Global General Manager Corporate Environment

Glencore International AG

  • Publication date:

    22 Februar 2023
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment

We are looking for a Global General Manager Corporate Environment to join our Group HSEC and Human Rights team at our headquarters in Baar/ Switzerland. You will be working in a highly dynamic, diverse, and fast paced international environment with the opportunity to help shaping the function.

Global General Manager Corporate Environment

The main tasks and responsibilities include

  • Effective implementation of the environmental components of the HSEC&HR Strategy to achieve Glencore’s commitment to be a leader in environmental performance
  • Increased awareness to Glencore Board, Executive and Line Management of the importance of Glencore’s environmental performance to its business objectives and ongoing understanding of the area.
  • Development and improvement of environment systems and performance to ensure that relevant environmental, legal and other external requirements are met.
  • Advise, support and assist our Commodity Industrial Leads, HSEC Leads and other managers in
    the implementation of Glencore environmental policies
  • Visible on-site presence and commitment to implement of policies, strategy, standard and
    processes to monitor their compliance and progress
  • Represents Glencore at industry associations in working groups, communicate with relevant
  • Promote an environment-driven workplace and high-performance culture to underpin the success of the operation and create the depth of necessary skills required across the health and safety field
  • Assist with all environment-related matters


Qualifications and experience

  • Degree qualified in an environmental discipline
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in and familiarity with the resource or heavy industry sector
  • Sound knowledge of and training in ISO 14001 and GRI
  • Understanding of international standards (e.g. IFC, UN principles and UN SDG and GRI Standards)
  • Technical experience in areas such as water, closure, biodiversity, energy, air emissions, land management
  • Experience planning and implementing assurance activities
  • Strong operational and corporate experience, preferably within multinational organizations
  • French and/or Spanish language skills viewed positively
  • Knowledge of Central Africa and/or South America is beneficial


The ideal candidate

  • demonstrates high leadership capabilities
  • disposes of high level of integrity, action orientation and accountability
  • has strong communication skills and manages the relationship with peers and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • has sound analytical, report and standard writing skills



  • We are committed to providing benefits, which promote mental, physical and financial well-being. From healthy meal options in our restaurants and bistros to free use of the in-house gym including sport classes with professional trainers.
  • We reimburse public transport for commuting to work.
  • We provide tuition assistance for further education and training courses.
  • We have a competitive parental leave policy. Our childcare benefits also include emergency childcare services and financial assistance towards daycare costs


Who we are

Glencore is one of the world’s largest natural resources companies. Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites and oil production assets, employing 135,000 people directly and as contractors around the world.

Our Purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. The products we source and market play an essential role in modern life. From the copper, cobalt and nickel powering the electric vehicle and renewable energy revolution, to the energy products helping us power this transition and keeping the lights on today– what we do touches every part of life as we know it.

The diversity of our portfolio underpins our strategic ambition to play a leading role in enabling the decarbonisation of global energy usage through providing metals such as copper, cobalt, zinc and nickel that are essential to the transition to a low-carbon economy. In a first for the mining and trading industry in addressing Climate Change, we launched a net zero total emissions ambition by 2050, which aligns our business strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Come and join us on our journey to a sustainable future.

Glencore International AG
Ms Gaye Von Holzen
HR Recruiter
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