The French construction industry experienced a 53% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Compagnie de Saint-Gobain with 2,599 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of construction company job postings. GlobalData’s France Construction Market Analysis report provides a top-level overview and detailed market, category and company-specific insights on the France construction industry. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 7% share of the French’s construction industry new job postings in Q1 2023, down by 61% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive construction hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 7% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were down by 78% year-on-year. Second highest were Sales and Related Occupations, which accounted for 4% and drop by 79% year-on-year, and third highest were Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, which were 46% of the new job postings and 77% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in construction accounted for 68% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Compagnie de Saint-Gobain with 2,599, followed by Vinci with 1,977, while the highest increase was at Nexity at 41%.

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