Beautifully tenacious

Oscar Haihambo, the frontline manager at the Pick n Pay Namibia Wernhil branch, strongly believes in staying true to who you are, working hard and supporting your team.

29 November 2019 | Business

Mariselle Stofberg

Oscar Haihambo is a dedicated, focused and tenacious woman who believes in equipping oneself with knowledge while following your passion.

Haihambo attended various customer service training courses and basic computer courses throughout her career to broaden her knowledge and equip her with as many skills as possible.

Today Haihambo is the frontline manager at the Pick n Pay Namibia Wernhil branch.

Haihambo’s career path has its roots in her love for working with people and helping them to reach their full potential. “I had a dream I wanted to pursue and had a passion for life. Through my leaders within the industry I was driven in this career direction. My love for people made me what I am today,” she says.

Whenever young people have to make decisions on their career paths, Haihambo encourages them to follow their dreams and to stay true to who they are. “You must have passion, integrity and believe in yourself.”

Haihambo started her career at Pick n Pay 22 years ago as a cashier and was later promoted to customer service.

“Today I am a frontline manager. I am responsible for ensuring that services run smoothly at the tills and that we keep all the customers happy as we are their last point of contact in the store. I also need to ensure that my team is following the right company procedures,” she added.

“I face challenges every day, but I make sure to overcome them and do my work to the best of my ability. The most rewarding part is when I see every customer and staff member happy and to be able to witness growth in the shop sales.”

Haihambo is working towards being a customer consultant for PnP in the whole of Namibia.

Haihambo believes her corporate superpower is her ability to stay true to her moral standards and maintaining her efficiency in everything she undertakes.

“In life things are not easy. You need to be strong to ensure a secure future for yourself and the people surrounding you.”

If Haihambo could change anything in this world it would be the detrimental mentality and attitude of society and she would want to find ways in which the community can fight poverty.

Haihambo believes that there is more to a person than meets the eye. “Some people see me only as Oscar, but they don’t necessarily know who the real me is. I am strong, observant, a good listener and a problem solver. I might come across as very soft spoken, but I am also very strict and traditional. I can analyse something and someone and get to the bottom of that scenario.”

Similar News

 

Big honour for Air Namibia’s IT chief

1 week ago - 03 July 2020 | People

MICHELLINE NAWATISES Victor Nghifindaka, who hails from the Ondobe-yeno village in the Ohangwena Region, has been appointed as a member of the International Air...

Conquering the logistics world every day

1 week ago - 03 July 2020 | People

Michelline Nawatises Oscar Kanovengi was born in Windhoek on 17 September 1978, the year in which the Herero Paramount Chief Clemence Kapuuo was assassinated....

Changing the face of data

2 weeks ago - 26 June 2020 | Government

Mariselle Stofberg- Herold Kapurua Kazavanga has made a valuable contribution towards reducing the data reserves of the GIPF, from 5% to 2%.He says he achieved...

From combatant to seasoned academic

2 weeks ago - 26 June 2020 | People

Committed to keep learningESTER KAMATIIn standard 7, (now known as grade 9), Niikondo made a drastic change to drop his academic career, subsequently moving to...

Speaking the Language of Finance Fluently

2 weeks ago - 23 June 2020 | People

Nilson Kauraisa (32) was born and raised in Namibia. His first permanent job was at MCN and he’s been with the company for nine years....

Pupil of Mariental Secondary School tested positive for covid19

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Education

A 20 year old student of Mariental Secondary School was tested positive for covid19. He travelled fom Walvis Bay on the 02 June 2020 and...

Sowing into the future

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Youth

The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) in the Oshana region recently set up a vegetable garden at Dr Frans Aupa Indongo Special School in Okandjengedi.The...

The power of the pen

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Youth

I Am The Key Children Media invites children between the age of 7 and 16 to enter the second Namibia Children Writing Competition before 30...

Trip Travel lends a helping hand via competition

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Education

With online learning demanding schools to react promptly to technology, schools were left with no choice but to pull all strings together. Trip Travel, which...

Latest News

Conquering the logistics world every...

1 week ago - 03 July 2020 | People

Michelline Nawatises Oscar Kanovengi was born in Windhoek on 17 September 1978, the year in which the Herero Paramount Chief Clemence Kapuuo was assassinated....

by JUSTISIA SHIPENA

Harnessing curiosity

1 week ago - 03 July 2020 | Banking

Mariselle Stofberg The diverse and ambitious Marion Scheün advises young individuals to find something that they are passionate about and cultivate that into a career....

by JUSTISIA SHIPENA

Changing the face of data

2 weeks ago - 26 June 2020 | Government

Mariselle Stofberg- Herold Kapurua Kazavanga has made a valuable contribution towards reducing the data reserves of the GIPF, from 5% to 2%.He says he achieved...

by Mariselle Stofberg

Ecopreneurship a viable way to...

2 weeks ago - 26 June 2020 | Columns

Desmond KheibebIn the last few years it seems as we have created an unstoppable chain of events which has led to the issue of climate...

by Ester Kamati

From combatant to seasoned academic

2 weeks ago - 26 June 2020 | People

Committed to keep learningESTER KAMATIIn standard 7, (now known as grade 9), Niikondo made a drastic change to drop his academic career, subsequently moving to...

by Ester Kamati

The Namibia National Olympic Committee...

2 weeks ago - 24 June 2020 | Sports

The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) in partnership with the Basketball Artist School (BAS) hosted a live olympic day workout session at the Katutura Youth...

by

The Namibia National Olympic Committee...

2 weeks ago - 24 June 2020 | Sports

The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) in partnership with the Basketball Artist School (BAS) hosted a live olympic day workout session at the Katutura Youth...

by

Speaking the Language of Finance...

2 weeks ago - 23 June 2020 | People

Nilson Kauraisa (32) was born and raised in Namibia. His first permanent job was at MCN and he’s been with the company for nine years....

by Michelline Nawatises

Pupil of Mariental Secondary School...

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Education

A 20 year old student of Mariental Secondary School was tested positive for covid19. He travelled fom Walvis Bay on the 02 June 2020 and...

by Michelline Nawatises

Load More