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Title:  Medical doctor / manager health promotion Global Health

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Location: Amsterdam
Function: HR
Sub-Function: HR - Health and Safety
Type of Contract: Permanent




Are you a medical doctor registered in the Netherlands with a track record in developing and implementing health promotion programmes, preferably in an international company context? Than this job opportunity may be interesting for you. You will report to the Global Director Health.

The job has two aims

  • supporting the operating companies of Heineken globally and driving a health promotion programme that touches the lives and wellbeing of all 90000 employees.
  • support to the travel clinic of HEINEKEN in which business travellers and expats are vaccinated

You will work as part of the Global health team. A small team based in Amsterdam that ensures medical care for national and international Heineken employees and family members in developing countries, supports occupational health and health promotion globally and drives the internal alcohol policy.



  • Developing a robust global evidence based- internal health promotion plan addressing mental health (stress, work-life balance), physical activity, nutrition, smoking and alcohol, based on the existing framework and adapted to regional/national differences;
  • Work together with different national and international departments/stakeholders
  • Manage a team of 2 health promotion project managers
  • Manage global providers and contracts (Global Challenge, Wellness Checkpoint etc)
  • Develop and maintain an internal community of persons responsible for health promotion in the regions and operating companies and improve their competence and improve the quality of their work;
  • Draft and communicate policies and proposals related to health promotion and wellbeing and responsible alcohol consumption for employees and drive their implementation;
  • Engage internal stakeholders to put health promotion on the agenda;
  • Align health promotion and wellbeing with employee engagement;
  • Contribute to the development of a data dashboard that supports the importance of health and wellbeing.


Qualifications and skills required:

  • Medical degree and BIG registration in the Netherlands,
  • Further education with a focus on population health and health promotion.
  • Experienced and passionate Health Promotion Manager
  • Handson experience with managing health programs.
  • Ability to positively influence and work with stakeholders across all levels.
  • 510 years' experience in large organizations.
  • Experience in a global role, in the private sector or in public health is an advantage.
  • Working experience in change management projects or programmes
  • Proven communication and project management skills
  • Organizational and cultural sensitivity
  • Willing to train and register in travel medicine (LCR) in the Netherlands


For more information about this role, contact Herbert Schilthuis at


At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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