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Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Paris, FR, 75008

Company: Sonepar

About Sonepar

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Through a dense network of 100 brands spanning 40 countries, the Group has an ambitious transformation agenda to become the first global B-to-B electrical distributor to provide a fully digitalized and synchronized omnichannel experience to all customers. Drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €23 billion in 2020. Sonepar makes its customers’ lives easier, over the counter, visiting customers, by phone or online, – however we’re needed. Sonepar’s ambition is to become “La Référence” - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders.



You assist the ODD in the development of the key projects. You will be involved in missions as HR transformation projects, change management and digital. 


You are in charge for coordinating several topics, in frequent interactions with other corporate  departments (Finance, Communications, Digital) and international teams all over the world. 




Project Management /Change management: 

  • accompany the deployment of the ERP HR (Sonepeople) and of the Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) tool, helping countries in setting high standards. This will focus the first year of the job. 

  • set process standard and support implementation to support business profitable growth. Boost, coordinate and follow up HR projects and priorities at international level (International HR committee). 

  • Support countries in target operating model definition (SC, Digital, New HR..) 

  • Lead global climate survey, adapted communication on defined projects 


Digital Transformation: 

  • Collaborate with Digital and Communication team in setting global platform to exchange best practices. 

  • Lead the creation of a People Dashboard with automated HR KPIs collaborating with all countries. 

  • Boost the development of the People portal according to the HR strategy and aligning the different countries. 


HR Strategy: 

  • Search and synthesis of strategic information and market evolution to improve the efficiency / image of the function. 

  • Capacity to understand business and consequent HR processes impact. 

  • Suggest tools and programs adapt to local /global efficiency.  




  • Business acumen and customer orientation 

  • Drive & leadership skills in transversal decentralized environment 

  • Strong skills in organizational consulting & Change Management, incl. internal communication, project management, animation & networking skills 

  • Passion for analytics and big data 

  • Able to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information (M&A, GDPR) 

  • Able to adapt: comfortable to work in complex, international multi-dimensional environment 

  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment, teamwork and cooperation 

  • Strong results orientation, interpersonal and communication skills at ease in decentralized context 

  • Rigorous, problem solver with a continuous improvement mind-set 

  • Endless learner 

  • Team player 

  • Office tools 

  • International profile. Fluent English spoken 




  • 7/10 years’ experience in “best in class” global environments, managing HR digital transformations consulting / corporate. 

  • Practice and knowledge of operational HR processes, change management and HRIS SAP SuccessFactor 

  • Business School, MSc/MA/MBA in HR management, HRIS specialty is preferred 

  • Deep interest in HR or in organization development and project management  

  • Strong business acumen with excellent HR functional knowledge and operational skills 

  • Strong proven change and project management capability 



  • Job based in Paris, frequent travels 

  • The job offers a unique opportunity to know the Group from a worldwide perspective and can open career path perspectives in HR / Business. 

We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy many employee benefits by applying online. Sonepar HQ is thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.


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