Human Resources

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Are you ready to shape the future of work at Barry Callebaut?

A new era is here. Digitalization, big data, automation and of course, a transforming workforce and cultural values. In this context, Human resources is ever more valuable to enable and prepare our leaders and employees to succeed.  Our people are our main competitive advantage and we need to employ and retain the most innovative, diverse and entrepreneurial minds to drive the next wave of growth.  


To help us achieve this, we are looking for bright talents to become the next generation of HR leaders for our business.


During our 2-year international graduates program, you’ll get a holistic understanding of our HR  organization. You’ll be mentored and coached, but also will be required to work autonomously. Most importantly, you will be given challenging assignments and the opportunity to have a real impact by personally drive projects. 


During your 3 international rotations, you’ll get to work with a truly multicultural team, with focus on:

  • Design programs, processes and tools together with the HR Centres of excellence to create a meaningful and rewarding Employee experience
  • Work with analytics and digital tools to gain efficiencies and productivity as well as provide insights about our people for better decision making
  • Gain experience of our people challenges in cocoa origin countries


The ideal candidate must bring:

  • Degree in business, economics, engineering, psychology or social sciences (Master level)
  • 2 years of work experience, ideally international, with either study abroad or internships
  • Good communication skills, capable of interacting with different stakeholders
  •      Mature, with a start-up mentality, proactive, being able to work in an independent way
  • Being able to work with figures, solid analytical skills


Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 11'000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world.


In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success.