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Global Product Manager Health & Well-Being

For Puratos Headquarters, located at Groot-Bijgaarden, we are looking for a Global Product Manager Health & Wellbeing. You actively help to develop a clear vision and long term strategy for Health & Well-Being products and services at Puratos based on market data, trend reports, technology evolution, consumer insights and customer needs.

You implement the Health & Well-Being strategy and be the go-to-person within the Puratos Group and towards external stakeholders for Health & Well-Being related topics.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • You collect, analyse and build market intelligence from a wide range of data sources and identify possible impacts on the business.
  • You contribute to build a clear vision and strategy for Health & Well-Being at Puratos in order to determine optimal competitive positioning to reach short and long term business objectives.
  • You implement the Health & Well-Being strategy in the Puratos Group (HQ) and in the markets (Puratos subsidiaries).
  • You monitor the sales performance of the department in terms of volume, sales, margin evolution, customer penetration, … You propose, agree and roll-out corrective actions or acceleration plans with Business Units, local organizations and regional direction.
  • You drive project management and NPD (new product development) with multi-disciplinary teams on specific subjects related to Health & Well-Being (e.g. mental health, sugar reduction,…).
  • You develop communication and sales support tools in line with the Group communication strategy.
  • You promote Health & Well-Being
    • internally by
      • creating and spreading communication tools, education and training materials for the Business Development community
      • organizing internal events (physical and online) 
      • spreading best practices

 

    • externally by
      • representing Puratos in Health & Well-Being related events, fairs and conferences
      • supporting the Business Development activities of Markets (Puratos subsidiaries), Channels (Artisans & Distributors, Retail, Foodservice, Industry) and Customers, related to Health & Well-Being through customer visits, customer presentations, trainings, exchange of best practices 

 

 

Curious what to expect as a Product Manager at Puratos? Watch the journey of Charlotte De Montalembert, Product Manager for Sourdough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAKuHOMrBy0&t=3s

 

Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Business/Economics/Marketing degree or Bio-engineering/nutrition with min 10 years of experience in Marketing in B-to-C, preferably in Health & Well-Being related food industries.
  • You have a passion for food and you are keen to understand the technical challenges and opportunities. Therefore ready to have a common language with R&D and technical advisors.
  • You play to win, you are fanatically customer centered and determined to continuously improve everything we do, daring to challenge boundaries to deliver superior value in products & services, and meaningful innovations.
  • You show strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects at one time and work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • You are a dynamic, proactive and creative team player.
  • You are data driven, curious, digital savvy and inspired by the understanding of local consumer culture’s diversity in food.
  • You are fluently in English (written/spoken). Knowledge of Dutch or French is a plus.
  • You are willing to travel 25% of your time.

 

 

Why would you join Puratos?

You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative. A great work environment with lots of challenges is what you can expect:

  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work 
  • Training and career opportunities to build your career within our company

 

You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as a company car.

Watch our new corporate movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNRsBzuRlNI

 

“You really feel the passion for our products.” - Anneleen, PM Patisserie Mixes

Our own Product Managers tell you, why you should apply: https://www.puratos.com/blog/7-reasons-to-apply-as-a-product-manager-at-Puratos

 

 

Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?

The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.
This is what makes working at Puratos so magical!

Shall we meet soon?