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Strategic Talent Acquisition Expert

Puratos is growing and wants to keep growing in the years to come. To support that growth, we are hiring a strategic talent acquisition expert. Do you want to help us attract the next Puratos talents by creating an attractive employer brand and by innovating our way of talent sourcing? Do you want to support us with the recruitment of over 200 new colleagues per year in the years to come? Then you are the colleague we are looking for!



The Strategic Talent Acquisition vision has 3 main priorities:

  • Working on strategic talent sourcing, using a creative and out of the box mindset.
  • Understanding the significance of being an attractive employer and developing further Puratos’ image as Employer of Choice.
  • Building an efficient talent pipeline from candidate application to onboarding with respect to KPIs, quality, cost, time… .



Key Accountabilities

  • Hiring responsibility for diverse roles up to director level (Engineers, R&D, Finance, Marketing, Production...)
  • Being the sparring partner for our Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Working on diverse projects related to talent acquisition
  • Setting up priorities and a timeframe for recruitment in a growth environment
  • Developing the Puratos’ employer brand further

Together you craft and communicate the strategies for the development you want to see in the business. We call ourselves the TA dream team (we are all human 😉) but you inspire us with a rewarding and visionary, yet responsive hiring style.


We would like you to be

  • an inspiring partner that gives direction by asking bold questions and challenge to go beyond
  • the change - think big, act small and move fast partner
  • a relationship builder with the HR team, hiring managers and external partners
  • a team player who makes sure that we are in continuous learning motion



Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Master degree preferably in a human science area (Human Resources, Psychology, Communication or Social Sciences) or equivalent by experience
  • Proven experience within Sourcing and Recruitment, ideally with a large variety of profiles to recruit
  • You have good organization skills and know how to prioritize
  • You are able to work in a fast paced environment
  • You are result oriented and have the ability to work in project mode
  • You are tech and media savvy and have a creative marketeer inside of you
  • You are fluent in English and speak Dutch or French



Why would you join Puratos?

You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are key. You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Group, dental and hospitalization insurance fully paid by Puratos
  • 13th month pay
  • Company car
  • Minimum 5 training days per year
  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work


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Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?

Puratos is a growing, international, Belgian family business with a team of more than 10 000 employees worldwide. Since 1919, we have been developing, producing and distributing innovative ingredients for the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors and helping our customers to be successful. We are committed to the health and well-being of people and protecting the planet.

Are you looking for the right recipe for your career? Choose Puratos, a Top Employer in Belgium.