For over 30 years, Alphée has been finding the right Director, Executive and Expert for the job in France and abroad.

With all the changes involved in the digital revolution, globalisation and the environment, Alphée works with its clients to identify and select their future high-potential talent, in a world in constant flux.

OUR METHODOLOGY 1
OUR SECTOR-BASED SPECIALISATIONS 2
OUR TOOLS 3

OUR METHODOLOGY

Our commitment to service and quality is developed through rigorous methodology, active listening and respect for the individual. Each mission is rigorously conducted, from the needs analysis to the applicant follow-up.

  • Needs analysis
    • Understanding of the context, the area of activity, the strategic and performance objectives, the positioning, the culture and the corporate values,
    • Analysis and understanding of the recruitment context, job description, definition of the job duties and objectives, and the criteria for the profile in question,
    • Understanding of the internal dynamic in order to grasp what is expected for the position and from the company.
  • Executive search methods, either directly or through multi-sourcing
    • Market needs and definition of the target companies
    • Identification
    • Sourcing
      • Network of Alphée Consultants
      • CFR Global Executive Search International Network
      • Alphée and external databases
      • Social networks, web-tracking, job boards,
      • Contacts in the Grandes Ecoles, Universities, Professional Associations
  • In-depth analysis of applications
    • Pre-selection interview with the Recruitment Consultant and/or the Consultant
    • In-depth interview with the Consultant
    • Personality and intellectual aptitude testing
    • Examination of professional experience, reference check
    • Support for and monitoring of applicants throughout the process.
  • Consulting and assistance with decisions
  • Accepted applicant follow-up

We always respect our values and commitments: sincerity and transparency with respect to discussions, mutual trust, strict confidentiality, regular communication.

Alphée is a member of SYNTEC, the French association of consulting firms, and is a signatory of the HALDE’s (French Equal Opportunities and Anti-Discrimination Commission) Diversity Charter. We are committed to respecting and promoting the principle of non-discrimination in all its forms.

OUR SECTOR-BASED SPECIALISATIONS

Alphée Consultants all hold degrees and have had considerable experience in recruitment either with a recruitment firm or with both a company and consultancy.

They have all developed expertise in the sectors in which they work. They fully understand the specific challenges, the competitive environments and the technological developments.

Alphée is thus particularly active in the following sectors:

  • Mechanical engineering, chemicals, automobile industry
  • Engineering Design
  • Agri-industry
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Services
  • Insurance
  • BtoB and BtoC Distribution
  • Logistics
  • Building and Construction
  • Professional Federations and Organisations.

OUR TOOLS

A recognised ERP enables us to efficiently manage a database of qualified applicants, with regular reports and a precise view of the mission status,

Qualitative assessment tools for real added value in the recruitment decision and the integration of the new employee,

Comprehensive understanding of the digital tools (professional networks, blogs, discussion groups …), partnerships with the main job boards, access to the best external databases (companies, schools),

The high-quality professional network for each Consultant, developed over the course of many years.

A FEW EXAMPLES OF MISSIONS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

The company

A British industrial group, a major player in the specialised fine chemicals sector.

The challenges

Manage and develop the French subsidiary, highlighting innovation and respecting the values of the co-operative system that the group is founded upon.

The target profile

An experienced manager with training as a Chemical Engineer and an MBA, with excellent knowledge of the chemical environment and international experience.

GENERAL SECRETARY

The company

A rapidly-developing Federation of multi-profession employers, recognised for the quality of its social dialogue with the social partners.

The challenges

Define a common strategy for all members, and defend it to the public authorities, while ensuring the Federation continues to function properly from a legal and financial standpoint.

The target profile

An applicant with extensive experience in representative institutions (State, Parliament, Local Authority, Federation, Trade Union), who has been a representative to national or local institutions and who has good knowledge of subjects connected to social action.

SALES DIRECTOR, MEMBER OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE

The company

A strong SME in Construction involved in an LBO, after a reorganisation and seeking to improve performance.

The challenges

Assist application of the changes to the ground teams, and instil an ambitious and profitable sales policy.

The target profile

A sales manager with considerable experience in major works who understands the client typologies (builders of individual homes, promoters) and who has been through a restructuring before.

LOGISTICS SITE DIRECTOR

The company

A major distribution group with its own logistics division.

The challenges

Manage the biggest logistics base for a group that is undergoing strong growth.

Define and implement the strategy within the scope of the position, manage and unite the teams while maintaining economic performance, customer satisfaction and the quality of the social climate.

The target profile

A manager with considerable experience in retail and solid experience in managing multi-site logistics, as well as expertise in change management.

DIRECTOR OF AN INTERNATIONAL ESTABLISHMENT

The company

An Agri-Industrial group with a presence in France and the French overseas territories, wishing to develop abroad with a heavy industrial process.

The challenges

Improving performance, product quality and safety, with a strong emphasis on competency management and developing relationships.

The target profile

A mechanical engineer from heavy industry or agri-foods, with solid experience in site and team management.

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER (BASED IN THE MIDDLE EAST)

The company

A company providing services to official institutions.

The challenges

Develop the local presence, negotiate and manage long-term contracts and ensure profitability, develop partnerships.

The target profile

Experienced applicants from service companies managing complex and long-term contracts.

WHAT SETS US APART

EXPERIENCED CONSULTANTS EXPERIENCED CONSULTANTS
EXPERIENCED CONSULTANTS

Each is the sole contact for their clients. They are used to working in international and multicultural contexts.

EXPERIENCED RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS EXPERIENCED RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS
EXPERIENCED RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS

A team with over 10 years of experience in executive searches.

REGULAR SKILLS UPDATES REGULAR SKILLS UPDATES
REGULAR SKILLS UPDATES

Our teams receive regular, customised training.

AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

Ongoing discussion between the members of the network to ensure shared practice and to develop skills and knowledge.

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