4 Apr 2022
Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
R600K - R1.1M CTC per annum
Start Date
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Robert Slater


Do you want to work with a boutique ESG Advisory firm that has built a name for itself by providing unprecedented impact strategy and guidance on some of the major projects in the cleantech, Agri and infrastructure environments for the likes of major DFI’s investors and private equity firms? Do you want to join a team that is driven to make a difference across emerging markets, is tight-knit and entrepreneurial in nature yet has a major global footprint? This is your chance.

Our client is looking for an ESG expert to join their team and add value to their existing and upcoming projects, in fact, this person will find themselves playing a pivotal role in aiding their clients to effectively submerge themselves in adopting more effective ESG strategies and help these major brands to understand the metrics for measuring this success.

The ideal person for once in a lifetime opportunity will have 6+ years of practical experience in ESG strategy and reporting, ideally, have a masters in relevant tertiary degree and know the ins and outs of various sustainability standards and reporting, including, GRI, SASB, SDG’s, IIRC etc. We are looking for someone with hands-on experience in ESG reporting gap reviews and benchmarking, materiality assessments and integrated report content development.

This role offers the perfect candidate the opportunity to assist in driving the growth of the ESG Strategy and Reporting division, using their deep understanding and practical expertise to drive new market growth for the firm. We are looking for a leader, someone who is not only exceptional at high-level stakeholder engagements but also able to mentor and coach their team, ensuring that their understudies strive for success. If this sounds like the perfect career move for you, then APPLY NOW!

(Please note this position is also available for candidates who prefer to be based in Cape Town). 

Education Requirements

  • Masters Engineering, Sciences, or Commercial related fields of study

Experience Requirements

  • 6+ years of practical experience in ESG strategy and reporting
  • Proven experience in various sustainability standards and reporting, such as; GRI, SASB, SDG’s, IIRC  etc


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Robust staff management and stakeholder management skills
  • Brilliant 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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