Learning Expert for Finance Area


Łódź, LD, PL, 90-530

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for Learning Expert for Finance Area in Poland (PL) for Lodz Shared Service Center (PLSC). 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 9000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. 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. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.


Job summary:


The Learning Expert’s scope includes mainly Finance, but also, in smaller extent Legal functions. This person ensures that employees’ capabilities meet functions current as well as future needs, supporting them to continuously improve their performance. Learning Expert also ensures that learning activities are conducted efficiently, cost-effectively, and in accordance with the relevant policies and standards.




  • Develop, evaluate, and execute global strategies targeting Finance’s key learning needs.
  • Leverage HR systems and processes to effectively deliver global learning initiatives within Finance.
  • Safeguard Finance’s global learning governance framework and mechanisms.
  • Maintain and update Finance’s job profiles (in line with Global HR’s job architecture).
  • Monitor, and review Finance’s learning performance as well as training effectiveness along various metrics (KPIs).
  • Review and update Finance’s global (e-)learning curriculum on a yearly basis including budget gatekeeping.
  • Administer Finance’s global (e-)learning curriculum as the power user (e.g. granting access, stewarding data, procuring content).
  • Source (e-)learning content and manage learning vendor contracts for Finance.
  • Establish Finance’s global learning network and facilitate communication flows.
  • Uphold a learning culture within Finance.
  • Remain up to date on learning best practices and apply them within Finance.
  • Contribute to development of Global HR learning strategies and initiatives.


Reporting structure:


  • Directly within the finance organization.
  • Indirectly to the Global HR Talent Center of Expertise.
  • Has no direct or indirect reports.




  • Bachelor’s / Master’s in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar.
  • English language business proficiency.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in implementing and managing learning management systems (knowing SAP SuccessFactors would be an advantage).
  • Thorough knowledge of e-learning platforms as well as content procurement, integration, and maintenance.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing strategic learning initiatives.
  • Contemporary knowledge of effective learning and development methods and programs including an understanding of best practices and trends.
  • Experience in a multinational company (experience within the Food Industry would be an advantage).
  • Persuasion and influencing skills.
  • High autonomy.
  • Open to business travels (~30% of working time).


We offer:


  • Stable employment in an international organization.
  • Annual bonus based on your work results.
  • Private medical care for you and your family.
  • Sport card.
  • Life insurance.
  • Development opportunities.
  • Luncheon vouchers.
  • Discount card for cultural events.
  • Christmas benefits.
  • Chocolate, fruit and vegetables in the office.
  • Opportunity to purchase the company's products at reduced prices.


Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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