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HR Business Partner

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2021. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview

In order to further strengthen our HR team in Poland we are currently looking for a:

HR Business Partner for Business Development

(Kostrzyn, Poland)


HR Business Partner is responsible for creating great place to work for employees in a company, empowering them and inspiring them for building a culture of constant improvement. As a coach, mentor and guide, HR Business Partner will primarily take care of all HR related processes (recruitment, performance management, branding, etc.) and mostly deal with onboarding and exit interviews in regard to the administrative part. In addition to that HR Business Partner will also work on securing the business as well as implementing the company values while being a first-to-go contact person for dedicated business area employees on a daily basis.


Key Accountabilities

  • Coach & develop people and act as their regular contact person, and as business partner for the local Business Development Teams (Sales, R&D, Marketing)
  • Lead the group HR processes for dedicated business area (annual appraisals, talent management & performance review processes etc.)
  • Cooperate with HR Manager Poland in preparation of HR budget and annual salary review
  • Cooperate with HR Payroll and Admin Responsible in conducting on-boarding and exit interviews of people incl. all necessary documentation
  • Support HR Payroll and Admin Responsible for managing in a most accurate and timely manner employees documentation
  • Manage an HR supporting system for dedicated group of employees
  • Take a lead in all recruitment processes internal or external with support of external partners like head hunters, job agencies and so on if necessary
  • Coordinate necessary interim people support and be the main contact for interim agencies (ensure that all necessary documentation is in place)
  • Lead internship programs
  • Cooperate with HR Manager in implementation of Employer Branding strategy
  • Pro-actively suggest People related improvements for dedicated business area
  • Prepare reports on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Coordinate and support Organisation Development processes including process description, managing project team, building and implementing communication plan, conducting supervision and follow up sessions.
  • Building own awareness and full understanding of roles and responsibilities in dedicated business area by taking part in meetings, market visits and other initiatives
  • Taking ownership for HR KPIs in dedicated business area such as absenteeism. attrition, learning and developments paths realisation, vacation days and other, incl. tracing results and proposing and implementing corrective actions if needed.


Required Competencies

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, supporting business development or commercial departments (ideally sales and/or marketing)
  • Understanding and practical experience in HR processes like stuffing, talent and organization development, succession plans, employer branding etc.
  • Fluent in both English and Polish
  • Great knowledge of Polish labour low
  • Ideally a master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Psychology, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of MS Office with a focus on Excel (knowing Success Factors ERP will be a plus)
  • Strong communication skills, able to work with international teams and wide range of stakeholders coming from different levels of organisation
  • Team player, facilitator and leader
  • Strong Analytical and Implementation skills - Problem solver
  • Business and result driven