AltGen Africa
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    14 May 2024
    110 Eastbourne Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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    Solar PV
    Renewable Energy
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    Renate Van Rooyen


    Calling all Legal Counsels looking to get their foot in the renewable energy industry door! Are you the perfect potjie-pot of legal acumen and business strategy? Do you have a passion for the renewable energy industry?

    We’re looking for a Legal Counsel with 3-4 years of experience in a legal role to join our client in Midrand. You would be responsible for overseeing all legal matters crucial to our client’s success.

    As our ideal candidate, you have experience in the development and management of legal frameworks and policies, and contract negotiation. Additionally, enforcing various relevant regulatory standards is right up your alley.

    This is an incredibly unique opportunity for you as up and coming Legal Counsel to make your start in the energy industry. Apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • LLB or equivalent
    • Admitted attorney or advocate of the High Court of SA

    Experience Requirements

    • 3 – 4 years experience in a legal role
    • Embedded knowledge of current standards and regulations within the energy sector


    • Develop and maintain comprehensive legal strategies aligned with our client’s business objectives and practices
    • Update and manage all contractual templates to ensure current and legally sound documents.
    • Provide sound legal advice to our client’s team members as needed
    • Oversee contract negotiations for clients and site contractors, ensuring favourable terms and legal compliance
    • Draft, review, and approve all contractual correspondence and formal company communications
    • Manage compliance with the Companies Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other relevant regulations
    • Perform company secretarial duties and manage all CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission) documentation
    • Lead the resolution of legal disputes and review past contracts
    • Prepare and submit legal reviews and documentation for tenders
    • Ensure compliance with legal obligations under the Companies Act
    • Compile and maintain a regulatory universe for our client’s compliance
    • Be an active participant in developing and executing our client’s overall business strategy
    • Build and lead an effective and results-driven Legal team


    • Highly organised
    • Strong delivery management skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
    • Able to work in a collaborative team environment

    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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