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German Speaking Environmental Manager - Switzerland

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF150000 - CHF170000
Date added
31 October, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with a global life sciences company in its search for a German speaking Environmental Manager.


This role will include overseeing environmental issues and managing 6-8 annual remediation projects within Switzerland and beyond.


German speaking Environmental Manager - Switzerland


You will have the chance to shape environmental strategy in areas such as air emissions, pollution prevention and groundwater management.


Key duties of the Environmental Manager include:

  • Management of environmental liabilities and remediation projects for numerous manufacturing sites
  • Interpreting soil and groundwater investigation results from environmental agencies and present these back to senior stakeholders externally
  • Providing technical guidance to senior leadership and Country Heads to help them minimize environmental risks and liabilities
  • Managing projects around HSE excellence with manufacturing sites, to ensure they reach their environmental goals
  • Representing the company to cantonal authorities and in life sciences industry groups


Suggested skillset:

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Hydrogeology or related subject
  • Fluency in German
  • Around 8-10 years managing environmental liabilities and remediation projects
  • Extensive understanding of environmental regulations in Europe within the context of manufacturing or environmental consulting
  • Technical expertise in soil and groundwater investigation – either gained within a company or from an environmental agency

As a global employer, the business offers progression both within HSE and into broader general management, investing heavily into employees training.