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Global Program Manager - Employee Wellbeing

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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 2.2 billion euros (in 2021). 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, we are looking for a:


Global Program Manager – Employee Health & Wellbeing (m/f/d)

(Multiple Locations)

Our Health and Wellbeing Journey


At Puratos, we believe that happy, healthy employees are an essential ingredient to delivering on our Global Purpose - to move the planet forward by creating innovative food solutions for the health & well-being of people everywhere.

This emphasis on employee health and wellbeing offers a visible investment in our most important asset – Our People;  and a clear commitment our “People First” business strategy.

Our growing focus on employee well-being underscores our commitment to a people-centric organization, with holistic well-being as a key anchor in delivering a magical Employee Experience and ensuring sustainable productivity. To strengthen this commitment, we have recently introduced the Puratos Blueprint for Health and Wellbeing – a clear set of standards by which we will measure our future efforts to ensure the health and wellbeing of all employees.


The Blueprint establishes four key commitments our global workforce – both today and into the future.


Our Commitments:  The Puratos Promise for a Happier, Healthier Workforce

  • Physical & Mental Health:  We are committed to the wellbeing of the whole person, sustaining the energy required to achieve our full potential and deliver exceptional results. 
  • Financial Health:  We are committed to the financial education and security of all Puratos employees through comprehensive and equitable compensation and benefits.
  • Healthy & Safe Environment: We are committed to investing in the physical and psychological safety of our employees everywhere, ensuring the resilience of our people.
  • Social Connection:  We are committed to a People First organization, delivering on a culture of care, belonging, and collaboration, in the service of our Purpose for the good of society.


Your Mission


This role presents a unique opportunity to shape and influence our global efforts to bring the Puratos Blueprint to life.  You will responsible for the coordination of our global H&WB programs and vendors, and supporting our ‘Calling for Caring’ campaign to raise awareness and achieve our H&WB priorities. You will partner with cross-functional teams at the corporate and regional/market level to identify and standardize best practices and to deliver a unified, consistent communications framework to support our worldwide efforts. 


What you will do


As a key contributor within the Human Resources Center of Excellence, this role with work closely with the Global HR Leadership Team to accelerate the development of Health and Wellbeing solutions on a global scale.  Working closely with the Global Employee Health and Wellbing executive sponsors, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the development and execution of the Puratos global employee wellbeing strategy
  • Partnering with global stakeholders and ensure alignment on wellness strategy and key initiatives
  • Overseeing strategic vendor management with external partners, including dedicated vendor resources
  • Project manage concurrent deliverables, keeping wellness activities on track across a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Evaluate requests for additional wellness programs, assess feasibility, and make recommendations to ensure successful implementation
  • Conduct employee surveys to gauge interest and better understand return of investment of wellbeing programs.
  • Provide regular updates to the Group Executive Committee regarding the status and outlook of key strategic programs.


What we expect from you


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 4 years of working experience in the area of employee benefits/wellness preferably in a mid-sized to large matrix organization
  • Strong analytical, influencing, problem solving and organization skills
  • Experience in project management and running multiple projects in parallel
  • Demonstrate program ownership and deliver continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Spanish and/or French are a big advantage


What you can expect from Puratos


  • We offer competitive salary packages, comprehensive health insurance, and a robust pension plan to secure your future.
  • You'll also enjoy exclusive employee discounts.
  • We prioritize your growth through tailored training and development programs while fostering a healthy work-life balance with flexible hours and remote work options. 


We are a warm family-owned 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. At Puratos we 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.

For more information on "Calling for Caring" please click here!