Philippines - Offering career support to engineers
Since 2004, Lafarge's Cadet Engineer program has enhanced the training of young Filipino engineers. A follow-up program now helps them to better manage their careers.
Aimed at young engineers graduating from Filipino universities, Lafarge's Cadet Engineer Program allows them to acquire specific skills in relation to building materials.
In a continuation of this initiative, the Cement Business has established a system for helping engineers to progress and to build a career in the company.
To achieve this, 2 tools have been created:
These programs encourage recruitment of new talents by demonstrating that Lafarge offers real career opportunities. Since 2004, 56 cadets have taken part in the program and 40 of them have joined the company.
This first experience-sharing project in Malaysia has generated enthusiasm and many engineers have put themselves forward for it.
The structure put in place is very flexible. It can be adapted to other subsidiaries, as well as other Group divisions.