6 Dec 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
Market Related
Start Date
Clean Energy
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Khushboo Dabeesing


We have a fantastic opportunity for a French-speaking Business Developer to join our client’s team as their Senior BD Supervisor and take on the responsibility of growing the portfolio of hybrid and renewable energy projects to serve mining companies in Africa!

The ideal candidate for the role is a go-getter who will hit the ground running and excel at exploring clean hydrogen opportunities across the company’s portfolio of companies! You should have a degree in Engineering along with experience in the private sector, and have 6+ years of project development experience in the renewable energy space with a strong focus on hydrogen. Additionally, you’ll need demonstrable experience in delivering commercial and technical feasibility studies. You must have a good understanding of the clean energy space in Southern Africa in order to be considered for this role as well as a robust financial modelling/analysis experience. Our client is looking for someone who is results-driven and has a strong entrepreneurial spirit. As the Senior Business Development Supervisor, your primary responsibilities will be leading the company’s work in the field of clean hydrogen and delivering a feasibility study, leading the project team to develop the project further, and supporting the company’s efforts to grow its portfolio of hybrid and renewable energy projects.

This is a great career move with a company we’d highly recommend. If you are French-speaking and meet all the requirements, we would love to hear from you!

Education Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering

Experience Requirements

  • Engineering experience in the private sector
  • 6+ years of project development experience in the renewable energy space with a strong focus on hydrogen
  • Demonstratable experience in delivering commercial and technical feasibility studies
  • Good understanding of the clean energy space in Southern Africa
  • Robust financial modelling/analysis experience


Your responsibilities will include leading the company’s work in the clean hydrogen space, producing a detail project implementation strategy, providing support to the company’s efforts in growing its portfolio of hybrid and renewable energy projects which includes the new jurisdictions, and acquisitions of projects, and supporting the investment decision process by providing required inputs to the investment committee.


  • Fluency in French is non-negotiable!
  • IT proficient, especially with Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, informal environment
  • Results driven
  • Ability to work with people at all levels within an organisation
  • Robust management and organizational skills

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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