AltGen
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  • www.altgen.com
  • Published
    16 Nov 2022
    Location
    11 Bree Street, Cape town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Category
    Job Type
    Salary
    1020000.00
    Maximum Salary
    1020000.00
    Minimum Salary
    1000000.00
    Salary per month/ hour/ year
    YEARLY
    Currency
    ZAR
    Start Date
    ASAP
    Technology
    Clean Energy
    Industry
    Renewable Energy
    Region
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Kerryn Calitz

    Description

    Are you a motivated Project Developer with a passion for the green energy market and the great outdoors? This is your chance to join an ambitious group with nearly 50MW of green energy generation across Sub-Saharan Africa! This is a role that offers MASSIVE growth potential and a chance to explore untouched regions of Africa while you grow your career.

    You need to have a degree in engineering, environmental science, or international relations with at least 5 years of experience as a utility-scale solar PV developer. The ideal candidate needs to have strong reporting and project management skills, knowledge of a political environment, and experience in stakeholder management, IFC performance standards, and renewable energy project development lifecycles. Excellent networking and communication skills are a must, and the ability to speak French and/or Portuguese is highly beneficial!

    Key responsibilities include developing investment strategies that align with company policies and business plans, contracting and managing deal teams comprising of investment, environmental and social, technical, finance and legal professionals involved in development tasks, presenting proposals to new business and investment committees, and conducting due-diligence reviews of projects, including project-specific financial, technical, and E&S assessments, and capturing all relevant data to support financial modelling. You will need to manage relationships with co-developers, regulators, landowners, and other relevant stakeholders, negotiate contractual documents to reach financial close with private and government authorities, securing projects by way of exclusivity rights and coordinating feasibility studies and ESIA/RAP studies, and consult with the regional development manager, development director, and other management team members.

    If you’re eager to take your career to the next travel while getting the opportunity to travel across Africa then this is the perfect opportunity, apply now!

    P.S. Know of anyone with scarce skills? If you refer a candidate to us and they get placed in under 3 months, you could get paid R1000.00! Find out more here!

    Education Requirements

    • Degree in engineering, environmental science, or international relations

    Experience Requirements

    • 5+ years of experience as a utility-scale solar PV developer
    • Knowledge of a political environment
    • Experience in stakeholder management, IFC performance standards, and renewable energy project development lifecycles

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include liaising with the regional development manager, development director, and other management team members, developing investment strategies that align with company policies and business plans, presenting proposals to new business and investment committees, conducting due-diligence reviews of projects and capturing all relevant data to support financial modelling, managing relationships with relevant stakeholders, negotiating contractual documents to reach financial close with private and government authorities, and securing projects by way of exclusivity rights and coordinating feasibility studies and ESIA/RAP studies.

    Skills

    • Strong reporting and project management skills
    • Networking and communication skills
    • Ability to speak French and/or Portuguese a plus

    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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