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ALTGEN NAMIBIA

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ALTGEN PARTNERS WITH NADEET IN NAMIBIA

We have opened up a branch in Namibia and have partnered with NaDEET, the Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust, in their 20th year of operation, to further deepen and strengthen its sustainability and educational programs. 

OPERATING HOURS

Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm

NAMIBIA CONTACT DETAILS

Office no.1, 3rd Floor
Maerua Office Towers, Maerua Mall
Windhoek

T: +27 (0)21 880 2561
E: Namibia@altgen.com.na

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Did you know that we are a majority Namibian-owned entity?

ESTABISHLED IN 2023

Our AltGen Namibia branch was opened in 2023 and has been developed in order to service the burgeoning renewable energy and sustainability sectors in Namibia. Due to Namibia’s stable economy and its recent push to decarbonisation, there has been a massive investment into some very interesting projects.

This fascinating country is home to the world’s oldest desert, which has been around for roughly 55 million years, and has some of the highest dunes on the planet. Additionally,  you can also find the largest population of free-roaming cheetahs here as well as the second largest canyon in the world.

Namibia is blessed with abundant sunshine,  and receives some of the highest levels of solar irradiation in the world, consequently making it an ideal location for solar energy projects.

The Namibian coastal regions experience strong and consistent winds, making wind power another viable renewable energy option.  According to Irena’s 2019 report, solar energy contributes to roughly 30% of Namibia’s annual electricity generation while hydro/marine energy makes up the biggest portion, contributing to roughly 70%. In addition, other forms of renewable energy used include bioenergy and geothermal energy.

Along with to the mentioned renewable energy sources above, Namibia is set to be one of the leaders in green hydrogen projects in Africa…making it clear that clean energy access is truly at the heart of the country.

Images depicting the Namibian landscape

NAMIBIAN TRACK RECORD

We have also partnered with relevant clients in Namibia and undertaken to develop skills identification activities that will ensure at least 90% of staff on relative renewable energy projects commencing in the coming years will have local Namibian residents.  
 
For AltGen, we believe that enabling local upskilling through providing job creation is key. The economic development of the country will be pegged on creating meaningful jobs. Our end goal of enhancing employment is facilitated through our engagements with our client’s hiring mandates.
 
We strive to ensure that our employment service solutions not only meet the needs of the upstream employers but also provide our temporary staff with first-class service as well as personal engagement. Our team truly cares about each team member’s needs and have a wealth of experience in HR advisory and project deployment.
 
AltGen is the leader in green talent acquisition, workforce management and employer of records services. If you would like to enquire about our capabilities and expertise contact us today.
 
Did you know that we offer these services in South Africa and Botswana?
 
Namibia Energy
Ntuthuko Mkhize
Ntuthuko Mkhize
2024-01-02
I really enjoyed working with Kerryn from Altgen, she is very professional and the whole process was smooth and fair. I am hopeful that I will continue to have a good relationship with Altgen.
Mihlali Mphanga
Mihlali Mphanga
2023-12-21
The recruitment process facilitated by AltGen was really smooth & I'd recommend their services to anyone looking for a job in the Renewable Space. Everything was handled with so much care & Khushboo Dabeesing (the consultant I dealt with) really did go above & beyond for me. Thank you AltGen team!
Naadira Nadasen
Naadira Nadasen
2023-12-05
Such an amazing company. Kerryn Calitz is amazing at what she does and would recommend her to anyone. If you are searching for a role in the energy and renewable sector, I highly recommend them!
Thuli Msiza
Thuli Msiza
2023-12-01
Worked with Nicole for a role in the Energy Sector. She was incredible to work with, very open communication and consistent in checking in on me from the beginning. She also made sure to put my needs and expectations at the forefront, she's also taken great care and consideration for my career growth. Would definitely recomment AltGen to anyone in the job market, they will put you first and ensure you end up in a great position.
Tanya Van Breda
Tanya Van Breda
2023-11-28
AltGen was very fast and provided me with all the necessary information required. The staff is very helpful and friendly! Highly recommend.
Randall Carolus
Randall Carolus
2023-09-28
THANKS!!! AltGen recruitment to a Job well done. With great support, encouragement, enthusiasm from a recruitment Consultant Heinz at AltGen, He stood by my from the start up to the finish line. I'm happy to share that I'm starting in a position as an Installation Supervisor with a company I can live up to my full potential. Thanks again Heinz & AltGen. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!
Mmametja Mogaila
Mmametja Mogaila
2023-09-28
Had a great experience with the AltGen team. I sent Kerryn, a LinkedIn DM in March 2023 telling her I am looking for opportunities in the Renewable Energy Sector. She asked for my CV and told me she'll keep in touch. August 2023, she gave me a call about an opportunity she thinks would be perfect for me. Her and the AltGen team set up my interviews and other Recruitment related matters. And I got my dream job. Thank you to the AltGen team.
Stacy-Lee Louis
Stacy-Lee Louis
2023-09-28
Altgen is an amazing company. Nicole was very professional , helpful and accommodating throughout the recruitment process. I highly recommend Altgen 🙂.

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OUR TRACK RECORD IS A TESTAMENT TO OUR EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE

We have built a reputation in the market for our holistic understanding of skills…

Credit: JP Roos – GRUPO COBRA, Ilanga Solar Thermal Power Plant, Upington

Sean Gibson

Managing Director

“AltGen is all about effecting change, through people. With integrity, and passion”. 

Managing Director and Founder of the AltGen’ Group. Sean has played a pivotal role in steering and leading the vision and mission of AltGen, making AltGen the only highly specialist renewable energy recruitment firm operating within the renewable energy and sustainability space in Africa. Sean oversees the success of the entire group of AltGen companies.

Sean holds a Master of Philosophy in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University as well as an Honours degree from Rhodes University

Robert Veith

Sales Director

“Without quality and intelligent effort, there is no success and no reward.”

Joining AltGen in 2014, Robert started as a Recruitment Consultant and has since become our Recruitment Director overseeing the Recruitment and Executive Search division. Robert has extensive experience in securing talent for rare skills in the energy engineering market, including skills to the likes of Power System Engineers, SCADA Engineers, Project Developers and Electrical Engineering skills specific to design.

Through Robert’s leadership, each recruitment team is enabled to focus on their specific area of expertise, ensuring all client hiring needs are met. Through Robert’s years of dedication to sourcing and securing top talent in the industry, he has a wealth of insight into the skills market and provides our clients with a competitive advantage in a scarce skills environment enabling them to effectively execute on some of the most challenging renewable energy projects across Africa. Robert is also responsible for growth of the engineering recruitment team.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management from UNISA as well as a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from CPUT.

Lindy Taylor

Business Development & Innovation Director

“The success of an organisation is defined by its people.”

As the Innovation & Business Development Manager, Lindy is responsible for the marketing and business development activities of AltGen. Through her big picture vision, Lindy has enabled AltGen to remain responsive in the cleantech space. She is responsible for engagements with new clients.
 
Lindy initially joined AltGen in 2015 and has grown into being an integral member of the senior management team. She ensures a collaborative approach with clients catering to their custom needs. Her focus is on attaining new clients, as well as handling contractual relationships with new and existing stakeholders.
 
Lindy holds a Bachelor’ Degree in Social Sciences from Rhodes University.

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Chris Roetz

Workforce Management Services: General Manager

“My goal is to deliver exceptional operational performance within AltGen – Northern Cape building on people, energy and sustainability”

Chris Roetz oversees AltGen’s Workforce Management division in the Northern Cape. He is responsible for the successful execution of HR advisory and management services for clients’ utility-scale projects in the region. Currently, Roetz mobilises an outsourced staff complement of over 200 employees. He also steers AltGen’s Solar Works programme in conjunction with his Pofadder based team.

Chris has 20 years of professional experience in an HR and outsourced staffing capacity within the energy environment and holds a National Diploma in Human Resource Management from UNISA.

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Muslim Janoowala

Consulting Services: Senior Consultant & Business Development Lead

“My focus is to be able to do impactful work, being in the front lines of the development sector finding solutions to safe and reliable drinking water, power and sanitation”

Muslim Janoowala drives AltGen’s consulting services arm. Muslim has 10+ years of experience in the renewable energy, water and general engineering space in Eastern Africa and has played an instrumental role in the success of AltGen consulting engagement on the AFD Green Mini-grid Programme in Kenya. His expertise caters to M&E activities, project management, impact analysis and assessments of funded water and renewable energy programmes that “enlighten” and uplift communities in rural Africa.

Muslim holds an MSc in Construction Management from Cass Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering in Architectural Environment Engineering from the University of Nottingham.

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Wiehahn de Jager

Senior Consultant & Team Lead

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

Wiehahn de Jager has specialist recruitment expertise in the finance sector and has worked on various mandates for large international and national clients on both a retained and contingency basis. Wiehahn has gained an in-depth understanding of the professional skills operating within the capital markets, fin-tech, and green finance space, with a keen focus on talented professionals within the African context. He has a strong track record successfully working on a range of skill levels, from Directors to Analysts, with a special focus on professionals from mid-level up to Corporate Executives.

Wiehahn holds a Bachelor in Law from the University of Stellenbosch.

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Robert Slater

Senior Consultant & Team Lead

“I love to serve people and be the steppingstone between them and their dream job.”

Robert Slater is an expert in the talent acquisition of carbon management, environmental and social governance-related professionals across Africa. Robert has successfully closed mandates for clients who are focused on sourcing skills with experience in climate change, clean cooking, sustainability, and agricultural environments.

Slater cares deeply for people and the planet, he has a Life Coach Training certification from New Insights and volunteers at ON A MISSION, an NPO which enables businesses and individuals to invest in carbon offset projects. He holds an Honours Degree in Environmental Management from UNISA.

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Natascha Marais

Consultant

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. I look for people who want to change the world and introduce them to like-minded companies.”

Natascha Marais is highly skilled when it comes to sourcing those “unicorns” for our clients in the OEM, AI and technology, economic development, and legal spaces.

Natascha has proven experience in identifying and onboarding professionals to the likes of business developers, sales, and account managers as well as technical sales or software developer skills.

Marais holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Law from Pearson Institute.

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