HoloSolis is a European industrial company building solar cells and solar photovoltaic modules in France. The company was founded in 2022 by investors InnoEnergy, Groupe IDEC, TSE, Armor Group and Heraeus.
HoloSolis will help reduce Europe’s dependency not only on fossil fuels imported from Extra-European countries, but also on solar panels imported mainly from China. Our factory will help reindustrialise Europe and contribute to the EU’s NZIA goal to produce locally 40% of the solar panels installed in Europe. Finally, HoloSolis will contribute to Europe’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and curb global warming,
We will focus on building Europe’s largest, most modern and efficient solar panel Gigafactory in Sarreguemines (France). Construction will start in mid-2024, and first modules will be produced in mid-2025. When fully ramped up in 2027; the Sarreguemines facility will produce 5 Gigawatts of solar panels by 2027, approximately 10 million solar panels per year, enough to make 1,000,000 homes energy self-sufficient each year, and create1700 direct jobs.
In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in rebuilding the European photovoltaic ecosystem and build one of the first French Solar PV Gigafactories
The role will give the candidate a great opportunity to help build a culture that supports people in a positive way, connecting personal ambition to Holosolis’ mission. This is a great opportunity to lead and work across talent attraction and help build one of the most sustainable and dynamic organisations in Europe.
We are looking for someone who will reinforce Holosolis on all HR aspects: attracting talent for our factory, setting up training curriculums for our staff, drafting employment contracts, setting up work councils, relationships with unions etc. and generally prepare the company for its future HR development.
As part of the HoloSolis’ Management Team, reporting to the CEO, create, define and lead the HR function for HoloSolis.
Work closely with functional teams to evaluate workforce planning needs and organizational design recommendations.
Develop a hiring strategy to fulfil HoloSolis’ staffing needs, oversee hiring, follow-up talent pipeline vs plan. Keep CEO and department heads regularly updated of progress.
Develop HoloSolis’ employer branding to make the company the employer of choice in the region.
Lead talent management and development, including engagement, reward, recognition, employee training and learning, setting the right balance between self and collective development,
Initiate, drive, and manage the creation of the company’s unions, worker’s councils, etc., and drive the day-to-day relationship with such bodies in active cooperation with the CEO, COO and any other stakeholder.
Design an organization that delivers on HoloSolis’ values, providing autonomy and agility yet answering the competitive and efficient needs of the business.
Ensure free flow of communication throughout the teams. Work closely with the leadership team.
Build and manage your HR team.
HR professional with strong track record, has overseen human resources function in fast growth environment, and shown ability to scale up organizations.
Exposure to industrial matters: knowledge of the French system, trade unions and industrial relations is a must.
Entrepreneurial experience with diversified and international exposure,
Solution finder, out of the box thinker to help build up and build employee skillset of a large workforce.
Knowledge of applying French labour law within a fast-growth environment, in particular Moselle / Alsace labour laws.
Experience implementing HR IS
Partner to senior leaders, will challenge, contribute to and guide leadership decisions.
Fluency in French and English is mandatory, knowledge of German is a significant advantage.
Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve, ethics, and personal integrity
Strong negotiation and communication skills, meaning active listening, excellent presentation skills
Attractive work conditions
Competitive salaries and incentive package,
Work with a team of amazing professionals, dedicated to enable Europe to participate in the 3rd industrial revolution: renewable electricity,
Stimulating work environment: pleasant offices, multicultural and motivated team,
5 weeks of holidays per year + 2 weeks of compensation time (RTT),
Opportunities to network and connect with worldwide experts.