Head of Market & Communications (100%)


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. 

No agencies can be considered for this job posting, and no agency involvement is required unless contractually assigned. 

We are open to considering various locations for this position, please clearly indicate your place of residence and/or willingness to move to specific locations in your application.

Head of Market & Communications (100%)

Head of Market & Communications (100%)

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Your tasks

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.

Geocycle, as a leading waste management service provider, is looking for a Head of Market and Communications. In this role, you will be leading a small team and together will be responsible for supporting market development in all the countries where we are active.

Your responsibilities will be split between:

Marketing: Supporting countries as they develop profitable business models, using the Group's know-how and experience of other success stories. This included developing complex business structures for municipal waste, stakeholder management, and developing local competencies of the countries.

Communications: Responsible for managing our communications channels on Facebook, LinkedIn and Connect (Holcim intranet). In addition, organizing the annual Geocycle week, managing news articles for external press, and being the point of contact for the Holcim Communications team.

  • Market development
  • Competence and Business development
  • Stakeholder management
  • Key Accounts (mainly big FMCG)
  • Brand Communications
  • Reporting
  • Strategy development and Market assessment


  • Bachelor's degree


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a business development role
  • Sales background is a prerequisite
  • Waste management experience is a prerequisite

Knowledge & Skills

  • Self-driven
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Sales skills
  • Waste management

Language Requirements

Fluent in English.

Your contact

If you have any questions concerning this job position, please contact

Barbara Bawidamann
Global HR Business Partner

Your working location

Holcim Technology Ltd
Im Schachen
5113 Holderbank

More about Holcim

For more information please visit our website.