​Senior Engineer Energy Storage

Posted 19 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationCape Town
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy Storage & DSR
Contact NameCharles Matthews

Job description

Senior Engineer Energy Storage

Cape Town or Gauteng, South Africa

Our client is an independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. With broad experience and deep expertise, they are advancing safety and sustainable performance, setting industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. Providing assurance to the entire energy value chain through their advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, they help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. Committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject

  • 5+ years’ experience in the (renewable) energy sector

  • Technical expertise in battery energy storage technology, electrical balance of plant design & specifications

  • Experience in Feasibility Studies and Technical Due Diligence

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic team player - co-operates will with others, shares knowledge, experience, and information, and supports others in pursuit of team goals.

  • Delivery and Results - completes tasks in accordance with expectations and schedule and with strong attention to details, understanding task urgency; able to juggle and manage conflicting work priorities to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Drives ideas to implementation and execution in a timely manner, is willing to periodically work longer hours when the situation demands it.

  • Analysis and judgement - quickly understands and analyses problems & complex issues, provides sound and rational judgements.


  • Execute and/or manage energy storage related advisory projects, including technology review, technical due diligence, conceptual design, technical specifications, procurement support, EPC/O&M contract review, design review, construction progress monitoring, testing, and commissioning, report writing, presentations, courses, etc.

  • Support the development and maintenance of services and products related to Energy Storage.

  • Extend your external network and identify, drive, and facilitate sales and market led opportunities for energy storage e.g., generating leads, quality proposals and closing deals in cooperation with the Market Area Managers for the region.

  • Analyse new business opportunities, gather market intelligence and ensure distribution of knowledge amongst relevant colleagues.

  • Achieve sales as per targets agreed with the Storage Team Lead.

  • Build an internal network to gain and share knowledge and opportunities.