9 Jan 2022
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type
Market Related
Start Date
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Robert Slater
Western Cape


We are looking for an ESG Consultant who knows their way around international standards and guidelines and has a robust working knowledge of best practice sustainability standards and framework… does this sound like you?

If you’re the right person for the job, you will have a degree in Environmental Sciences or similar along with at least 8 years of experience in a similar role. Through this, you will also be experienced in conducting ESDDs, risk assessments and ESMS development. You’re someone with a passion and a drive to further the sustainability agenda and you have exceptional communication and people skills. It’s important that you have the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships as you will be liaising with clients and needing to gain their trust.

Our client is a leading ESG advisor, so this is not an opportunity you want to miss. If you meet all the requirements and want to take the next step in your career, then apply now!

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or similar

Experience Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with International standards and guidelines such as IFC Performance Standards, World Banks EHS guidelines, UNPRI
  • Previous experience conducting ESDDs, risk assessments and ESMS development
  • Previous project management experience
  • Robust working knowledge of best practice sustainability standards and frameworks


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Robust project management skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • IT literate, especially with MS Office

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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