About Albert Van Der Westhuizen

Albert is a Renewable Energy Professional based in Gauteng South Africa.

Recommendations

A preview of what LinkedIn members have to say about Albert:

  • Excellent strategic thinking and analytical approach to determine the critical success factors for a project and deliver on them with excellence and in a very short period of time.
  • Albert, worked directly for me as the Manager of the Business Improvement function of Klipspruit Colliery. Albert is a strategic thinker with strong analytical skills. He has a sound knowledge of the Six Sigma methodologies and tools. I would strongly recommend him for a position which has a requirement for these skill sets. Dean

Experience

  • Principal Consultant Bp2 International October 2015 – Present (1 year 6 months)Johannesburg Area, South Africa Principal Consultant for international consulting company bp2i working on a procurement improvement project for a JSE listed mining contracting company.
  • Owner – Spinnacle Consulting Spinnacle Consulting March 2014 – June 2015 (1 year 4 months)Johannesburg Area, South Africa Consulting services relating to strategy, supply sourcing and business improvement.
  • Supply Category Manager BHPBilliton June 2011 – February 2014 (2 years 9 months) I was responsible for the Category Management of the MRO category in the South African coal division including aspects such as spend analysis, sourcing strategies, Supplier Relationship Management, etc.
  • Surface Production Manager BHPBilliton February 2010 – September 2010 (8 months) I was responsible for managing the mining contractor in a truck and shovel opencast coal mining operation. Key performance areas included Production and Health and Safety.
  • Superintendent Casthouse BHP Billiton January 2003 – November 2005 (2 years 11 months)Richards Bay Area, South Africa

Education

  • The University of Edinburgh Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business Administration and Management, General 2007 – 2009

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Albert cares about:

  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Science and Technology