AltGen Africa
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    13 February 2024
    15 Kloof Nek Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
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    BESS Hybrid
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    Renewable Energy
    Job Location Postal Code
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Nicholas Stembridge


    Have you ever wanted to be the Erin Brockovich of the renewable energy industry? What If I told you that you could make that dream a reality by acting as Senior Legal Manager for a groundbreaking BESS hybrid power plant?

    Our client, a gladiator in the world of renewable energy development and strategic investment, is looking for a Senior Legal Manager to provide crucial legal advice to the company’s various interdisciplinary teams.

    Your ability to enforce robust corporate governance across these teams would be crucial to your survival in this constantly changing landscape. You would be armed with experience in the management of FIDIC contracts and formation and implementation of several different types of project agreements. This long list includes but is not limited to; PPAs, IAs, EPCs, O&M, CTAs, and SHAs.

    If you can’t explain what these acronyms are and why they’re important to risk mitigation for a company in the renewable energy industry, then perhaps apply for a different position.

    The second crucial pillar of this role is negotiation and risk mitigation. Communicating legal guidelines and interpretations to contract administrators and technical specialists throughout the project lifestyle forms part of the foundation of this pillar. You would additionally need to ensure that all procedures related to environmental concerns, health & safety, and compliance standards are rigorously maintained.

    You would be our client’s big fish in the niche pond of renewables when it comes to negotiating with external project stakeholders, putting out contractual fires, and resolving adjudication claims.

    If you are ready to ensure that your team is one step ahead of the rest of the industry, apply now.

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    Education Requirements

    • Bcom Law, LLB, or other law degree

    Experience Requirements

    • Legal experience within project finance
    • 2+ years post-articles experience in renewable energy construction industry
    • Management of FIDIC contracts or similar


    This role calls for a candidate that would easily and expertly manage project agreements, ensure compliance, and oversee contractual procedures. Your responsibilities would include providing legal advice to project disciplines, ensuring compliance with various project agreements, and leading negotiations with external stakeholders.

    Additionally, the role involves executing contractual disputes, administering contracts, and managing change, risk, and claims. You would additionally be responsible for developing contracting strategies and engaging external legal counsel.


    • Embedded commercial & project finance knowledge within the renewable energy industry
    • Basic knowledge of engineering science & technology
    • Detail orientated and results-driven
    • Independent management style
    • Strong written & verbal communication capabilities

    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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