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Join our Energy team! Graduate Trainee position open for applications

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

GreenCape is hiring! We are looking for a Graduate Trainee: Energy to join our Energy Programme.

To download the full job advertisement, click here.

To fill in an online application form, click here.

Graduate Programme

GreenCape is looking to grow the next generation of talent in the green economy. This is an exciting opportunity to gain practical work experience and work with experts in the field. The Graduate Trainee will be allocated to a sector or department based on their qualifications and interest. The sectors include Water, Agriculture, Energy, and Circular Economy. While developing skills in these sectors, the Graduate’s primary role is to support the relevant programmes in delivering key project deliverables and supporting its obligations with strategic partners.

Energy Programme

GreenCape’s Energy Programme comprises of interrelated sector desks and units. The team’s mission is to build long term partnerships with the energy industry, investors and governments to stimulate a just energy future in Africa. The team includes experts on energy services, utility scale renewable energy, sustainable mobility, storage and bio-energy. GreenCape’s Alternative Service Delivery Unit is increasably cross-sectoral, and has its origin in the Energy Programme..

Application details

Applications must include:

  • Video clip (under 2 minutes) introducing yourself, why you are interested in the green economy and why you are a good candidate for this opportunity;
  • Letter of motivation;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV);
  • Copies of academic transcripts and proof of qualification;
  • Proof of eligibility to work in South Africa (copy of SA ID or work permit);
  • Names of two referees, the relationship to the applicant, and contact details (telephone and email);

All applicants must complete the GreenCape online application form or click here.

Queries can be submitted via email to Human Resources at

The closing date for applications will be no later than 31 May 2024.

To download the full job advertisement, click here.

Note that GreenCape reserves the right to not appoint to positions or to change the role in response to applicant abilities and interests. Preference will be given to designated groups and people with disabilities. All appointments will be done in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan.