AltGen Africa
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    23 October 2023
    A15 Westlake Dr, Westlake, Cape Town, 7945, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Renewable Energy & Sustainability
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    Renewable Energy & Sustainability
    Job Location Postal Code
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Lezane Rossouw


    Are you a goal-driven, process-oriented professional with at least 2 years of experience in sales or recruitment? Are you armed with a prestigious degree and thrive in a high-paced, results-oriented environment? Does the prospect of working in cleantech, sustainability, or renewable energy ignite your passion?

    If you're nodding along, we've got an exciting proposition for you. AltGen is on the lookout for a Recruitment Consultant who's ready to join our dynamic team of visionaries, where we're all about making a meaningful impact!

    About Us:

    At AltGen, we're not just a recruitment agency; we're a force of change. Our reputation for excellence in talent acquisition stems from our unwavering commitment to growth, innovation, and collaboration. As a Recruitment Consultant with AltGen, you'll have the privilege of working with top-tier clients and candidates, shaping careers, and contributing to a sustainable future.

    What We're Seeking:

    We're on the hunt for a Recruitment Consultant who embodies our energy, shares our values, and has a genuine passion for both people and the planet. We need a forward-thinker with exceptional communication skills—someone who constantly strives for excellence. Proficiency in MS Office systems and a deep understanding of the recruitment process are absolute must-haves.

    Your Mission:

    As a Recruitment Consultant at AltGen, your primary mission is to source and connect exceptional candidates with our clients' job mandates. This involves utilizing various communication channels to engage candidates and build a robust network. Meeting and surpassing key performance indicators and targets is paramount. Additionally, you'll be responsible for meticulously tracking candidate and client interactions on our advanced ATS system, managing the entire end-to-end recruitment process, conducting screening calls, polishing candidate CVs, orchestrating interviews, and handling all placement administration.

    Why Choose AltGen:

    When you join AltGen, you're choosing excellence, growth, and a team of industry experts who'll empower you to become the best in the business. We're dedicated to providing top-notch training and resources, fostering a culture of collaboration, transparency, and adaptability. Our benefits package includes:

    • Comprehensive training and induction program
    • Continuous focus on your personal and professional growth
    • Regular team-building activities to keep the camaraderie alive
    • Opportunities for on-site client visits to gain real industry insights
    • A competitive base salary with lucrative commission structures
    • Birthday leave because you deserve a day off on your special day
    • A hybrid work environment (based on seniority and role)

    While this role is commercially driven, AltGen's core values are centred around people and the planet. We're committed to making a positive impact, and achieving net-zero through our projects and people. Your commission-based earnings should, at a minimum, match or double your annual base salary.

    If this opportunity resonates with your aspirations and values, don't hesitate—apply now and embark on an exciting journey with AltGen! Your potential awaits.

    Education Requirements

    • Degree in any field at a reputable institution is vital

    Experience Requirements

    • 2-5 years of experience, preferably in recruitment or a fast-paced sales environment
    • Renewable energy recruitment and/or industry experience will be an excellent benefit
    • A proven track record of meeting deadlines and delivering on work mandates is essential
    • Ability to perform under pressure
    • Excellent candidate sourcing and networking capabilities
    • Ability to engage with clients and understand their needs
    • Experience in the use of recruitment ATS systems, as well as sourcing tools such as LinkedIn and Pnet
    • Excellent eye for detail


    As a Recruitment Consultant, your responsibilities will involve utilizing relevant tools to source the best candidates whenever client job mandates are received. You will be responsible for interacting with prospective candidates through various communication methods, managing the recruitment process, and keeping track of all interactions on the company's ATS system. Additionally, you will be responsible for formatting CVs, scheduling interviews, and processing all placement information. Your role will also entail building a quality network to leverage from and cultivating valuable client relationships.


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • Output-driven in your approach and determined in character
    • Energetic and ambitious team player
    • Strong reporting and presentation skills
    • High emotional intelligence and collaborative skills

    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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