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Below are some of the green economy-related job opportunities that we are aware of. Please note the disclaimer below. 

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If you are aware of any other green economy-related job opportunities,  please inform us so that we can include them here.

C40 Head of Analytics

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group has a new and exciting opportunity for a new “Head of Analytics” position which has recently opened up. The post will serve a strategic global role, and can be based in South Africa.

The link to the Job Listing is here: Head of Analytics, C40 – closing date for applications 12 July 2021.

 GreenCape Job Opportunity Green Economy Investment and Finance Liaison 

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GreenCape is recruiting a Green Economy Investment and Finance Liaison

The deadline for applications is the close of business, Friday, 4 December 2020. Interviews will be held from the week of 6 December onwards

Job Description

The Green Economy Investment and Finance Liaison will be responsible for meeting green economy investment targets. This will be a joint target for Wesgro and GreenCape (target for City of Cape Town).

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Input into green economy investment promotion strategy (GreenCape and Wesgro).
  • Trade and investment promotion for inbound and outbound Green Economy investment in the Western Cape (including trade delegations).
  • Manufacturing investment promotion.
  • Project delivery on an SMME response to COVID.
  • Maintenance of relationships, especially foreign government trade and investment officials.
  • Information management of green economy for both organisations (GreenCape and Wesgro).
  • Liaison with and communicate to the International Cleantech Cluster Network (ICN).
  • Local supplier development: Building sales pipelines for businesses; seeking business support.
  • Liaison with investors and other GreenTech clusters (e.g. the International Cleantech network).
  • Responsible for reaching Wesgro and GreenCape combined investment targets.
  • Acts as the channel through which investment value from all GreenCape work is realised.
  • Delivery on post-Covid projects.

Contract length and remuneration

This is a full-time contract position, until 31 March 2022. This contract will be renewed to a longer duration subject to GreenCape’s standard contracting conditions. Contract renewal will depend on performance and the HR requirements of the organisation at the time. There will be a three-month probation period for this position.

Remuneration will be market-related, with the 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. This successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible or taking their notice period into account.

Applications

Must include:

  • A well-written letter of motivation indicating what motivates the candidate to apply for the role:
    • What the candidate feels he/she brings to the role that would make him/her a preferred candidate;
    • An indication of current salary and salary expectations;
    • An indication of when the candidate would be available to commence work;
    • Please also note how the candidate became aware of the job opportunity.
  • A detailed CV;
  • Copies of academic transcripts;
  • Proof of eligibility to work in South Africa (copy of SA ID or work permit);
  • All applicants must complete the GreenCape online application form. You can complete the application form by accessing this link

Only candidates who are shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Candidates who have not heard from GreenCape by 31 December 2020 should consider their application unsuccessful. ‘

Note that GreenCape reserves the right to not appoint to positions or to change the role in response to applicant abilities and interests. Preference will be given to designated groups and people with disabilities. All appointments will be done in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan.

For more information on this job opportunity, download the full job description and advertisement here.

 Deputy Director: Green Economy (Energy)

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The Western Cape Government's Department of Economic Development and Tourism has opened applications for the following position:

Job Title: Deputy Director: Green Economy (Energy) (Closing date - 30 November 2020)

within the Chief Directorate: Green Economy

Ref No. WCG201026-1

The global energy transition from traditional energy approaches into new energy forms, from centralised to decentralised systems, from economies of scale to modular, from analogue to digital and from fossil fuel-intensive to renewable and lower-carbon sources presents unique challenges and opportunities for South Africa and the Western Cape. This entails taking a strategic approach towards a future energy system in the Western Cape that is a secure, sustainable, affordable, low carbon and inclusive. The Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, pro-active, suitably qualified and competent individual to join the Energy unit and the Green Economy sub-programme, to operate in this dynamic, exciting and fast-paced environment. The opportunity is to work as part of the team in coordinating and collaborating with partners to discover and develop opportunities and solutions to address both urgent short-term energy issues and long-term systemic energy issues towards a low carbon and energy resilient path for the Western Cape. This includes assistance with strategy development, stakeholder coordination and relationship management, conceptualisation and research, pre-project implementation and project management. Examples of current Energy unit projects include the Municipal Energy Resilience project, Liquified Natural Gas importation, accelerated uptake of Solar PV through innovative finance, regulation and technology adoption and energy sector and market development (e.g. Electric Vehicles and Green alternative fuels). This post is stationed in Cape Town

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Notes Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/ proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

https://www.westerncape.gov.za/

Closing date - 30 November 2020

Director: Green Programmes and Projects (within the Chief Directorate: Green Economy)

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The Western Cape Government's Department of Economic Development and Tourism has opened applications for the following position:

Job Title: Director: Green Programmes and Projects  (Closing date - 16 November 2020)

within the Chief Directorate: Green Economy

Ref No. WCG201007-1
 

The Western Cape Government is looking to employ an energetic, self-motivated individual to develop, implement and monitor programmes and projects that will facilitate growth within the Green Economy (with an initial focus on economic water resilience).

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1) Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. 2) All shortlisted candidates must make themselves available to be interviewed at a date, time and place as decided by the selection panel. 3) All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS Competency Assessment tools. 4) The nominated candidate will be required to complete the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme before they may be appointed into this post. The purpose of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme, which is a public service-specific training programme applicable to all applicants who aspire to join the SMS, is to ensure that potential SMS members have a background on processes and procedures linked to the SMS. The duration of the online Pre-Entry Programme is 120 notional hours (15 days). Full details may be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/ 5) Furthermore, thanks to the huge public interest we receive many applications for our positions, and as such will not be able to respond personally to all applications. Therefore, should you not hear from us within 10 weeks from close of this advert please consider your application unsuccessful.

https://www.westerncape.gov.za/

Closing date - 16 November 2020

 Assistant Director: Energy

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The Western Cape Government's Department of Economic Development and Tourism has opened applications for the following position:

Job Title: Assistant Director: Energy

in the Green Economy sub-programme

 Ref No. DEDAT 04/2020

The global energy transition from traditional energy approaches into new energy forms, from centralised to decentralised systems, from economies of scale to modular, from analogue to digital and from fossil fuel intensive to renewable and lower carbon sources presents unique challenges and opportunities for South Africa and the Western Cape. This entails taking a strategic approach towards a future energy system in the Western Cape that is a secure, sustainable, affordable, low carbon and inclusive.  The Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape  Government has an exciting employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to join the Energy unit and the Green Economy sub-programme, to operate in this dynamic, exciting and fast-paced environment. The opportunity is to work as part of the team in co-ordinating and collaborating with partners to discover and develop opportunities and solutions to address both urgent short-term energy issues and long-term systemic energy issues towards a low carbon and energy resilient path for the Western Cape. This includes assistance with strategy development, stakeholder coordination and relationship management, conceptualisation and research, pre-project implementation and project management. Examples of Energy unit projects include the Liquified Natural Gas importation, accelerated uptake of Solar PV through innovative finance, regulation and technology adoption and energy sector and market development

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Disclaimer for green economy-related job opportunities on this page

  • The information below is intended to assist private persons to access advertised green economy-related job opportunities. The organisations/ businesses offering these opportunities below have not been vetted or credited by the Western Cape Government. This is published for information purposes only and does not in any way represent or constitute an endorsement of any particular organisation/ business by the Western Cape Government.
  • The Western Cape Government cannot and does not warrant the accuracy of any information on these job opportunities.
  • The Western Cape Government shall not under any circumstances be liable for any inconvenience, losses and/ or damages suffered by any private person w that relies on the information provided on the job opportunities listed below.