Head of Renewable Energy

Website AGC Recruitment

Head of Renewable Energy

Company: AGC Recruitment

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Type: On-site | Full-time | Mid-Senior Level

About the Role: Our client, a leader in green metal production, is dedicated to sustainable practices and innovative renewable energy solutions. They are seeking a dynamic Head of Renewable Energy to conceptualize, lead, and develop an optimized power sourcing strategy to ensure the availability of reliable power solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop an optimized power sourcing strategy.
  • Drive the VZI Renewable Energy Projects pipeline to achieve the vision of becoming a Green Metal producer.
  • Engage with stakeholders, including government and statutory bodies, to advocate for renewable energy solutions.
  • Build and lead the Renewable Energy Project team, enabling project implementation.
  • Manage renewable energy projects, ensuring the security of reliable power at the right price.
  • Ensure projects meet the highest standards of safety, quality, and sustainability.
  • Stay updated on new technologies, industry trends, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide regular reports to senior management on project status, risks, and opportunities.
  • Represent Renewable Energy Projects in all engagements with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Proven track record in project development and achieving financial close (FC) for wind, solar, or battery energy storage projects.
  • Experience in leading roles and closing Private Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, capable of interacting with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to work autonomously and confidently as a subject matter expert.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent (MBA / PMP advantageous).
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the renewables industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of Private Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).

How to Apply: Apply online at www.agclegal.co.za

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