Career Path / Career development


Determining your Career

At Lafarge, there is no such thing as a pre-determined Career path. Everyone builds their own rich and diversified Portfolio.

A sustainable Career can be built by belonging to a profession, developing skills appropriate to each role you occupy and having the interest and determination to follow the professional path you choose.

At Lafarge you hold the key to your success.

A range of ways to boost your Career.

The Group is committed to total transparency concerning job vacancies. Employees have access to internal job offers for all countries thanks to the “Job Center”, available on the intranet.

You’ll also enjoy opportunities to talk openly with Human Resources and your Manager. These discussions will help you regularly evaluate your professional progression.

Assessment and self-assessment tools can be a useful way to understand your managerial aptitudes, behavioural skills and employment preferences.

Assessment and improvement.

Lafarge has developed a number of assessment and improvement tools:

  • The annual assessment interview allows each employee receive Career development guidance from his manager. The interview covers strengths and areas that require improvement of the individual.
  • This interview is also the opportunity to establish an individual development plan (IDP). The Plan represents a mutual commitment between you and your Manager on Priority development targets, concrete actions to achieve these targets, resources needed, timing for completion and ways to measure success.
  • Employees can participate in a 3600 process in which managers and colleagues provide Constructive feedback to help the employee improve and move towards excellence