Human Resources Priorities
At the heart of Nexans strategy, human resources demand a strong proactive approach focused on activities and skills and related to local job market conditions. This approach intends to bring dynamism to HR processes and emphasizes the “business” dimension.
Contribute to the Nexans Group success
To drive its growth and prepare for the future, Nexans strives to develop and promote quality employees and adopt a voluntarist Human Resources approach.
Its goals :
- build teams’ commitment,
- develop skills,
- share knowledge and best practices,
- encourage mobility,
- reinforce customer orientation
- increase the Group’s attractivity for its employees
Training: crucial for progress
Allow each employee to enrich his or her skills and performance through a targeted training program means:
212 000 hours of training in 2005 (internal or external, in the field of technologies, languages and management)
Career management : for a dynamic career progression
Progression, working abroad, evolution, is essential for each employee willing to manage its career progression.
Nexans has standardized career management internal tools : creation of a Career Committee at the Corporate level and in each country, annual performance review, processes to encourage geographic mobility.
Participation : teams’ contribution to the Group success
Team commitment is reinforced by an attractive compensation policy fair for all the employees. Manager compensation is made up of a fixed salary plus a variable bonus related to job position, individual and common goals set at the start of the year and to the Group’s financial performance. Sales people are also eligible for a profit-sharing scheme and a bonus related to business units results
An open and constructive labor dialogue
Nexans maintains an open, constructive dialogue with labor union representatives. “Newco”, the Nexans European Work Council representing 13 countries, meets twice a year. Discussions are primarily centered on Group’s strategic plan and its implication for manufacturing operations and Nexans employees.
Recruitment : priority to mobility
Recruitment is another of Nexans’ growth drivers. During the past few years, the Group has accelerated its recruiting program, favoring young graduates able to work in an international environment.
* 19 850 after integration in the scope of consolidation of Autoelectric’ subsidiaries (Germany) in application of IAS 27.
Number of new hires