Opportunities

Please see the currently available opportunities listed below

Opportunities

Please see the currently available opportunities listed below

 

Urban Earth: Internship

Location: Durban, South Africa

Salary: R9,000 per month

Duration of Contract: 6 months (possible extension to one year)

Reference Number: UE202101

Deadline for application: 14 May 2021

Description: Urban Earth has created a 6 month internship position to provide a graduate or a new entrant to the job market with an opportunity to work in the sustainability sector. Main Duties of the Intern will be:

Providing support to one or more Urban Earth consulting projects that focus on climate change, city sustainability, energy efficiency and urban resilience. In particular this internship is expected to be focussed on the climate change strategy development for Provinces in South Africa.

Work elements will include organising meetings, documentation of events and workshops, capturing information and assisting with research.

Assisting with a range of administrative tasks in the organisation.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A Master’s degree or at minimum an honours degree in climate change, energy management, sustainability, natural science, development studies, geography, environment, or associated disciplines. Excellent writing skills and a willingness to learn are essential. A genuine interest and commitment to sustainability which aligns with the company’s operational philosophies and culture. An interest in the latest cloud computing and open data tools as well as a Driver’s license will be advantageous, though not required.

Please note that this is a full time position based in South Africa and is not open to students currently in the process of completing their degrees. Applicants should either be of South African nationality or be in possession of a valid work permit for South Africa.

Starting date: 1st June 2021.

Interested candidates should provide some preliminary information by completing the questionnaire using the button below by 14 May 2021.

Urban Earth: Associate

Location: Working from home, South Africa

Reference Number: UE202102

Deadline for application: 14 May 2021

Description: Urban Earth is seeking to identify a freelance associate to join our team of consultants. The associate will assist with sustainability writing and research on an ad hoc basis. In particular Urban Earth is seeking a professional who can assist with research and writing in the fields of climate change, sustainability, energy efficiency and urban resilience.

Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in climate change, energy management, sustainability, natural science, development studies, geography, environment, or associated disciplines.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience with the majority of work being focussed on research and writing in the fields of climate change, sustainability, energy efficiency, urban resilience or associated areas.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • A genuine interest and commitment to sustainability which aligns with the company’s operational philosophies and culture.

An interest in the latest cloud computing and open data tools as well as a Driver’s license will be advantageous, though not required.

Please note that this is an associate position based in South Africa and would involve ad hoc freelance work paid on an hourly basis. Applicants should either be of South African nationality or be in possession of a valid work permit for South Africa.

Interested candidates should provide some preliminary information by completing the questionnaire using the button below by 14 May 2021: