Careers

Energise your career, be a change-maker

What did you do to save the world from climate change? In 30 years’ time, Mainstreamers will be able to answer: “I helped rid the planet of CO2 emissions, with one of the pioneering renewable energy majors.”

This is a company where your skills and drive can change everyone’s future; one in which energy is affordable for all, accessible by all and, above all, clean.

Mainstream is right at the forefront of this global energy transition – and we are being powered by people just like you. Read on to see how we can energise your career in return.

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TRUSTED GLOBALLY

400+

Team members

33

Nationalities

18

Offices

1

Mission

A Great Place To Work

As a Mainstreamer, you will be part of a fast-paced organisation where colleagues really do live our values of entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, respect and teamwork.

It’s just the sort of dynamic, inclusive environment where you can progress your career and widen your horizons (quite literally, if you seize one of our relocation and secondment opportunities).

That’s why our colleagues consistently endorse our status as a Great Place to Work in an annual Great Place to Work Trust Index© Employee Experience Survey.

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How you’ll share in our success

Your financial rewards 

- A competitive salary
- Annual performance bonus
- Free share options or equivalent
- Pension contribution

Your space to thrive

- Help drive our innovative environment
- Apply all your skills and build experience
- Opportunities for travel and secondment

Your career development

- Clear work objectives, with resources for delivery
- Excellent training opportunities (~54 hours a year)
- Planned career progression

Your health & wellbeing

- Generous annual leave
- Paid maternity, paternity, adoptive and bereavement leave
- Income protection and Life cover, plus healthcare subsidy

Your voice respected

- Survey feedback acted on for better work-life
- Blend of work-from-home and in-office
- A management team we trust in

A global team

A mission to save the world from climate change requires a global footprint. View our exciting office locations across Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Where could we take you?

GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

Dublin

The mix of ancient and modern; of vibrant energy and alluring culture: Ireland’s capital has it all, including our global HQ.

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Cape Town

Home to our South Africa hub, soak up the beauty of Table Mountain and great outdoor living Cape Town has to offer.

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Santiago

The heart of our regional business pulsates ‘Latin America’ with its lively historical centre, relaxed cumunas and snowy-peak vistas.

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Ho Chi Minh City

The location of our main Vietnam office delivers traditional grandeur alongside street clamour for an exotic assault of the senses.

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Oslo

This capital of Scandi-chic is the place to embrace Nordic Hygge wellbeing. Perfect for strengthening ties with our Aker family.

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Singapore

This island city state is an intriguing fusion of modernity, consumerism and Asian tradition, and hosts our APAC headquarters.

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Manila

An excellent hub for Philippine culture, history, shopping, and nightlife. Lively streets teeming with cars, buildings, and people.

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Melbourne

Our gateway to Australia is a cosmopolitan city for anyone seeking sporty thrills, wildlife wonders, great grub and even culture.

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Bogotá

Perched high in the Andes, with our office surrounded by traditional charm and 24-hour party vibes, Bogota is literally breath-taking.

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Relocation opportunities

SECONDMENT

Bas Simpson

Hydrogen Business Manager

Enelge De Jongh

Private Market Manager

Christiaan Homann

EAG Regional Manager, APAC

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Bas Simpson

Hydrogen Business Manager

SECONDMENT

From: Melbourne, Australia
To: London, United Kingdom
2021-Present

It’s gratifying to be able to bring an APAC flavour to the offices in Ireland and the UK. The diversity in professional background and thinking has already proven useful several times over.

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Enelge De Jongh

Private Market Manager

SECONDMENT

From: Cape Town, South Africa

To: The Philippines & Dublin, Ireland

2017-2019

I joined Mainstream in Cape Town fresh out of University as a Development Intern in 2014 and became a permanent member of the team one year later. In 2016, I joined Mainstream’s Africa New Markets team where I gained commercial experience and had the opportunity to travel to African countries including, Namibia, Malawi, Morocco, Ghana, Tunisia and Zambia.

Towards the end of 2017, I was seconded to the Asia Pacific team as a Development Project Manager for the Philippines and travelled to the Philippines on a regular basis.After my secondment, I returned to the South African Development team for a short period before being promoted to Market Analysis Manager in our Dublin office.

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Christiaan Homann

EAG Regional Manager, APAC

SECONDMENT

From: Cape Town, South

To: Manila, Philippines

2018-2021

You’ll learn, explore and network, and draw comparisons between the new vs the familiar. This allows you to reflect and select what it is you want from your career.

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Find space to succeed in our people-first culture

Diversity is our strength in leading global change. It’s our people – with their whole world of experiences – who are keeping us at the forefront of the energy transition. Join us, and you will find an empowering environment where difference is valued, and the only limit to what you can achieve is your ambition.

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You can be yourself here

  • 92% of colleagues agree with this statement, whatever your gender, colour or sexual orientation.

Equal opportunities

  • We have firm commitments to properly reflect the world we operate in – in all its diversity – through equal opportunity recruitment and promotions.

Networking and support

  • Preparation for leadership provided through mentorship and the Mainstream Women in Renewables networking and skills programme.

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