Caroline GUÉRY


En résumé

Professional with progressive hands-on experience in various HR fields such as recruitment, talent management, performance management, compensation & benefits policies, HR development, HR business Partnering.

Resourceful, organized, team player with excellent customer service skills and able to provide business partnership and HR guidance to both management team and employees.

Strong hands-on approach, can manage diverse projects simultaneously and with excellent communication skills, in an international context.
Fluent in Spanish/English and French.

For any information:


  • Emlyon Business School - Career Services Manager

    ECULLY 2013 - maintenant Based in Lyon, France.

    * Head of Careers Services (from Jan 2018 – Present)

    * Career Services Manager (from Jan 2013 to Jan 2018)
    Managing Career services for a wide range of emlyon business school's Graduates programmes:
    • Educate students by designing and planning innovative careers seminars
    • Provide career counseling to students
    • Serve as principal liaison to the Employer Engagement team in order to develop internships and permanent job opportunities, through employer’s events and specific careers events.
    • Survey the employment status of graduates and students

    * Business Project Manager (part time) (from Apr 2017 to Dec 2017)
    In charge of a digital transformation project for Smarter Business School & emlyon Career Center.
    Cross-organisational, innovative and technology oriented project aiming to develop a higher education environment that provides better learning & employability outcomes for students.
  • SIGMA-ALDRICH - HR Business Partner - O&D /Talent Management

    St quentin fallavier 2010 - 2012 Based in Lyon, France.

    - HR Business Partner (Spain & Italy) – 110 employees:
    • Implementation of HR processes and tools with business.
    • Build relationships with line managers in order to understand their business needs, providing support and advice on HR topics.
    • Communication and training for managers and directors (HRIS, Management By Objectives…).
    • Implementation of the Compensation & Benefits policy and of local salary structures (using the surveys Towers Watson, Mercer…).

    - Organization & Development / Talent Management (Spain, Italy, France):
    • Performance management - Success Factors specialist for South Europe (650 employees).
    • Recruitment and talent acquisition - Internal job transfers – Job descriptions.
    • Implementation of local development/ assessment centers using the Lominger competencies approach.
    • Talent Management (local and South Europe).
    • Management of development plans/ trainings and succession plans.
    • Participation in HR projects, working closely with other HR Business Partners across various geographical locations, with view on improving processes.

    - Languages: English, French, Spanish.
    - HRIS tools: SAP-HR, Kenexa (recruitment), Success Factors (performance management).

    Neuilly-sur-Seine 2008 - 2010 Based in Madrid and Sevilla, Spain.

    Start up the new Sevilla office:
    • Create and develop market and commercial awareness through research and networking in Andalusia/ Spain.
    • Provide market knowledge and advice to employers, by developing and managing ongoing client relationships (both on the phone and face to face).
    • Manage the recruitment process from start to finish:
    - Source suitable candidates via networking, advertising and referrals;
    - Provide resume, interview and career advice to candidates;
    - Interview candidates on a general basis and for specific roles ;
    - Manage the job offer process and negotiate salary packages;
    - Provide support and advices to clients and candidates to find the perfect fit between both parties.
    • Sales reports and analyses, proposals of process improvements to the management team in Madrid, team management.

    2006 - 2007 Based in Sevilla, Spain.

    • Manage dealer networks and commercial activities, both nationally and internationally.
    • Maintain/ develop customer base and identify new sales opportunities, being focused on Spain, France & the Netherlands.
    • Develop and constantly grow networks with embassies/consulates/ trade & industry committees.
    • Participation in specific sales activities like road shows, trade shows, symposia (Spain/France).
    • Media representative, both nationally and internationally (radio, TV, newspapers).
  • CWF - Assistant Logistics Manager

    2005 - 2005 • Manage EDI and data feeds/ integration and ensure the follow-up of stock transfers between Spain and Tunisia, by investigating and adjusting any inventory inconsistencies discovered.
    • Participate in the opening of a new Spanish subsidiary in charge of 31 corners within the Spanish shopping centers EL CORTE INGLES. Retail management: ordering and reordering; shipping of restock the Timberland, Elle, DKNY, Kenzo, Nike, Burberry corners.


  • IAE

    Poitiers 2003 - 2004 Internship in Sevilla ( January 2004 - September 2004)
  • IAE

    Poitiers 2001 - 2003 Leonardo Da Vinci: Internship in Barcelona (April 2002 - September 2002)
    Erasmus: Linköping Universitet, Sweden (January 2003 - June 2003)
  • IUT De Nantes

    Nantes 1999 - 2001 Finances Comptabilité Informatique