EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sopra Group

Sopra Group

Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Montpellier and other parts of southern France


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 8500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-03-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Planned Job Creation: 1600

Additional Information

On 11 March 2011, IT consultancy company Sopra Group announced its intention to recruit 1,600 employees in France in 2011 (13,000 worldwide). Sopra will also recruit 300 employees in other European countries (Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain) and, to a lesser extent, in India.