AltGen Africa
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    30 January 2024
    236 Long Street, City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Renewable Energy
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    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Naydene Varnicker


    Our client is on the lookout for an experienced Expert Analyst to join their team and their pursuits in the development of a sustainable economy – characterised by reduced carbon emissions, efficient resource utilisation, and social inclusivity. Their work is largely marked by connecting Green Tech businesses and Green-focused investors in the pursuit of developing the Renewable Energy Industry.

    As the Expert Analyst, your role will focus on enhancing our client’s technical proficiency within the African Energy Sector. This influential position offers a unique opportunity to shape the trajectory of South Africa's energy landscape, contributing to its future direction and development.

    In this role, you would be required to critically analyse investment opportunities, aligning them with potential funding sources in the private and public sectors. You would be responsible for assisting the team in enhancing the business's resource efficiency and advancing market opportunities through the creation of viable business cases for investment.

    You would play a crucial role in shaping the sector strategy by offering valuable insights and by providing expert input into daily strategic decision-making in support of management. Your role will heavily involve engaging with stakeholders, with a greater emphasis on cultivating and sustaining these relationships throughout the entire value chain.

    Furthermore, in the role of an expert analyst, an existing network of key stakeholders in the energy sector is crucial, and will be instrumental in identifying opportunities, breaking barriers to investments, and contributing to the overall success of the your  projects and initiatives.

    If you are an analytical, data-driven and strategic thinker and believe that you can excel in this role, then we encourage you to apply now!

    Please note that this job is contract based and includes contribution towards medical benefits.

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    Education Requirements

    • Postgraduate degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance or Resource Management (Masters is preferred).

    Experience Requirements

    • 5 years’ relevant experience in the engineering, economics, finance or resource management fields.
    • The ideal candidate should have an existing network within the Energy sector.
    • A proven track record in leading projects in the energy sector with experience in formulating and directing the team in achieving results.
    • A proven track record of converting opportunities into funded projects.


    As an Expert Analyst , your responsibilities would include serving as a technical lead, supporting team efforts to enhance resource efficiency in African businesses and government.  You would be expected to ensure the quality of program deliverables, with a specific emphasis on technical aspects and would need to demonstrate effective project management skills by overseeing both internal and external projects along with available resources.  This role will also include a mentorship aspect, andyou would have the responsibility of coaching junior staff in your team.

    Your main duty will involve identifying and endorsing diverse funding opportunities for the identification of new business opportunities and areas.


    • Have strong communication skills (written and verbal)
    • The confidence in both formal and informal public speaking engagements.
    • You must have the skill in adeptly establishing and cultivating effective, professional relationships with various stakeholders, encompassing businesses, funders, and government entities.
    • You should possess good problem solving skills
    • A proactive approach to project initiatives
    • Strong analytical skills
    • In Addition to English, fluency in Afrikaans, isiXhosa or isiZulu would be advantageous

    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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