The Department is regularly contacted by companies that have jobs available in the renewable energy field. In order to help you find your dream job, we are listing them here according to the date they were received. For more information about advertised positions please contact the company directly.

Companies with jobs available are welcome to send an advertisement to Ms Nawaal Jacobs at crses@sun.ac.za. It will be made available on this site.


Links to Sustainability Careers:


GreenCape - Senior Energy Analyst

The GreenCape Energy Program is active throughout South Africa with a focus on both supply and demand aspects of the South African Energy Market. The program’s goal is to increase job creation and investment into green technology and services that support the energy sector. GreenCape would like to appoint an Electrical Engineer (but not limited to) to their Energy team. The Engineer will be exposed to a wide range of projects in the energy field, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and smart grids. This role aims to provide technical skills to the energy team. The candidate must have a passion for the South African renewable energy market and be interested in travelling around South Africa.

Detailed instructions on eligibility and application: https://www.greencape.co.za/content/greencape-is-recruiting-a-senior-energy-analyst/

Power for All - Research Manager

Research Managers help facilitate the production of highquality, ready-to-share research content. The Research Manager will be directly involved in the collection of data, analyzing data according to specific campaign themes, and will produce multiple rigorous, high caliber content products directly for dissemination and communication with broad audiences. This position is an applied way to learn about current distributed renewable energy sector development. Research Managers report to Power for All’s Research Director.

Detailed job description: Research Manager
Details on eligibility and application: https://www.powerforall.org/

WWF - Research and Target Analyst

WWF-SA is looking for a Science Based Targets: Research and Target Analyst to champion science-based target-setting by businesses as a powerful way to catalyse decarbonisation of the global economy. It is a WWF joint initiative with CDP, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and the World Resources Institute (WRI).

Detailed instructions on eligibility and application: Research and Target Analyst