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At Emergent Energy, we believe that the modern workplace – much like the energy sector – has fundamentally changed. As such, we place high value in people who are innovative, proactive, and undaunted by the challenges of dealing with new technologies and unpredictable markets.

 

While we have no current openings, we always like to hear from people who meet the above criteria. We also occasionally employ engineering interns. Please contact us if you would like to find out more about career prospects at Emergent Energy.

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Project / Site Manager:

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in
  • project management
  • is a minimum

Qualifications:

  • Minimum BTech Engineering or similar degree required

Role Description

Ensure Project Management activities for Solar PV projects installation. Contribute to all other key processes linked with delivery including sales, supply chain management and O&M.

Emergent Energy is looking for one permanent staff member to be located in Cape Town or Johannesburg. She/he will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Subcontractor management
  • Lead on project planning
  • Participate in procurement
  • Financial management
  • Manage on-site project delivery activities
  • Ensure communication with suppliers, clients and other stakeholders
  • Assist in improving Supply Chain Management
  • Lead Quality Control and de-snagging effort
  • Supervise on site technicians during O&M activities
  • Contribute to sales support thanks to design work and business development initiatives
  • Uphold and promote company values 

 

Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Hands on, and willing to work at all levels
  • Business acumen and strong client focus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex technical and financial setups
  • Interested by the energy sector and the green technologies
  • Use of personal car preferable (for external meetings - costs to be reimbursed)

 

Date Required

ASAP

 

Salary (Total Cost to Company/Total package)

To be adjusted depending on qualifications, skills and experience. Great potential to grow with the company and be incentivised on company’s results as well as access to management positions.

 

Additional Company Information

Emergent Energy is one of the leading system integrators of solar PV systems in South Africa. The company also distributes niche products such as high efficiency heat pumps and install met masts in Southern Africa.

Emergent Energy is an entrepreneurial company backed by large shareholders, namely Saratoga Private Equity and Sekunjalo. The company operates from two offices, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

 

Contact person: Robert Timmis, COO, robert@emergy.co.za  / http://www.emergy.co.za

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Business Development Manager:

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in
  • engineering/sales
  • is a minimum

Qualifications:

  • University degree required
  • Engineering or Commerce

Role Description

Lead business development (renewable energy/solar PV systems) through multiple types of initiatives from networking with partners/suppliers to direct prospection with clients. Coordinate sales effort with other team members’ contributing to grow the company’s pipeline and convert leads into projects. Project Management could also be part of the job description depending on candidates’ profiles.

Emergent Energy is looking for one permanent staff member to be located in Cape Town or Johannesburg.
She/he will report to the Managing Director. Travelling could be more than 25% from time to time.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead generation
  • Sales process
  • Client satisfaction management
  • Project Management
  • Develop new offers (distribution agreement, franchise…)

 

Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Hands on, and willing to work at all levels
  • Business acumen and strong client focus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex technical and financial setups
  • Interested by the energy sector and the green technologies
  • Use of personal car preferable (for external meetings - costs to be reimbursed)

 

Date Required

ASAP

 

Salary (Total Cost to Company/Total package)

To be adjusted depending on qualifications, skills and experience. Great potential to grow with the company and be incentivised on company’s results as well as access to management positions.

 

Additional Company Information

Emergent Energy is one of the leading system integrators of solar PV systems in South Africa. We have developed unique financing mechanisms and partnerships to allow us offering exciting solutions to a wide range of commercial, industrial and agricultural clients.

Emergent Energy is an entrepreneurial company backed by large shareholders, namely Saratoga Private Equity and Sekunjalo. The company operates from two offices, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

 

Contact person: Yoann JOYEUX, Managing Director, Yoann@emergy.co.za / http://www.emergy.co.za

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