Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy, Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is the company behind some of the world’s most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge.
Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products. If you would like to get more information about our corporate organization in Switzerland specifically, please visit our company profile.
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As we continue to look for more sustainable ways to build, we need world-class talent to join our team. People who are passionate about sustainability, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
The Sustainability Manager - Climate & Energy directly contributes to the ambition of the Group to become a net zero company by ensuring that the Group lives its values and ambitions of building progress for people and the planet.
This includes following challenges and key objectives:
Provide strategic insights to the climate and energy agenda
Coordinate Group key stakeholders efforts towards climate and energy performance
Manage CO2 performance and transparency standards and support their enforcement
Support the development and implementation of Climate and Energy roadmaps
The Sustainability Manager - Climate & Energy supports the efforts of the Group to progress on our net-zero journey, through the following activities:
Supports the Head of Climate & Energy to develop climate and energy strategies to reduce carbon emissions, energy consumption and costs. Researches and monitors trends and innovations in climate and energy
Coordinates internal networks through regular updates with climate experts, ensuring knowledge sharing and capacity building
Defines and coordinates relevant Group wide sustainability initiatives to be implemented. Monitors the effectiveness of climate related projects and makes recommendations on focus areas to address
Develops and implements climate and energy performance measurements on a regular basis. Monitors and assesses performance data and supports ad hoc climate related items. Provides technical support and cross-functional guidance, and prepares performance management meetings and reports
Supports the submission of carbon data disclosure and liaises with investors and climate related sections or rating indices (such as DJSI, CDP, FTSE4Good) to ensure robust assessment, inclusion and leadership. As part of a cross disciplinary structure, liaises, validates and monitors performance on climate related topics with countries in the organization
Participates in R&D Climate Related Projects project as stakeholder
Master Degree or Equivalent in Sciences or Engineering
10+ years experience, preferably in related fields of strategy, climate and/or energy management. Operational experience is a must.
Excellent track record of leading large complex projects and programs and interconnected workstreams
Experience to engage with external stakeholders
Detailed understanding of climate and energy technical aspects in an industrial context: related performance processes and carbon emissions methodologies, including thorough understanding of decarbonisation methodologies and science based targets
Strong data analytics skills, accuracy and rigor in computing and analyzing data from multiple sources (using Excel, Google sheet computing tools) and ability to propose actions to be taken based on results
Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to design and deliver presentations to senior management and external audiences
Strong ability to influence and to convince, as well as active listening skills and empathy
Ability to work in multinational matrix environment, adapting to cultural differences, and to work in network and horizontal relationships
Strong Project management capabilities, Business Process design and management, as well as ability to drive various initiatives and programs parallel
English – fluent (spoken and written). Any additional language skills would be an advantage (i.e. German, French, Spanish). 10-20%