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Climate Change Consultant


Sector: Climate

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector, and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources.

  • Full-time position Location – Cape Town * DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Will include but not be limited to: - • Producing high quality research and analysis on climate change, in relation to project needs • Conducting literature reviews, summarizing material, synthesizing information, analyzing content, and bringing added value and insight to the information collated • Drafting reports and other forms of documentation for clients and partners • Preparing presentations to capture key findings, project outcomes, and / or project approach • Supporting the broader resilience team as a resource by conducting research, analysis, report writing, or other assistance on projects not related to climate change (e.g. related to sustainable development, or water resources), if the need arises • Assisting with project co-ordination, project logistics, organizing meetings, and taking notes in meetings Participating in and contributing to client-meetings • Assisting with, contributing to, and taking
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required • Post-graduate degree in an appropriate field including (but not limited to) Environmental Science, Geography, Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Development, Economics, Finance, Public Policy, Public Administration, or Business • A strong thematic focus on and academic grounding in environmental sustainability, especially climate change (including exposure to both climate adaptation and climate mitigation issues) • A minimum of 3 – 4 years’ experience in a Strategy and / or Development Consulting environment, with a strong professional focus on climate change advisory services • Experience in providing both research and advisory services on climate change, in a supportive role • A demonstrable track record of achievements and projects completed. Preferred • Experience in a Multilateral Development Institution (including development donors or financial institutions) • Exposure to projects or assignments in developing countries, particularly in Afr
  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including but not limited to: • Ability to excel in a highly demanding, fast-paced, dynamic, unpredictable work environment • Adaptive, quick-thinking, with the ability to process information and develop work products with short lead times • A results-oriented mindset with a commitment and willingness to extend oneself to reach goals • Strong work ethic with high standards for achievement • A versatile candidate with a strong ability to multi-task and juggle multiple assignments and deadlines • Entrepreneurial bent of mind so as to be nimble and adapt to changing needs, in a complex and sometimes uncertain environment • Interest in and ability to engage in self-directed learning, to teach oneself new concepts in unfamiliar fields • Deadline driven • Excellent written and verbal skills in English, with strong grammar and communication of thought and ideas in written and verbal form •

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Consultant Business Analyst


Sector: Transport

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector, and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources. In PEGASYS TRANSPORT, we empower clients to develop and implement solutions to complex transport problems. We approach each problem uniquely, by understanding and contextualizing the socio-economic and environmental needs, with the aim of delivering innovative, practical, sustainable and impactful transport solutions.

  • Full-time position (in the transport practice) Location – Pretoria QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required  A graduate qualification, preference for an analytical field (finance/commerce, engineering, the sciences)  Track-record of academic excellence  Must demonstrate strong numeracy capabilities  Must be able to think logically and independently  Must demonstrate or have a track record of leadership or entrepreneurial aptitude  Must have interdisciplinary interests and skills  Good exposure to or experience in analysis, synthesis and problem-solving  Minimum 2 years of work experience, preferably in one of the following sectors: Finance, Management and / or Strategy Consulting, Engineering, Transport and / or Government.  Understanding of, or previous exposure to business planning, financial analysis and / or financial modelling is an added advantage
  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including:  Strong work ethic, self-motivated and demonstrable high standards of achievement;  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse teams as well as independently;  An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views;  Interest in working towards a desired outcome on complex and ambiguous client problems;  Ability to research and translate findings into products;  Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within timeframe and budget;  Excellent oral and written communication skills;  Demonstrable ability to clearly break down and explain a complex topic verbally and in writing;  Ability to listen and respond to input and diverse perspectives; and  Ability to adapt and work in a highly-pressurized environment.
  • Salary  Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE PROFILE  HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement  Fluency in English Closing date for applications: 31 August 2017

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