AltGen
Published
12 Jan 2022
Location
Cape Town/Johannesburg, South Africa
Category
Job Type
Salary
Market Related
Start Date
ASAP
Industry
Sustainability
Region
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Robert Slater
State/Province
Western Cape/Gauteng

Description

Are you a Project Manager who has a robust knowledge of EIA/ESIA processes and IFC Performance Standards? Do you have 11+ years of international environmental consultancy experience? If you’ve said yes to both these things, we may have a great opportunity for you!

Our client is looking for someone like you to join their team to support the growth of the company within Africa as well as globally through identifying key strategic issues and opportunities that will aid the growth of the company’s business. If you are the right person, you will have a BSc Honours or Master’s degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences along with proven experience working on projects outside of South Africa, in Africa, within the mining and/or oil and gas industry. You’re someone who can understand the needs of the client’s within these industries and use this in the context of national regulations and international finance requirements to help guide the client and project team. With your exceptional interpersonal skills, you can easily build and maintain relationships with clients which will result in repeat business for your company. You are enthusiastic, results-driven and are a natural leader who can motivate their team to ensure client expectations are met and exceeded. As the ESIA Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for overseeing large EIA/ESIA projects, resource allocation, liaising with clients and stakeholders, overseeing quality assurance and client feedback, ensuring budgetary, quality, safety and deadlines are met while exceeding client expectations.

This will be a fantastic milestone in your career, so you don’t want to pass up on this opportunity! If you’re as excited about this role as we are, then don’t hesitate to apply now and let us know what makes you the person our client needs!

Education Requirements

  • BSc Honours or Masters degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences

Experience Requirements

  • 11+ years of international environmental consultancy experience
  • Previous experience working on projects outside of South Africa but within Africa is a must!
  • Demonstratable experience in understanding a client’s needs in the oil and gas and/or mining industries
  • Good knowledge of the EIA/ESIA process, Equator Principles, and IFC Performance Standards

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include overseeing large EIA/ESIA projects, resource allocation, liaising with clients and stakeholders, overseeing quality assurance and client feedback, ensuring budgetary, quality, safety and deadlines are met while exceeding client expectations.

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build long-lasting, trusting relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients with the aim of repeat business
  • Ability to proactively oversee large EIA/ESIA projects
  • Results-driven
  • Robust leadership skills
  • People-oriented

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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