Alliander employs about 7,100 people (6,900 FTEs), including agency/contract workers, who all work together to ensure a reliable, affordable and accessible energy supply. These people are an indispensable link in the daily performance of our tasks.

Alliander acknowledges the importance of good employment practices and wishes to be and remain a top-class employer, i.e. an inclusive place of employment where employees trust the people they work with, have opportunities for personal development, are proud of what they do, and work in a pleasant atmosphere with colleagues, customers, suppliers and partners to ensure an adequate energy supply for a sustainable tomorrow.

Related topics

This chapter describes what we do in the area of recruitment and the composition of our company. The information relates to several topics the stakeholders feel are important. Furthermore, these activities contribute to achieving an SDG:

Related material issues

F) Talent acquisition and development
I) Company’s adaptability

Contribution to SDG
Related stakeholder group


Objectives and results for employees

Employee absenteeism

3.9% 2020 result
≥ 4.3% 2020 objective

4.2% in 2019

Employee survey score

none1 2020 result
≥ 71 2020 objective

70% in 2019

Women in leadership positions

29.0%2 2020 result
≥ 30.0% 2020 objective

26.9% in 2019

People with poor employment prospects

1083 2020 result
≥ 108 2020 objective

101 in 2019

  • 1 In 2020, together with the employee participation body, we looked for a new instrument to allow more effective monitoring of what goes on in the organisation in quantified terms. The instrument will be implemented in 2021.
  • 2 No employee satisfaction survey was conducted in 2020 due to the focus on the reorganisation and the COVID-19 crisis, which made performing a new survey difficult. 
  • 3 The figure for employees with poor prospects on the labour market comprises 78 employees working for us under the Dutch Participation Act and another 30 with a work experience placement.