Environmental & Climate Change Manager

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
May 17, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05813

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Environmental & Climate Change Manager

Job Summary


The environment and climate change manager reports to the Environment Vice-President.

He /She will be the group's referent in terms of Climate Change.

The project manager will be in charge of the group's environmental reporting and will participate in the continuous improvement program by providing support to the operational departments on the subjects of regulatory compliance and reduction of our impacts on the environment (air, water, waste, etc.).



- Act as a climate change referent:

  • Participate in the definition and monitoring of the group's strategy in terms of climate change,

  • Definition and animation of the 1.5C trajectory and its validation by the SBTi

  • Analyze and monitor the group's emissions: Analyze the evolution of the group's CO2 emissions: identification of causes, understanding of carbon-related mechanisms: influence of the energy mix, renewable electricity,

  • Support operational departments in reducing their CO2 emissions (action levers),

  • Work on scope 3 in relation with the purchasing department: indirect emissions,

  • Help to raise awareness and training employees.

- Facilitate the Group's environmental reporting:

  • Coordinate the monitoring of indicators and the management system and be a source of proposals to improve them

  • Ensure environmental compliance and continuous improvement of our operations:

  • Evaluate the maturity of the group's environmental management systems using the internal reference system and participate in the definition of action plans

  • Participate in internal environmental audits

  • Assess and reduce the risks associated with the activities of the group's sites and participate in the definition and implementation of preventive and curative solutions

  • Ensure that gaps or opportunities identified are included in the operational departments' roadmaps

  • Project management: supporting operational departments on specific environmental projects

  • Expertise: Be in support of operations on environmental and industrial expertise topics for specific projects (atmospheric emissions, treatment of aqueous effluents)

  • Collaborate with an international network of correspondents and with other functions at group level on specific subjects


  • Engineer or Master 2 in Environment or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 years of significant experience in environmental matters in industry, in an environmental consulting firm or a design office

  • Skills & Knowledge related to the missions:

  • Technical knowledge of environmental engineering such as air emissions treatment or industrial water treatment techniques is a plus

  • Knowledge and appetite for topics related to climate change

  • A genuine interest and understanding of environmental issues and in particular climate change

  • Ability to quickly immerse themselves in complex, international contexts and to quickly grasp the issues;

  • A desire to work in a team in a multicultural context

  • You will be able to establish effective networks within the company and with external organizations. Strong counseling skills including the ability to motivate and influence others through engagement and building/maintaining a network.

  • Motivated and committed personality ready to independently take on topics and see them through to completion

  • Ability to propose practical solutions to enable continuous improvement according to operational constraints

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

  • Organized and methodical, you know how to manage your time independently

  • Fluency in English and French .

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to different regions of the world

Position Type

Full time



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