Deputy Head of Project Development

Cape Town
Full- time
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AltGen has an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Head of Project Development to join a team of leaders in the renewable energy industry! If you have 3+ years of experience in South Africa’s Renewable Energy project development sector, then keep reading!

To be the right fit for this role, you will need a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – with a Master’s in Engineering being beneficial! It is vital that you are someone with robust knowledge of project and corporate finance concepts as well as a strong commercial mindset! Your ability to effectively spread yourself amongst multiple projects will be proven essential when needing to effectively manage various projects to ensure all deadline and budget demands are met. Your tight network within South Africa’s renewable energy sector will add to your success in this role. As the Deputy Head of Project Development, you will need to have a thorough understanding of the renewable energy sector, KPIs, its drivers and decision processes. In this role, your responsibilities will include supporting the HOD with managing the department, supporting department members with contract negotiations for various opportunities, consolidating PD and BD activities, and managing the structuring of transactions while working closely with various project team members. Additionally, you will be required to travel to project sites in Africa, as well as travel internationally to the company’s headquarters when required.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to successfully carry out this role, then they want to hear from you to find out what makes you the perfect candidate!

Additional Information

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Master’s in Engineering is beneficial

3+ years experience within South Africa’s Renewable Energy Project Development sector
Financial modelling experience is beneficial
Proven track record in the closure of Project Sales Agreements
Previous experience managing large technical teams
Good knowledge of Project and Corporate Finance concepts
Robust understanding of the renewable energy industry