AltGen
Published
4 Apr 2022
Location
Johannesburg, South Africa
Category
Job Type
Salary
R500K - R1M CTC per annum
Start Date
ASAP
Technology
Sustainability
Industry
ESG
Region
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Robert Slater
State/Province
Gauteng

Description

IFC Performance Standards, TCFDs, Equator Principles, GRI, UNEP FI Principles, SDGs, SA Green Finance Taxonomy, EU Sustainability Finance Taxonomy, ICMA Principles, 2X Challenge, SASB – are we speaking your language?

We are on the hunt for someone exceptional, a bit of a unicorn… are you the ESG Strategy & Systems Specialist we are looking for? We have a brilliant opportunity for a strategically minded ESG wizz to provide unparalleled value to the emerging market projects of our client. They have worked on some of the most exciting and largest projects across the globe (infrastructure, telecoms, cleantech etc.), assisting funders, donors and investors to make meaningful investments. In essence, you will be the expert that enables key stakeholders to action on high-level decisions that make a real difference to the planet, and people’s lives. If you are the person we are looking for, you will have 6+ years of consulting experience, and more specifically – 3+ years of experience directly in the finance space. If you are the ideal candidate for this opportunity, you will find yourself developing and implementing strategy, policy and frameworks that speak to the client’s FI management systems, capacity building and training objectives. You will be a pro when it comes to due diligence and performance monitoring, management, and reporting of the ESG strategies. Your communication skills will be excellent as you find yourself engaging with a variety of stakeholders and leading a junior team under you.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on people and the planet all the while working with some of the largest players (globally) in the finance space, this is your chance to work with a highly reputable brand that is set to rapidly grow its market share in the ESG advisory space.

Education Requirements

  • Masters degree and/or qualifications in the fields of science, business and or economics

Experience Requirements

  • 6+ years of consulting experience
  • 3+ years of experience directly in the finance space
  • Proven experience using ESG standards including; IFC Performance Standards, TCFDs, Equator Principles, GRI, UNEP FI Principles, SDGs, SA Green Finance Taxonomy, EU Sustainability Finance Taxonomy, ICMA Principles, 2X Challenge, SASB
  • Proven expertise in developing and implementing FI Management systems

Skills

  • 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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