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Global ERP Project Manager

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Our Mission


At Puratos, we create innovative food solutions for the health and well-being of people everywhere. As the global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients, we help our customers to be successful with their business, by turning technologies and experiences from food cultures around the world into new opportunities.


We are more than 10.000 employees in over 70 countries and a consolidated turnover of around 2.2 billion euros. Our passion for innovation, a pioneering spirit and the unique Puratos culture drive our solid growth and vision for the future This, along with our commitment to our local communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


To strengthen our team in Groot-Bijgaarden we are looking for:



Global ERP Project Manager

Your Mission


As the Global ERP Project Manager, you will take charge of coordinating ERP projects globally, in SAP and Odoo systems. In this role, you will be responsible  for the successful project execution and coordination of all ERP projects, working together with team members and coach them to perform their tasks as Domain Specialists. Additionally, you will act as the ICT Applications Business Partners for the countries in a certain region.

What you will do


Join our dynamic team as the Global ERP Project Manager and lead significant ERP projects globally. You will be responsible for the overall ERP project planning and preparation, ensuring projects are executed in line with business requirements and available budgets. In this role you will take care of resource allocation with the application managers.


Global Leadership & Strategic Planning: you will direct the Global ERP Program to deliver projects on time and within budget, while developing detailed plans that outline clear objectives, scope, and responsibilities.


Project planning:  you will prepare detailed project plans to schedule key project milestones, workstreams and activities. On top you will define project objectives, scope, roles and responsibilities.


Risk Management & Resource Coordination: You will identify and mitigate risks, maintaining control over resources both internally and externally, and align resource assignments across regions in partnership with the PMO team.


Business Collaboration & Localization: You work closely with the Puratos business community to develop tailored solutions that meet specific business needs, and collaborate with Business Owners to adapt projects to local requirements. You will define priorities together with the countries and act as single point of contact for new requests. You ensure overall integrated solutions in the countries with focus on benefits and bringing value to the business.


Managerial Support & Methodology Enhancement: You provide guidance and coaching to project managers on projects in the region. Define and continuously improve Project methodologies and Governance models inside the PMO office team. You will also take care of the roll-out of the the proper governance model for each project


Knowledge Building & Reporting: You build project management expertise and ensure smooth transitions to our support teams. Ensure reporting is in place to monitor, analyze, and communicate on project progress.


Stakeholder Management & Compliance: Stakeholder relationships to maximize satisfaction and engagement, and handle necessary authorizations according to established governance and regulatory standards.


What we expect from you

Ready to take on a role that’s as impactful as it is rewarding? Here’s what we’re looking for in our ideal Global ERP Project Manager:


  • ERP and Project Expertise: Bring at least 8 years of strong ERP implementation experience, with proven skills in project management, integration, and handling complex systems.
  • Leadership and Communication: Known for your exceptional leadership, communication skills, and ability to effectively manage and coach teams.
  • Business and Stakeholder Acumen: Demonstrated business insight with excellent stakeholder management capabilities to align strategic goals.
  • Team Dynamics and Customer Focus: You're team-oriented with a knack for synthesizing complex tasks, customer-focused, and adept at taking initiatives to drive satisfaction.
  • Resilience and Organizational Skills: Motivated, stress-resistant, and flexible, with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Technical Versatility and Language Proficiency: Versatile in SAP across multiple functional domains (Operations expertise is a plus) and fluent in English; additional languages are a plus.
  • Willingness to Travel: Prepared to travel up to 20% to meet the needs of projects and teams internationally.
  • Languages: Fluent in English (spoken and written), additional languages are an asset


What you can expect from Puratos

  • You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are key.
  • You will have the possibility to take ownership of your work

  You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Company car
  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Group, dental and hospitalization insurance fully paid by Puratos
  • 13th month pay
  • Minimum 5 training days per year

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We are a warm family company with a historical growth track record and a clear long-term vision for the future. We promote a caring, trustful and respecting work environment by putting people first.


We at Puratos cultivate an inclusive global workplace, that fully embraces diversity and equal

opportunities for all. We strive to reflect the richness of our customers, communities and society, accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver on our commitments.


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