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 Company Overview:

Noupoort Wind Farm achieved its Commercial Operations Date on schedule and on budget, as part of the third round of the South African government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme.

Noupoort Wind Farm received support from the local municipality and surrounding community during the construction phase and into operations. A number of economic development projects aimed at contributing to sustainable community growth through financial and non-financial community development involvement. During the operations, a monetary commitment has been made to specifically developing enterprises and improving the socio-economic welfare of the community for 20 years.

Situated in the Umsobomvu Municipal Area, located 10km east of Noupoort in the Northern Cape, Noupoort Wind Farm spans 7,500 hectares and comprises thirty five 99m-high wind turbines.

When operating at full capacity, the 80MW Noupoort Wind Farm generates around 304,800 MWh/year of clean renewable energy per year and is expected to supply electricity to power up to
70 000 South African homes.

Summary of Role:


The Project Officer Intern will provide administrative support to the Project Officer, who is the point of contact for the local community, as well as assisting the Economic Development Manager (ED Manager) when distributing key project information.


This role will provide a learning environment for the Intern to develop skills in community development and engagement.


What will you do?


·       Support the Project Officer as front-line point of contact for the Project Company in the project office.

·       Assist in compilation and distribution of reports and newsletters

·       Provide administrative support to the Project Officer during implementation of approved projects

·       Assist the Project Officer with uploading information into the Trimax Management System

·       Assist with document control (Sharepoint)

·       Provide administrative support to the Project Officer / Economic Development Manager during administration of the Project Company grievance mechanism

·       Provide administrative assistance in organising community meetings, focussed group sessions and key informant interviews with various stakeholders

·       Take minutes at meetings and maintain economic development project files and reports, as instructed by the Project Officer / Project Implementation Manager

·       Liaise with Mainstream Project Team

·       Receive and document community project proposals on behalf of the Project Officer / Project Implementation Manager, if required

·       Assist Economic Development Manager; Project Implementation Manager and Project Officer as needed


What we require?


·       Minimum of a  post matric qualification

·       Candidates should have good written and oral communications skills

·       Ability to use Microsoft software e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook

·       Fluency in isiXhosa, English or Afrikaans is essential

·       The ideal candidate will have not more than 2 years’ working experience at a similar or more junior level (i.e. casual employment) as the position advertised and should be eager to move into and learn to navigate the area of community engagement

·       Good interpersonal skills and be comfortable in dealing with people at different levels

·       Theoretical knowledge or some exposure to coordinating small projects

·       Knowledge about the area of Noupoort will be beneficial




The position will be based in Noupoort with travel to the Cape Town office periodically

What we offer


We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, in a growing market in a fast-paced industry.  You will receive an excellent base salary.




Applications can be sent to

Closing date: 20 APRIL 2024


Noupoort Wind Farm is situated in the Umsobumvu Municipal Area, 50km north of Middelburg in the Eastern Cape and 15km From Noupoort Town in the Northern Cape, Noupoort Wind Farm comprises thirty five 99m-high wind turbines. The site was chosen because of its excellent wind resource, its proximity to national roads for wind turbine transportation, the favourable construction conditions, municipality and local stakeholder support, the straightforward electrical connection into the Eskom grid, and studies showed that there would be little environmental impact. When operating at full capacity, the 80MW Noupoort Wind Farm generates around 305 916 MWh/year of clean renewable energy per year and is expected to supply electricity to power up to 92 000 South African homes. Noupoort Wind Farm eliminates approximately 314,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year when compared to traditional fossil fuel power plants. In addition to zero carbon emissions and reduced use of fossil fuels, the country will benefit from minimal water consumption during the generation process and significant social and enterprise development programmes.

Summary of Role:

Reporting to Plant Manager, the Junior Safety Officer is responsible for creating, enacting, and updating job safety programmes for employees that encompass government health and safety regulations as well as company standards for safety in the workplace. A core function is training employees on the importance of health and safety on the job.

Outputs overview

• Auditing production, keeping on the lookout for any unsafe behaviour or transgression of regulations

• Participate in audits: H&S, Environmental, Due Diligent etc including quality. (Administration, document sourcing, filing etc)

• SHEQ SharePoint administrative functions.

• Monitoring of the bird & bat, etc. programmes, carcass searching and security services reporting processes, including at the gate monitoring

• Assessing risk and safety hazards of all aspects of operations as per HIRA process

• Ensure monthly safety inspections are done on the correct templates. Monitor inspection findings – Implementation of corrective measure

• Inspecting production equipment and processes to make sure they are safe.

• Ordering repairs for unsafe and/or damaged equipment, including the management and ordering of POE.

• Focusing on prevention by keeping up with equipment maintenance and employee training

• Presenting safety principles to staff in meetings or lecture-type training sessions

• Assist ED team with safety file evaluations and inspections during execution of their projects.

• Present findings on safety rep inspection reports to employees in safety meeting as well as toolbox talks

• Participating in continuing education to update knowledge of health and safety protocols and techniques.

• Do regular self-audits to ensure the programme implemented is effective and contribute to the overall safety of the plant.

• Compile safety plans that include suggested improvements to existing infrastructure and business processes (As well as monitor & review of effectiveness of current processes)

• Sharing information, suggestions, and observations with project leadership to create consistency in safety standards throughout the production team and the entire company.

• Meeting company health and safety goals

• Investigating root causes of incidents and accidents and other unsafe conditions on the job site

• Liaising with law enforcement and other investigators who are present at the time of a serious accident.

• Finding the best way to prevent future accidents by participating in incident investigation and RCAT.

• Reviewing and reporting on the staff’s compliance with health and safety rules

• Monitoring of HSE training’s validity • Do weekly and monthly planning in conjunction with MAMSA Safety Lead.

• Ensure timeous submission of monthly contractor KPI’s.

What we require Qualifications:

• Occupational Health & Safety certificate or diploma (NQF Level 4)

• Drivers Licence (Code 08) Experience:

• Experience in Health, Safety, Quality & Environment will be advantages.

Competencies (Skills, Knowledge and attributes): Skills:

• Computer literacy (MS Office suite)

• Communication skills

• Reporting and Presentation skills

• Interpersonal skills Knowledge:

• Business Management Systems

• OHS Act 85 of 1993, ISO for HSE

• National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998


• Professionalism

• Positive personality

• Honesty

• Attention to detail.

• Goal oriented

What we offer We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, in a growing market in a fast-paced industry. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary and bonus scheme.

Please email your application to before close of business on 25th March 2024

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Internship – South Africa Wind Energy Association(SAWEA)

The South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) in partnership with Noupoort Wind Farm, is excited to announce that Wind Industry Internship Programme (WIIP) will be running for the second time in 2023. WIIP first launched in 2022 January, where 15 interns were placed and mentored by SAWEA member organisations for a period of 12 months. This current process will however be running for the first time through the Noupoort Wind Farm and we are excited to open it up to the Noupoort community.

The WIIP internship offers hands-on experience to exceptional South African students who are committed to building a career in renewable wind energy.

The purpose of the WIIP is to provide young professionals who have any tertiary education, including N4, NQF level 5 – 6 in Engineering: Energy, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Civil, with the opportunity to gain practical work experience in line with their studies and interests, and to expose them to work that is related to sustainable energy.

The students will be working alongside the Noupoort Wind Farm’s Operational Team, being exposed to various tasks and activities in and around the wind farm. The 2023 applications have been reopened to ensure maximum participation and young aspiring professionals are encouraged to apply.
Please note: the program is sponsored and ran by SAWEA, all applications will have to go through the SEWEA website and not submitted to the Noupoort Wind Farm or the team. The Noupoort Wind Farm will only be responsible for the administering of the practical onsite experiential training and development of interns.

Focus Areas
The wind industry has a diverse skills requirement; the focus areas will be on the following broad skills areas:

  • Engineering: Energy, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Civil etc.
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics and Environmental Sciences.
  • Administration and Management (Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Procurement, Human Resource Management)
  • Social Sciences/Humanities (Economics, Gender, International Relations, Communication, Population Studies, Law)
  • Information Technology (Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Multimedia Web Design, Software Engineering)

Noupoort Wind Farm Focus Area
The Noupoort Wind Farm will only focus on the below internship intake for 2023/2024:

  • Engineering: Energy, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Civil etc.Interns can apply via or alternatively hand a hard copy of their CV to the Noupoort ED Office closing date is the 24 March 2023.

Idatha kunye Nomhlalutyi


Idatha kunye Nomhlalutyi (eMntla Koloni) 



Isihloko somsebenzi: Umhlalutyi nophandonedata 

Ingingqi: Makahlale kwingingqi yase Noupoort, eMntla Koloni 

Inqanaba: Kwinqanabe elinanane ukuye kweliphakathi 

Umvuzo: Kuxhomekeke kumsebenzi ebewenza ngaphambili kothelekiswa neminye ekumila kunje 

Uhlobo lwesikhundla: Uyakuba ngowethutyana kusenokuvela amanye amathuba kwiprojecte ezizakulandela le ikhoyo 

uQala: ngomhla wokuqala ka October 2022 

Kuvalwa nini: ngoLwesihlanu umhla wama 23 Septemba kowe 2022, ngentsimbi yesihlanu 

Imininingwana Ngalomsebenzi 

Scaled Impact le yiprojecthi esacetywayo ejonge ukuphuhlisa nokucebisa inkampani eseRhawutini nase Berline. Sizimele asenzi ngeniso (not-for-profit). Le nkampani yabakho ngo2016 sinezinto iprojects kweli lomzantsi Afrika silawuko le ntetho yokumema sicele ingeniso siyithathe ibe nenzuzo. 

Iprojects zikhethelwe ukwenza ezi zinto zilandelayo: 

– Ukuphucula ezolimo namashishini emveliso kwiAfrika iphela 

– Idibanise amafama asakhasayo ade ekhule kwimarike 

-Ijonge ukuphumeza ulawulo olupheleleyo loqoqosho kunye neendlela zokwenza oko 

-Ijonge ukuphuhlisa amakhonkco obonelelo asebenza ngokungafihlisiyo 

Siyacebisa inkampani namasebe kaRhulumente kwimiba yesicwangciso sephuhliso 

iProjekthi kunye nenkcukacha zomsebensi 

Le yiprojekthi yoluntu kwezolimo eza kukhulisa amafama asakhulayo kwixesha elizayo kuMntla Koloni. Livestock farming plays a critical economic and social role in the Northern Cape. 

Sikhangela umhlalutyi okwinqanabo eliphakathi uozakujoyina inyanga ezintathu (3 months). 

Umntu okhangelwayo ngonezimpawu zilandelayo 

– Kufuneka ahlale eNoupoort eMntla Koloni 

– Akwazi ukubhala nokuthetha isiBhulu (Afrikaans), isiNgesi (English), nesiXhosa angathetheleleka 

– Amava ngophando eluntwini nodliwano-ndlebe nabantu 

– Ulwazi kwezoqoqosho ezolimo nekwinzululwazi kwezantlalo 

– Uthakezelelo lokusebenza aphucule intlalo yabantu 

– Akhuthale akwazi ukusebenza ngaphandle kokuthundezwa 

– Akwazi ukubhala asebenzise aqonde kakuhle iMicrosoft Office, ngakumbi uWord noExcel 

– Aziqonde kakuhle ezorhwebo aziqonde ezoqoqosho nezoshishimo nentengiso 

Umvuzo unxulunene nemarike 

Thumela iCV nephepha elinye uzithethelele ku Kim Sanssoucie isihloko ubhale : Umhlalutyi eMntla Koloni 






Job title: Data & Research Analyst 

Location: In and around Noupoort, Northern Cape 

Level: Junior to mid-level 

Salary: Market-related, dependent on previous experience 

Position type: Contractual with opportunities for follow-up projects 

Start: 1 October 2022 

Application deadline: Friday 23 September 2022, 5pm 


Scaled Impact is a project development and strategic advisory company based in Johannesburg and Berlin. We are a not-for-profit social enterprise. Founded in 2016 we have a series of projects across Southern Africa that we are managing to prove concept, attract funding and take to commercial scale. 

Our projects are selected to: 

– Develop efficient agriculture and manufacturing businesses in Africa 

– Link small-scale and emerging farmers to large-scale markets 

– Implement full circular economy management and methods 

– Develop highly transparent and effective supply chains 

We also advise several large companies and government departments on issues of development strategy. 

Project and Job Specifications 

This is an agricultural community project that will deliver long-term growth of small-scale livestock farmers. Livestock farming plays a critical economic and social role in the Northern Cape. 

We are looking for a junior to mid-level analyst to join our team on a 3-month contract. 

The person we are looking for is: 

– Based in and around Noupoort in the Northern Cape 

– Fluent in Afrikaans and English 

– Experience in or comfortable with community research and direct community interviews 

– A background in agriculture, economics or social sciences 

– Highly motivated and wanting to make a social contribution 

– Self-motivating and able to work without great direct oversight 

– Able to write, with a good grasp of Microsoft Office products, mainly Word and Excel 

– Commercially aware. Some understanding of economics, business and marketing is valuable 

Salary is market-related. 

Please send your CV and a 1 page cover letter to Kim Sanssoucie at and use the subject line: Analyst Northern Cape 



DATE: 11 MAY 2022
TIME: 16:00 – 18:00



To supply and deliver school uniforms to Enoch Mthetho High School.

Enquiries can be directed to: Salzonia Jordaan Raman on email address:    or Cell no: 083 557 3703.

Closing Date: 07/03/2022 Closing Time (RSA Standard Time) 16h00


Supply and Install Clearvu Fencing at the Siphiwo Ntsizakalo Stadium, work to be completed within a month.

All interested parties will be given an opportunity to inspect the site, Siphiwo Ntsizakalo Stadium on 24 February 2022 from 10:00 – 10:20

ENQUIRIES: Please direct enquiries to Salzonia Jordaan Raman on email address: Cell no: 083 557 3703.

CLOSING DATE: 3 March 2022 at 16h00


To erect a stand and fit a 5250 litre jo-jo tank and pump at Zingce ECD Centre, situated in Shaw Street, Noupoort. The jo-jo tank and related material needs to be transported from Eurekaville Hardware store to Zingce ECD Centre, fitted and connected to the kitchen and bathroom taps to ensure water availability throughout the day. (Tank to be filled with water, supplied by the ECD Centre).

The quotation is for labour only.

All interested parties will be given an opportunity to inspect Zingce ECD site on 30th September 2021 from 10:00 – 10:30

Enquiries can be directed to: Salzonia Jordaan Raman on email address:

Cell no: 083 557 3703.


Supply, delivery and installation of vertical hurricane shutters to all the windows at Eurekaville Clinic, situated in Louisa Street, Eurekaville, Noupoort.

All interested parties will be given an opportunity to inspect the windows and take all necessary measurements during the site meeting scheduled for 30/09/2021 from 09:00 – 10:00.

Enquiries can be directed to: Salzonia Jordaan Raman, on email address:

Cell number, 083 557 3703.

No enquiries will be responded to two days before the closing date.