The port as an employer

Jobs and Company Agreements

Positive accords and maintien des effectifs

A stable workforce

At the end of 2017, HAROPA - Port of Rouen had 473 employees, against 474 a year earlier. In 2017, 34 employees with permanent contracts (2 supervisors, 13 manual and clerical workers, 10 managers, 1 assistant dock master, 8 able seamen) joined HAROPA - Port of Rouen. For the school year 2017-2018, the Port of Rouen also welcomed 3 new training/work-experience employees, bringing the total number of sandwich course students to 5.

Total workforce as at 31 December 2017 (fixed-term and permanent contracts)

Apprentices 6
Manual and clerical workers 143
Foreman 72
Manager 80
Dock master 4
Assistant dock master (OPA) 42
Petty officer 36
Able seaman 90
Total 473

As port business lines (ship repairs, sailors) are traditionally masculine, the proportion of men and women is naturally affected.

43 years
Median age
2017 training rate:

of payroll
(the legal requirement is 1.6% of payroll)

An active partnership in naval mechatronics

Until now reserved for the staff of the French Navy, a 1 year higher education course in naval mechatronics started for the first time in 2017 at the Grieu trade school in Rouen. An additional skill essential for intervention on certain port facilities. The training is conducted in conjunction with the teams of HAROPA - Port of Rouen who, throughout the school year, accompany two trainees as they learn about port trades in the workshops or the various construction sites.

New agreements signed in 2017

A large number of areas were covered by agreements signed by and between management and labour this year, including: Forward planning of Jobs and Skills, professional equality and quality of life at work, profit sharing, annual bargaining for employees under the National Unified Collective Agreement (30 promotions, increase in the percentage amount of individual automatic promotions and the Supplementary Productivity Bonus Package, 3 additional days of absence allowed for a hospitalized child) and opening of the Time Savings Accounts for non-management employees.

The CHSCT renewed

The Health, Safety and Working Conditions Committee, better known under the name CHSCT, of HAROPA - Port of Rouen has two sections: the "seafarers" section and the "on-land" section. The four representatives of the latter were appointed in March by a so-called "designated" college made up of works council members and delegates of tenured staff. Their terms will expire no later than the end of 2019. The seafarers section was renewed in December 2017.

HAROPA - Port of Rouen at the "Jobs in Seine" trade fair

3,000 offers
from 250 companies
For its 12th edition, the "Jobs in Seine" trade fair in April 2017 attracted more than 250 companies. The Port of Rouen was there with its job offers, but also to publicize its activities and business lines, including those involved in ship repairs.