GreenCape is recruiting a Sustainable Mobility and Energy Storage Sector Desk Analyst
  Mar 20, 2020     News, Careers, general, energy, Cape Town, opportunity, vacancy, green economy

GreenCape is recruiting a Sustainable Mobility and Energy Storage Sector Desk Analyst

Job Description

Responsibilities will include:

Market research and data collection

  • Meticulous data management.
  • Develop relationships to access data resources.

Market Intelligence Report

  • Effective report writing.
  • Quantitative and qualitative data collection and collation.
  • Ability to engage with industry (networking).
  • Understanding Sustainable Mobility and Energy Storage market.
  • Analyse and develop market opportunities.
  • Understand renewable energy policy in South Africa.

Support energy projects

  • Contribute and brainstorm rules, regulations and standards in the sector of South Africa.
  • Develop framework and implementation guidelines relevant to the sector.

Develop market opportunities to develop business cases

  • Critically analyse opportunities for GreenCape and match with potential and existing funding base – private and public sector.

Job Requirements

A successful candidate for the position of Sustainable Mobility and Energy Storage Sector Desk Analyst will:

  • Through a combination of studies (preferably at a postgraduate level in engineering, economics, finance or environmental sciences) and/ or relevant work experience, have acquired knowledge and experience of the energy sector, business development and/or green technologies;
  • Be able to confidently initiate and foster productive, professional relationships with a large variety of stakeholders, including business, investors and government;
  • Have the ability to work as an individual as well as in a team;
  • Have strong communication skills (written and verbal), with confidence in both formal and informal public speaking engagements;
  • Possess problem solving skills, and an ability to identify, understand and quantify the viability and size of energy sector opportunities and
  • Have an existing understanding of related technologies.
  • Possess a valid SA driver’s licence

Contract length and remuneration

The position is available initially as a contract until 31 March 2021. The contract will then be converted to a 3-year contract subject to performance and the availability of funding for ongoing or related work.

Remuneration will be between market-related, with recognition that GreenCape is a not-for-profit organisation. Medical aid is offered as an employee benefit (subject to some conditions). Offers made will take qualifications, experience and level of responsibility into account. Employment equity will be a consideration in the selection of candidates.

Application details

Applications and queries can be submitted via email to the Energy Programme Manager at The deadline for applications is close of business Thursday 2 April 2020. Interviews will be held in April 2020 (these may be conducted remotely).

Download the full job description here.