África do Sul
South Africa
Local de trabalho
Estratégia Economia Negócio
Tipo de contrato
Contrato Duração Indeterminada (CDI)
Mínimo 10 anos

Perfil do Candidato

The main purpose of this position is to manage the ED team and ensure ED, SED and BBBEE compliance across all Projects during bidding, award to FC, construction and operations phases:

  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve a high ED score on bids and provide support on projects to reach Financial Close
  • Negotiate with EPC and O&M’s during Bid and Financial Close phase
  • Monitor delivery on the Economic Development commitments made by external parties associated with projects
  • Manage all ED reporting obligations to IPPO, Private Offtaker’s, lenders and other stakeholders
  • Manage communication with IPP Office and Private Offtaker’s on all Economic Development topics
  • Support the management of ED/SED programmes. Establish a long-term vision and measurable objectives to transform host communities
  • Design and Implement Economic Development strategies that will be applied at the various stages of a project cycle (i.e. during the development, construction and operations.)
  • Maintain a good relationship with local government and community stakeholders
  • Assist the Community Relation Management team on all community related issues during a project’s construction phase (e.g. community grievances, SMME procurement, strikes, site blockages...).
  • Draft and implement a stakeholder engagement plan for projects
  • Draft and implement an ED management plan for projects
  • Provide inputs on the development and implementation of a B-BBEE and ED/SED strategy
  • Keep up to date with industry best practices on the ED scorecard and other community/socio-economic related topics
  • Continually assess the success of B-BBEE and ED/SED programmes and strive to maximise the effectiveness of these programmes in providing upliftment to local communities.
  • Manage the ED team
  • Manage the Projects B-BBEE compliance
  • Manage ED performance, evaluation and compliance
  • Forecast performance of all Economic Development elements against the Implementation Agreement debits and credits system
  • Responsible for ED risk analysis and mitigation
  • Manage the Contractual Agreements of Economic Development
  • Manage third party consultants
  • Monitor Contractor Economic Development compliance and evaluation
  • Conducting periodical audits on all ED elements of the scorecard
  • Ensure full compliance with the Implementation Agreement and Power Purchase Agreements 


Ideally as an Economic Development Manager you possess the following:

  • A relevant NQF Level 6 qualification or degree
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant applicable experience, preferably on IPP level
  • Previous experience in Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme (REIPPPP) Project Bidding, Award to Financial Close, Construction and Operations
  • Good knowledge of REIPPPP and Corporate PPA BBBEE and Economic Development requirements
  • Fluent in English and ability to speak/read/write one additional language
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, Microsoft Teams and Office Suite 365 skills
  • Willingness to travel to Project sites
  • A valid Driver’s license. 

Context & Environment

TotalEnergies gross low-carbon power generation capacity worldwide is currently close to 10 gigawatts. TotalEnergies targets 35 GW of a renewable generation capacity in 2025 and will continue to expand its business to become a leading international player in renewable energies with a target of 100 GW by 2030. 
TotalEnergies is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants that meet the specified criteria will receive consideration for employment without discriminating unfairly on any arbitrary ground, including but not limited to race, gender, sex, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religious conscience belief, political opinion, culture, language, marital status, or family responsibility.