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4 questions to Stéphane Chardon, CEO of eocen.

Why do market leaders entrust their complex project management to setec eocen?

In 2020, setec eocen, previously known as planitec, celebrated its 50th anniversary, which means we have acquired 50 years of experience in project management.
When we started, we were pioneers of our industry, and we’ve continued innovating day after day to bring excellent-quality services to our customers, diligently and reliably.
It’s all in the details: our consultants are trained in the most innovative project management methods, our local management, and the benchmark we offer our customers thanks to our work in a variety of industries, from aerospace and rail transportation to shipbuilding and energy.

Why join setec eocen?

Our employees, who are all from major engineering schools or universities, join a friendly and supportive company that nurtures close working relations between managers and their teams, even at the highest levels.
Our own University enables everyone to continuously develop their skills. We pay close attention to knowledge management to boost innovation and creativity. Very quickly, our consultants become project management specialists. In addition, we offer exciting missions in high-tech environments in major labor markets across France and worldwide. Alongside their customer assignments, our people are empowered to play an active role in setec eocen’s development.
setec eocen is a great place to work, placing people first: our last survey on well-being in the workplace proves our teams are happy at the company!

What opportunities do setec eocen offer for career development?

More than 40% of our working hours in Europe are spent on projects, so our teams are well placed to grow throughout their professional lives!
At setec eocen, consultants can take on roles as experts or managers or develop their own business. It’s important to note that eocen is an entrepreneurial company and part of setec, a 100% independent group wholly owned by its managers. This means they’re directly interested in its performance and profitable, sustainable growth. An entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged.

What is your vision for setec eocen’s development?

First and foremost, we’re focused on our core business of managing complex projects. We operate across the entire value chain: systems engineering with our subsidiary setec IPMC, training, project management offices, project coordination, and the implementation of digital project management systems.
Innovation is at the heart of our development, in terms of methods, collaboration with the best international experts or the development of new digital tools. We invest in the development of project solutions that improve the use of data thanks to the development of artificial intelligence.
Further, we’ve developed world-class partnerships enabling us to bring our customers a range of related services. We work in an increasingly diverse range of sectors and we support our clients worldwide: in France, where we have our headquarters; in Germany, where we already have a subsidiary, eocen GmbH; in other European countries; and in the future, in North America.