenery? We are looking for someone with a research-style sledgehammer to help our client break down barriers in the green economy.

    Our client is a non-profit organisation that has their sight set on unlocking opportunities in green technologies both within South Africa, and internationally. They are looking for an Energy Analyst, a technical lead that will support their existing team in increasing the resource efficiency of their business in South Africa.

    Experience in energy modelling and a Masters degree is crucial to being successful in this role.

    You have a master’s in engineering, economics, finance, or resource management, and extensive project management experience, as well as a successful track record of securing repeat funding. Having successfully converted opportunities into funded projects within the South African renewable energy industry, you have an existing network of private and public stakeholders.

    Join our client in this continuously changing landscape of renewable energy and take your chance to be a part of the solution to South Africa’s energy crisis. You would be exposed to a broad range of energy projects in various fields such as energy efficiency, smart grids, and electric vehicles.

    If you are passionate about South African renewable energy, apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • Master’s in engineering, economics, finance, or resource management

    Experience Requirements

    • 5+ years experience in a business development role in the renewable energy sector
    • Embedded knowledge of green technologies and/or business development
    • Established network with the energy sector
    • Successful track record of converting opportunities into funded projects
    • Experience in implementation in developing RE projects


    This role focuses on developing our client’s technical expertise in the African Energy Sector, providing the opportunity to influence South Africa's energy future. As an Energy Analyst, you would lead technical aspects, support efforts to enhance resource efficiency for businesses and governments in Africa and engage stakeholders to drive sector growth. You would also promote market opportunities through viable business case development, critically analyse investment opportunities, and cultivate relationships with funders.

    In Project Delivery, Support & Reporting, you would contribute to sector strategy, provide rapid expert input for strategic decision-making, and manage projects and resources, ensuring achievement of milestones. Additionally, you would coach and mentor junior staff and ensure quality control on deliverables. Stakeholder Engagements would involve building and maintaining key relationships, identifying investment opportunities, providing market insights, and engaging stakeholders to improve energy resilience. You would also participate in industry events, identify funding opportunities, and generate networks to easily obtain key market insights.


    • Can easily identify, understand, and define interventions to drive and grow markets
    • Excellent problem-solving ability
    • Energy modelling skills
    • Strong interpersonal relationship skills

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, 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 renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

    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 | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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