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Job opportunity: Graduate Trainee in Green Finance

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

GreenCape is hiring! We are looking for a Graduate Trainee to join our Green Finance team as part of Green Economy Graduate Programme.

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About our 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. Successful graduates will be selected to join a sector where they will be able to gain experience and skills working with project teams. GreenCape’s sectors include Green Finance, Water,
Energy, Sustainable Agriculture and Circular Economy.

The Green Finance Programme

GreenCape seeks to a graduate trainee in the Green Finance Programme. The Green Finance Programme primarily acts as a facilitator in the financing of green projects and green business. The programme works across all sector desks at GreenCape and its objectives include developing a network of financial institutions (private and public) with green finance interests, developing an understanding of the main green projects requiring investment/financing, and breaking down any barriers that exist between green finance and green projects. Furthermore, the programme facilitates the implementation/adoption of innovative financing solutions for green economy business models, and provides ad hoc support to programmes and initiatives
requiring a financial/investment viewpoint.

Application details

Applications must include:

  • A 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;
  • A letter of motivation;
  • A detailed CV;
  • Copies of academic transcripts;
  • 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
  • All applicants must complete the GreenCape online application form (Access here)

Queries can be submitted via email to Human Resources at

The closing date for applications is 12 February 2024.

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Please note, GreenCape reserves the right not to appoint this position. Furthermore, it also reserves the right 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.