Please note: You must have ESG experience in order to apply.
Are you an ESG Manager looking for your next exciting challenge? How would you like to join a team of people who are a leading developer of utility-scale renewable energy power plants? If you have the ability to integrate ESG policies and standards across the project lifecycle, then this could be for you!
This is your chance to lead an ESG team and provide expert advice while carrying out the SHEQ strategy in relation to development, construction and operation of our client’s projects. To be successful in your application, you will need a degree in Environment, Health and Safety or Social field paired with 9+ years of experience in carrying out environmental and social standards in construction and operations. You will also need previous experience in measuring and reporting on social and environmental impacts of projects as well as applying ESG in asset management, operations and construction. To make your application stand out even more, it is beneficial if you have experience in measuring and reporting on the social and environmental impacts of projects. You have a thorough knowledge of ISO standards and will succeed in implementing ISO 14001, 45001 and 9001. You are someone who can work well under pressure, takes initiative and has the ability to see the bigger picture in ensure objectives are reached. Meeting deadlines is no challenge for you and you enjoy working within a team. As the ESG Manager, you will find yourself responsible for creating operations administration support standards, conducting risk assessments and incident investigations, ensuring continually improvement of the Enterprise Risk Management System, identify ESG best practices, and ensure compliance with shareholder, lender and DMRE requirements.
This is your chance to work within a growing market in a fast-paced industry for an employer we definitely recommend! If you think you are the right person for the role, we would love to hear from you!
Degree in Environment, Health and Safety or Social field
- 9+ years of experience in carrying out environmental and social standards in construction and operations
- Previous experience applying IFC Performance Standards is beneficial
- Previous experience measuring and reporting on social and environmental impacts of projects
- Experience in applying ESG in asset management, operations and / or construction
- Thorough knowledge of and experience in implementing ISO standards
Your responsibilities will include creating market specific SHEQ strategies and agendas for South African projects, develop ESG best practices, carry out ISO 14001, 45001 and 9001, oversee ESG reporting requirements inline with project stakeholder and company requirements, and create operations administration support standards.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
- Strong project management skills
- Ability to manage internal and external resources
- Thrive under pressure
- Proactive with ability to meet deadlines
- Eagle eye for precision
- Well organised
- IT literate, with ability to use MS Office and MS Project
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
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