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HR integration of a newly acquired business


Operational project management


  • Foreign global company (1600 employees)
  • Applicable CBA : Syntec


  • First acquisition of a French business (50 employees) by a global company
  • No HR function in France

Challenges :

  • To make an HR compliance diagnostic and implement actions
  • To advise the buyer on HR, social and legal aspects of the transfer
  • To review and ensure HR compliance
  • To make business acquisition a success


18 months. 40% Part-time


  • HR and regulatory diagnostic
  • Set-up of HR processes and regulatory alignment
  • Review of job-descriptions, classification levels and working-time modalities
  • Reinforcement of dialogue with staff representatives and first-line Managers
  • Definition of the HR permanent position’s scope and role, selection and skills transfer


  • Reduction of social and related financial risks
  • Increase of team’s engagement
  • Turn-over under control