AltGen Africa
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    13 February 2024
    52 Thigiri Ridge Road, Nairobi, South Africa
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    Lebohang Nkupane


    What if we told you that we are building a highly specialised team of renewable energy experts in East Africa, and we want you to be our Legal Associate?  

    Crucial to keeping any business running successfully, is someone who understands the laws and procedures of the industry. Our client, a high-stakes player in the clean energy projects and emerging markets in the renewable energy industry, is looking for a Legal Associate with experience in the Kenyan market to join their team.

    Are you comfortable with administration? If you’re not and you were thinking of applying, then stop right here.

    As Legal Associate to our client, you would be responsible for structuring and drafting MOU’s. negotiating shareholder and project agreements, transaction management, NDAs, EPC contracts, O&M agreements, amongst others.

    Experience in the renewable energy industry, corporate finance and the C&I landscape is a must-have as you will be on call to assist the finance team in various negotiations, the drafting of official documentation, and managing the financial closure of projects. The safe and successful flow of information and documentation between our client’s national and international teams and stakeholders will be in your hands.

    You would additionally be responsible for the general day-to-day governance of the company. This may include the preparation, planning, and scheduling of any and all meetings, and agendas. Ensuring the implementation of any and all policies and procedures related to mitigating the risk of bribery, corruption, tax evasion, and money laundering will also fall into your realm of responsibility.

    Tell us why you think you’re the right fit for our dream team. Apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • LLB or law degree in other field from reputable institution
    • Corporate secretarial qualification would be advantageous

    Experience Requirements

    • 3+ years of in-house legal experience post-qualification
    • Experience in corporate, commercial, M&A or project finance, paired with experience in the renewable energy industry
    • PPA Negotiation experience


    Your responsibilities as Legal Associate to our client will include structuring and drafting MOUs, negotiating agreements, and managing transactions. Your expertise in corporate finance and C&I landscape is crucial for assisting the finance team in negotiations and project closures. Finally, you will ensure seamless communication between national and international teams, handling governance tasks and implementing risk mitigation policies.


    • Highly proficient in the drafting of legal documents
    • Strong organisational and interpersonal capabilities

    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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