Our client, who is a leader in global services for renewable energy, is looking for a Senior Consultant to join their team. To secure your chance of being their next team member, you’ll need a passion for renewable energy as well as experience in supporting projects, composing proposals, and being the first point of contact for clients!
As a Senior Consultant, you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering coupled with 6+ years of project management or engineering experience with solar PV, energy storage, project development, and mergers and acquisitions. Your experience as a Lenders Technical Advisor and Owners Engineer is what will help your application stand out from the rest! To ensure your success in this opportunity, it is vital that staying within budget and ensuring deliverables meet deadlines is something you can do in your sleep. This role requires you to be highly motivated and have outstanding people skills in order to manage client communications. Your day-to-day responsibilities include overseeing and allocating resources as well as individuals to ensure project outputs are delivered in time and within budget, preparing reports while ensuring the standards of work exceeds client’s expectations, and creating proposals which include the scope of work, budget, and completion schedule inline with client expectations. You will need to flexible and enjoy traveling as you will spend 25% of your time traveling to the EMEA region.
If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the perfect fit for this role, we would love to hear from you!
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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B.Eng in relevant field
6+ years project management experience within the renewable energy industry
Previous experience as an LTA or OE
Proven work experience within South Africa and with REIPPP
Thorough understanding of the DD process
Good knowledge of energy storage dispatch strategies and markets
Your responsibilities include being the lead in communications with clients, overseeing and planning resources to ensure outputs are produced on time, on target and on budget, make sure best practices are carried out, and carry out site visits to ensure project progress is on track.
Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills – additional languages are beneficial
Ability to travel – this will take up 25% of your time
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Proficiency with modelling tools such as PV Syst, Homer