Senior Carbon Consultant - Consultancy - Cape Town
Are you a highly professional Carbon Consultant? Do you have expert knowledge when it comes to energy efficiency, renewable technologies and carbon consultancy? This is your opportunity to be part of a leading carbon consultancy group in South Africa that has assisted over 3000 organisations in CO2 reduction. Use your professional contribute to accelerating a transition to Net Zero.
We are looking for someone who is qualified in the field of business and/or environmental sciences with 10+ years of carbon foot printing experience who has strong abilities when it comes to building a consultancy. You need to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you will be collaborating with various stakeholders, knowledge of various environmental risks and technological trends in the relevant markets, and exceptional analytical skills when it comes to interpreting data, writing and presenting reports, and market research.
This is your chance to join a diverse team of climate and sustainability specialists as you take charge of identifying business prospects and developing and presenting proposals and developing relationships with existing and potential clients. Responsibilities include developing and optimizing Net Zero strategies, assessing clients’ goals and limitations and assisting in implementing carbon and sustainability strategies, supporting new product innovations and rollouts, and collecting and analyzing relevant data for clients. You will need to constantly be researching trends and legislation, conduct baseline assessments, oversee GHG Inventory and calculations as well as engage with clients.
This is your chance to use your expert consultancy skills to have a positive impact on your local community. If you have been involved in any carbon, environmental or sustainability projects then be sure to include it in your application!
- Bachelor’s degree in Business or Environmental sciences
- At least 10+ years of experience in carbon footprinting and consulting
- Excellent knowledge of relevant carbon and sustainability trends and insights
- Ability to effectively negotiate and engage with clients
- Sound understanding of relevant carbon and climate legislation
- Knowledge of carbon accounting and carbon tax
- Ability to develop energy efficiency proposals and strategies
- Highly precise and investigative when it comes to analysing relevant reports and assessments
Responsibilities include identifying and developing business opportunities and proposals and developing relationships with existing and potential clients, optimizing Net Zero strategies, conductucting baseline assessments and assisting in implementing carbon and sustainability strategies.
- Meticulous and organised work ethic
- Highly computer literate
- Excellent written abilties
- Strong numerical and analytical 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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