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Valuing people


Snam respects the dignity of everyone and offers equal opportunity in all phases and all aspects of employment, not partaking in any form of discrimination that may derive from differences in sex, age, state of health, nationality or political or religious opinions


Training, besides fulfilling its traditional role of developing skills and competencies, is also used as a tool to support organisational integration and change management processes


A total of 93% of Snam personnel have permanent employment contracts

It is becoming increasingly difficult to grow a business in the European gas market because it requires diverse skills, teamwork and an ever greater capacity to innovate. This means improvements to human capital are crucial in continuing to create value.
Snam has always benefited from high levels of technical and managerial ability, know-how,innovation and vision. Every year, the Company works hard to strengthen its systems and policies for shaping leadership and employee performance, giving staff all the tools they need to be agents of change. In fact Snam considers the development, training, communication and well-being of employees to be core values.

These values derive from Human Rights respect in a broader sense. Values applied in Snam's personnel policies and promoted with Snam's adhesion to Global Compact and with the diffusion of its Code of Ethics.

These values bring together different companies into a single group and help to build new and efficient management and communication systems, making fundamental changes to the organisation and the role of each person, while also enhancing their individual skills.

Snam’s personnel: a photo

Working at Snam requires essential skills for managing technologies, control systems and increasingly complex IT systems and procedures. As a result, about 58% of  2,883 Group employees have technical specialist degrees. University graduates, mainly in engineering and economics, amount to nearly 21% of the corporate population and European network strategic development projects require the further enhancement of these skills in order to manage the complexities of the work carried out. Besides, in addition to the young graduates that already work in the Group, 73 new graduates  were added in 2016.

A total of 93% of Snam personnel people have permanent employment contracts and 506 – about 17.5% of the total workforce – are employed in Southern Italy. The average age of the Group’s workforce is about 46 years and the average length of service is about 21 years.

Snam Group workforce

  2014 2015 2016
Executives 99 99 87
Managers 447 449 421
Office workers 1,689 1,736 1,651
Manual workers 713 721 724
Total employees 2,948 3,005 2,883

Distribution of Employees by geographical area (no.)


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