24 Jun 2022
Windhoek, Namibia
Job Type
N$ 900K - N$ 2.5M CTC per annum
Start Date
Renewable Energy
Contact Name
Robert Veith


We are seeking a qualified Namibian-based Engineer to oversee setting up hydrogen projects for a thriving company specialising in green hydrogen technologies. You will get the chance to join a team of ambitious professionals at the forefront of hydrogen development in Africa with significant international reach.

If you have Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and 5 - 10 years of experience in renewable energy, specifically in the development phase of energy projects, and are interested in supporting all processes associated with the setting up of green hydrogen projects in Namibia then this opportunity was made for you. Ideal skills project development experience and abilities, understanding the process behind preparing P-3, P-2, and P-1 approvals, and the ability to assess and implement necessary processes to set up and develop a project. The approach to work should be conventional and investigative.

Responsibilities will include supporting O&M contractor procurements, researching and overseeing land and site acquisitions and technical aspects of developing a project, monitoring global GH2-related development, concluding the filing of signed agreements, and supervising project contractors in site, grid and technical studies. You will be collaborating with both an international team and stakeholders regarding project engagement strategies, site identification and assessment and conducting research and reporting on local construction markets, materials and suppliers, processes, and related codes and standards.

This is your chance to be part of establishing high-capacity, large-scale Hydrogen-to-Power projects alongside pioneers in the renewable energy sector in Africa.

P.S. If you're a skilled Namibian Engineer looking to grow your career locally then this role was made for you!

Education Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Commerce / Finance, or Law
  • Knowledge of GIS software such as ArcGIS

Experience Requirements

  • 5 - 10 years in the renewable energy industry
  • Experience in hydrogen (specifically electrolysis), wind or solar is essential
  • Worked on the implementation and development phase of energy-related projects


  • Overseeing the development process from pre-feasibility to feasibility and procurement stages to fully permitted projects
  • Sourcing of relevant partners
  • Conduct research and report on environmental and culture impact
  • Research local construction markets, materials and suppliers, processes, and related codes and standards in project-specific countries
  • Supporting local O&M contractor procurements
  • Supervise project contractors in site, grid and technical studies
  • Managing the ESIA process and conducting feasibility reports
  • Research and oversee land acquisitions and technical aspects of developing a project
  • Conclude the filing of signed agreements
  • Monitoring global GH2-related development


  • Project development experience and abilities
  • Skills in evaluation and procurement process
  • Understand the process behind preparing P-3, P-2, and P-1 approvals
  • Ability to assess and implement necessary processes to set up and develop a project

Who Is AltGen?

We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Electrolysis | Microgrid | IPP | Clean Teach | Sustainability | ESG

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