Job area
Human resources
Marcq-en-Barœul, France
Contract type
Apprenticeship - Apprentissage

Job description

We are looking for our “HR Apprentice” to join the MEA (Middle East & Africa) regional HR team to be located in MEA France office.

Reporting to the Sales and Ingredients HR Manager, you will participate in the HR topics for our entities based in Ethiopia, Kenya, UAE, Ivory Coast, Algeria such as:

  • Active support on several HR projects:
    • Management of benefits
    • Job classification project (Mercer position Evaluation)
  • Payroll follow up for some outsourced employees
  • Induction tool implementation
  • Recruitment
  • Preparation of contracts
  • Internal communication support (e.g.newcomers announcement, org. of events,etc)


  • You are studying for a Master in HR or equivalent and you are looking for a 2 years apprentice contract
  • A first internship in a Human Resources Department is a plus.
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks
  • Pragmatic, autonomous
  • Energetic, hands-on, result driven and go-getting with a strong passion for excellence and attention to operational details
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with people from various levels and functions within the area. You are able to work in an international environment and to adapt to other cultures.

Company description

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,7 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 11,000 employees and more than 90 nationalities. On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food, health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.

To nourish 9 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.

Lesaffre – Working together to better nourish and protect the planet !