athlete career opportunities
Alkegen are looking to recruit elite athletic talent from the world of sport. With a commitment to make the world a cleaner, greener and safer place, Alkegen are looking for exceptional talent to drive forward their ambitions for the future.
ACT are supporting their latest recruitment initiative and selected athletes can benefit from extensive training, mentoring and support opportunities available from both ACT and Alkegen.
As an elite, high-performing athlete, we believe a career with this world recognised brand will provide an ideal platform for business success within the corporate landscape.
For the last 75 years, Alkegen have sat at the helm of innovation. Their revolutionary new offerings champion emerging technologies and they are a company, progressive in their business model as they aspire to be the worldwide provider of high performance specialty fiber materials and solutions.
Alkegen firmly believe that although they employ many assets to support them in attaining their vision, that their most important asset is their people. Alkegen are committed to creating an exceptional and talented team of people, who not only share in the core values of the company, but will progress personally within their own career roles.
act co-founder & director
There are countless proven ways to create specialized materials that do things like keep facilities cooler, lengthen battery life, or prevent fire damage. At Alkegen, we don’t settle for business-as-usual; our business is built on relentless innovation.
With 9,000-plus team members around the world, Alkegen offers a range of dynamic career opportunities with globe-spanning reach.
We pursue growth in all its forms. Company growth. Personal growth. Career growth. We wake up every day inspired by our mission and driven to deliver responsible, transformative growth that benefits all our stakeholders.
At Alkegen, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-job related disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Alkegen believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Alkegen is a global leader in high-performance speciality fibres and inorganic materials used in high-temperature industrial, automotive and fire protection applications. Our purpose, mission and values are based on our commitment to produce high-quality products that help our customers save energy, reduce pollution and improve fire safety.
Thrive in a world outside of sport. With various open vacancies, exclusively reserved for high-performing elite athletes, we believe that the secret to success is in attracting world-class talent.
ACT transitioned athletes
From sport to business, meet the inspiring athletes who have already set the stage for success. At Athlete Career Transition, we’re revolutionising the future of elite sporting talent.
Transition Support is a key element in the successful transition of every retiring professional athlete.
ACT work closely with all athletes placed with business partners to ensure the transition process is as smooth and painless as possible. There is no doubt that there will be many challenges along the way but together we will face them and together we will overcome them!
The ACT Transition support team work tirelessly in its pursuit of our athletes next passion and purpose away from sport. We are part of your new team that is here to listen, advise, guide, support and help every step of the way.
With decades of practical, and lived experience, at our finger tips ACT are experts in transition support, support that is consistent, dependable, available at all times and totally focussed on you!
the transition triad
Ensuring that every athlete we work with experiences a successful transition is at the heart of everything we do at ACT. It’s in our DNA!
This can’t happen however unless both the athlete and the business partner fully buy-in to the concept that comprehensive 360 support is the most effect route to success and retention.
Therefore working in partnership with Alkegen, ACT will ensure that everything we do is centred around the successful transition of every athlete we work with, both from an holistic and career perspective.
ACT TRANSITION SUPPORT
ACT’s tailored transition support program is derived from experience. Each of our transitioning athletes are provided a critical support network, founded on a community of like-minded individuals who have also shared a similar journey.
Salient Athlete Themes (Informed by ACT case studies and most current academic literature)
To be covered with each athlete in fixed sessions;
• Identity – evaluation/creation (on-going)
• Meaning & Purpose – evaluation/creation (on-going)
• Culture adaptation
• Business/Role demands & resources
• Transferable skills
• Life goals – Business & Broader life
• Support network
• Networking plan
• Lifestyle Management
• Broader life development
• Body image & health
All additional individual emergent athlete needs and wants will be fully supported
Exclusively For Elite Athletes
We pair with organisations that truly appreciate the athlete perspective. Our vacancies are exclusive only to elite, high-performance candidates. All roles have been specifically developed to provide athletes with the opportunity to utilise their personal athletic strengths within a corporate workplace culture.