Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for AltGen South Africa Recruitment 2023/2024.
AltGen is Africa’s energy recruitment leader. We are a renewable energy recruitment agency, driven by quality.
We are recruiting to fill the following position below:
Job Title: CDP / TCFD / ESG Strategy Consulting – Climate Consulting – Johannesburg
We are looking for a Sustainability Consultant with specific experience in CDP, TCFD, and/or ESG strategy development and reporting. This is where you come in – someone with a love for numbers, an analytical approach, and strong reporting skills. Read further to find out what this opportunity holds in store!
Our client is a consultancy specialising in assisting clients on their sustainability journey by enabling them to develop and implement tailor-made sustainability strategies and low-carbon projects. The environment is fast-paced and corporate, with clients from various industries within South Africa. Guided by the firm’s partners, you will have the opportunity to lead the further expansion of their climate disclosure service line.
As our ideal candidate, you MUST hold a master’s degree in a technical field (Climate Science, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering) and you have 2 to 4 years of experience with TCFD/ESG/CDP reporting and strategy development. Your experience must have been gained at a consultancy or through engagement in the manufacturing industry.
A robust understanding of climate change and sustainability is anticipated, coupled with demonstrated proficiency in assessing the project and organizational emissions of greenhouse gases. The preferred applicant is proactive, excels in cooperative environments, displays numerical aptitude, and can succinctly communicate conclusions and suggestions.
The chosen candidate will have a crucial part in providing climate disclosure solutions to clients in both public and private domains. This position is situated in the client’s swiftly growing division, where they aid clients in formulating and implementing sustainability tactics, supervising sustainability achievements, and funding initiatives targeted at lessening carbon impact. This will entail crafting proposals and collaborating with the team to execute projects. Whenever viable, you will integrate the client’s climate disclosure cloud solution into the value proposition that they present to clients.
The client cultivates a dynamic learning environment in which both responsibilities and compensation progress in alignment with your preparedness for advancement. The team comprises a diverse array of individuals with technical and economic backgrounds, dedicated to furnishing on-the-job mentorship and assistance. Transparent communication and a dedication to innovative methodologies that enhance value for both clients and the company are fundamental to their organizational culture.
With the increasing importance of sustainable practices and climate-friendly action, this opportunity offers you the chance to join a reputable firm driving the development of net-zero businesses and a more sustainable future. Apply now to start your journey!
Duties & Responsibilities
Lead climate disclosure processes for clients in the public and private sectors. Work with clients to craft and implement sustainability strategies and monitor and report strategy progress. Ensure the development of carbon-footprint reduction strategies and complete TCFD/CDP/ESG disclosure reports.
Desired Experience & Qualification
- A Masters (preferred) in a technical or economic discipline (Science, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Engineering)
- Minimum requirement: A bachelor’s degree in one of the above-mentioned disciplines
- 2 – 4 years of TCFD/ESG/CDP strategy development
- 2 – 4 years of experience in a corporate sustainability reporting environment
- Minimum 1 year carbon accounting experience
- TCFD/CDP/ESG Strategy Development
- Carbon accounting (Scope 1-3 and/or ISO 14064)
- Strong numerical and data management skills
- GHG Emission Assessments
Package & Remuneration
R 400K – R 600K CTC per annum