Corporate
15 February 2024

Hardis Group to hire 380 new employees in 2024

Hardis Group has unveiled a vast recruitment plan to supports its ambitious expansion plans in France and worldwide, as it looks to achieve organic growth of 10% in 2024:

  • Of the 380 vacancies planned group-wide for 2024, 140 will be based in Grenoble, 80 in Paris, and 75 in Lyon.
  • Some 120 new hires will join Reflex, the group’s business unit specializing in developing and integrating logistics execution software, with many joining its R&D and support teams based on Grenoble.
  • Cloudity, the group’s specialist Salesforce integration entity, will welcome 40 new employees.
  • The group plans to add 40 people to its teams outside France—in the Netherlands, Spain, and Poland.

Grenoble, February 15, 2024 – Hardis Group, a consulting and IT services company, Salesforce pure player, and logistics software publisher, has unveiled its recruitment plan for 2024. The group, which currently employs 1,700 people, including 260 outside France, will add 380 new employees to its workforce in 2024.

 

57% of new roles in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, and over 11% outside France

 

In 2023, Hardis Group posted consolidated revenue of €190 million (provisional data), up 22% relative to 2022. In line with its target of achieving 10% organic growth in 2024, the group plans to hire 380 new employees this year.

  • 140 vacancies will based in Grenoble, 80 in Paris, 75 in Lyon, 25 in Nantes, 10 in Lille, and 10 in Bordeaux.
  • 200 of the new hires will work in the group’s digital services business, 120 will join Reflex (its logistics execution software unit), and 40 will join Cloudity (its Salesforce integration entity).
  • 40 people will join the group’s teams outside France—in the Netherlands, Spain, and Poland (30 for Reflex and 10 for Cloudity).

“Our ongoing growth strategy is built around two priorities: maintaining our strong local roots in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, our traditional heartland, and bolstering our position in Europe, especially for our Reflex software publishing business,” said Nicolas Odet, President of Hardis Group. “In France, we’re recruiting people with the right skills and background to grow their careers internationally should they wish. More than 30 nationalities are already represented in our workforce.”

 

Sought-after tech skillsets

 

Across its various business units, Hardis Group is actively seeking to recruit development engineers, system and network engineers and developers, DevOps engineers, product owners, infrastructure consultants, test automation engineers, IT project managers, solution consultants, support technicians, public cloud experts (especially Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure), database administrators, architects, business analysts, and experts in data, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.

 

Training and internal job mobility

 

The Hardis Group Academy reflects the group’s ongoing and active commitment to staff training, with an emphasis on skills development and internal job mobility.

“Our training programs are geared toward developing our people’s hard and soft skills,” said Yvan Coutaz, Managing Director of Hardis Group. “Last year, we launched a course on digital responsibility. Some 300 people completed training on best practice in eco-design and digital accessibility. In 2024, we’ll add new sessions on three major technology trends: generative AI, automation, and security.”

 

Internships, work-study placements, and partnerships with schools and universities

 

As is the case each year, Hardis Group expects to welcome around 50 people on internships and work-study programs, most of whom will come from partner schools and universities including INSA Lyon, the MIAGE program at Université Grenoble Alpes and Nantes Université, IMT Atlantique, Epitech, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM), coding school 42 Lyon Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Simplon, and Campus Numérique.