Share this Job

Talent Acquisition & Training Manager Belgium

For the Belgian affiliates of Puratos Group (1.400 employees) we are searching for a Talent Acquisition and training manager. In this role you will develop and implement the Talent Acquisition strategy (attracting, recruiting and onboarding of new employees) and the Employer Branding plan for Belgium. You will manage a Recruitment team and ensure that the recruitment needs are filled with respect to KPIs quality, cost, time… Besides this you will also develop and nurture a culture of lifelong learning through the design, implementation, ongoing measurement and improvement of relevant, highly effective and engaging learning and development solutions.



Key Accountabilities


Talent Acquisition

Plan & develop:

  • Coordination & follow up of workforce planning and as a result coordination & follow up of recruitment planning (around 200 recruitments on a yearly basis)
  • Manage and develop recruitment resources: a team of recruiters (internal, freelance…), RPO partner, other partners,…
  • Elaborate an Employer Branding Plan aligned with Group Employer Branding plan
  • Develop a talent pool of candidates using our SuccessFactors platform and developing contact with schools and partners of the food industry



  • Use recruitment module of Successfactors in an effective & efficient way and measure & improve KPIs
  • Develop the recruitment strategy through job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning
  • Implement the employer branding strategy together with a communication partner, coordinate and contribute to the Top Employer Certification
  • Be in charge of the selection of specific or critical profiles in close collaboration with line management


Build Talent Pipeline:

  • Build and manage network with schools (from technical schools to universities); Participate in employment events, such as career fairs & school visits
  • Develop the Puratos ambassador concept
  • Promote internships within the company (more than 150 interns a year in Belgium)



  • Set up onboarding processes
  • Be involved in employee engagement metrics and retention programs in collaboration with the HR Director and the HRBP’s
  • Be the point of contact for Belgium HR internal communication


Learning & Development

  • Manage the annual Belgian Learning & Development program in collaboration with the internal and external content/course providers
  • Participate to Continuous Improvement projects and to digital transformation
  • Define and put in place a yearly communication plan to promote the training activities and increase awareness around training
  • Define and monitor relevant KPI’s measuring the adoption, effectiveness and impact of our L&D programs and investments
  • Improve efficiency & effectiveness of the Training Module


Leading the team

  • Develop performance and talent of the recruitment & training team members
  • Keep /increase level of engagement of all team members



Who are we looking for?

  • Master’s Degree required along with 8+ years HR experience including Talent Acquisition, employer branding and L&D
  • Experience within an industry environment is a plus
  • Strong process orientation and data driven
  • Ability to develop and execute recruiting strategies to meet the staffing needs and meet goals and objectives in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong ability to establish and maintain effective relationships throughout the organization as well as with external customers are a must
  • Continuous improvement mindset, change agent
  • Language: Dutch, French, English


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 benefits such as a car and a bonus.

Watch our new corporate movie:



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?