Job Advert - Technical Advisor: Energy under the South African – German Energy Programme – Capacities for an Energy Transition (SAGEN - CET) project

SAGEN is looking to fill a Technical Advisor: Energy SAGEN is looking to fill a Technical Advisor: Energy position to manage the implementation of its “Capacity Building and Technology Innovation” activities. 

The successful applicant will combine technical strength with a strong track record of project coordination in agile and partner-oriented environments. Joining the GIZ-SAGEN team in the Pretoria office, you will:

  • Play a key role in analysing partner needs in the context of the South African energy transition and, on that basis, shape the direction of the SAGEN programme and conceptualize SAGEN’s “Capacity Building and Technology Innovation” activities;
  • Together with South African universities or training institutions, support conceptualizing and implementing modular training courses as part of continuous professional development on “Energy Policy and Regulation” and “Power System Planning and Operation” and “Green Hydrogen / PtX”
  • Support the design and implementation of SAGEN activities related to the piloting of technology innovations that promote a sustainable electricity industry, in close collaboration with research institutions and/or the private sector.
  • Build and maintain partnerships with key international and local stakeholders.

You will work in a dynamic and supportive environment. You will enjoy autonomy and the opportunity to further grow into an expert on energy transition issues.

Download full Job Description below.  Applicants ONLY submit your application to: recruit-pretoria@giz.de.

Closing date for applications: 17 September 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed.
Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered!