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GreenCape is hiring! We are looking for a Graduate Trainee: Sustainable Agriculture

People & HR
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

GreenCape is looking to hire a Graduate Trainee to join the Sustainable Agriculture team as part of our Green Economy Graduate Programme.

Download the full job advert here.

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 Sustainable Agriculture Programme

The sustainable agriculture programme seeks to appoint a graduate trainee. The sustainable agriculture programme’s goal is to increase job creation and investment into the green technology and services that support the agricultural sector. We achieve this through a number of different activities: we perform demand creation activities (such as supporting farmers to become more water efficient and energy resilient) and we provide support to the sustainable agriculture sector (such as collecting and disseminating market intelligence and supporting innovation and entrepreneurship).

To access the full job advert click the link here.

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 (Click here)

Queries can be submitted via email to Human Resources at

The closing date for applications is 12 February 2024.

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.