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 jobs@green-cape.co.za. 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.