About us

We care about helping people eat well, save time and live better

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. Its family of great local brands serves 55 million customers each week, both in stores and online, in the United States, Europe, and Indonesia. Together, these brands employ more than 413,000 associates in 7,137 grocery and specialty stores and include the top online retailer in the Benelux and the leading online grocers in the Benelux and the United States. 

Who we are

Ahold Delhaize brands are at the forefront of sustainable retailing, sourcing responsibly,  supporting local communities and helping customers make healthier choices. The company’s focus on four growth drivers – drive omnichannel growth, elevate healthy and sustainable, cultivate best talent and strengthen operational excellence – is helping to fulfil its purpose, achieve its vision and prepare its brands and businesses for tomorrow. 


 

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We aspire to achieve 100% gender balance at all levels, to be 100% reflective of the markets we serve (as defined by each local brand), and to strive for 100% inclusion, every day. In order to truly unlock the power of diverse teams, it is critical to foster an inclusive work environment where all associates have equitable access to opportunities and can reach their full potential.

 

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Our brands

Ahold Delhaize is a family of 19 great local brands serving millions of customers each week in the United States, Europe and Indonesia.

Our great local brands share a passion for delivering great food, value and innovations, and for creating inclusive workplaces that provide rewarding professional opportunities. 

We do our utmost for you to feel at home, heard and valued and encourage you to be courageous, live wholehearted and keep growing. 

 

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Meet
our family

Our great local brands

We share a passion for delivering great food, value and innovations, and for creating inclusive workplaces that provide rewarding career opportunities.

Frequently asked questions

We are a company that encourages growth and development so everyone can reach their full potential. We give people the chance to gain new skills and build the right capabilities for the future. With challenging opportunities across the globe to learn and try new things, great teammates and supportive leaders, we all get the individual support we need to develop personally and professionally.

You can find an overview of the local career sites through this link. 

We offer our colleagues flexibility in the way of working. At the same time, teamwork and collaboration are an important part of how we work, so we value face to face interactions. Our office policy is to spend at least 50% of the working time each month at the office. Most teams have set team days on which everyone based in the same location will come to the office. 

We’re a supportive team, that welcomes everyone just the way they are. We work hard but we have fun together and make lasting friendships. Together, we have the courage to take risks and innovate – because we are dedicated to serving customers’ changing needs.

At Ahold Delhaize, we believe that what’s healthy and sustainable should be accessible and available to all. That’s why our approach is to make every choice our customers make, the better choice. From sourcing locally and ensuring farmers and other producers get a fair deal, to working with our distributors to improve product transparency in the overall food supply chain. For more information on our sustainability journey, view Read more

After sending in your application, we will review all CV’s and cover letters. We’ll update you on the outcome of your application within 14 days. Normally, the recruitment process consists of a screening call by the recruiter, followed by 2 interviews and an assessment. 

For most opportunities at HQ, we ask you to take a cognitive test and a personality test. Both assessments are digital so you can easily do them from home in your own time. Including preparation, the tests take about 3 hours.

At the bottom of the vacancy is the email address of the recruiter who you can contact.

Usually, the first interview takes place online through Microsoft Teams. The second interview will take place at our headquarters in Zaandam.

Find more information about job alerts through this link.

You can find an overview of all jobs at the ‘careers’ page in MyHR Connect. Good to know: some jobs are only open for internal candidates. Those job will only be posted on the internal careers page.

Yes, you can still apply. However, we recommend to add a motivation letter to your application, to inform the recruiter about your relevant experience. Make sure to describe why we should include you in the selection, even though you don’t match with all the criteria. If you have any questions, you can always contact the recruiter before applying.

For certain positions, Dutch language skills are required. Generally, vacancies that are written in English are open for non-Dutch speakers. Check the requirements in the vacancy for more information on the preferred language.

Want to work in one of our stores, Home Shop Centers, Distribution Centers or have questions on this topic? Make sure to reach out to our collegues through werkenindeoperatie@ah.nl

Your CV should include your personal details (remember to include a phone number!), your education, your recent work experience and other information you’d like us to know. Make sure to include all relevant responsibilities (preferably using 4-8 bullet points per career step). Also, mention your main achievements and projects you participated in.

Your cover letter should include your motivation for the position you’re applying for. Tell us why you’d like to be part of Ahold Delhaize and why you’re interested in this specific position. Include your relevant experience, and let us know how can we help you develop your personal and professional goals.

During a job interview, we want to get to know the real you. Help us understand what makes you happy, what gives you energy (and what not) and where you want to develop yourself, personally and professionally.   Furthermore, carefully read through the job description and prepare examples that show us your knowledge and experience on important topics. Make sure that you are up to date on relevant information of Ahold Delhaize: catch up with recent news articles and read through our c...

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The internships at Ahold Delhaize start twice per year: in February and September. The best time to apply is in the months beforehand. Take a look at this page to find more information on the matching days for internships.  

Click this link for Ahold Delhaize’s privacy statement.

In addition to the Matching Days, we have a vacancy offer on the website.

There are two starting moments per year; in February and September.

We offer the possibility to graduate in combination with 4 days of cooperation. Unfortunately, it is not possible within our organization to graduate full-time.

The internships we offer are for 5 to 6 months.

We are happy to welcome store employees at our head office, we can use the expertise from the store here.

If you do not come across an internship on the site that matches your interests, please send an email to stage@aholddelhaize.com, so we can take a look with you.

We have a number of internships for MBO students, when they are available, a vacancy will be posted on the website.

Because 80% of the attendees on the Matching Day go home with a definitive internship, it is not possible to participate in multiple Matching Days. During the intake, our recruiters are happy to think along with you about which Matching Day best suits your needs.

It is only possible to do an internship with us if you are registered at an educational institution.

Most of our internships are only available for Dutch speaking students. Internships which are available for English speaking students are English written vacancies on our website.

Unfortunately it is not possible to join us for a day.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to do an internship in a duo, we only offer individual internships.

Hybrid working has become the norm for us. Therefore, you will work a few days in the office and a few days from home.

Every intern has an internship supervisor who guides you, this will be online. Online events are also organized by Young Ahold Delhaize and there is an events committee for and by interns.

To get an idea of this, we would like to refer you to the 'expertises' tab and to our current vacancy offer.

The internship allowance is 450 for HBO students and 500 for WO students per 4 weeks on the basis of full-time employment. There is a travel allowance depending on the number of kilometers between home and work distance. This is regardless of whether you have a student travel product.

The monthly internship allowance is €450 for HBO students and €500 for WO students, based on full-time employment. Depending on your commute, an additional travel allowance is provided, regardless of whether you have a student travel product.

As 80% of Matching Days attendees land an internship, participating in multiple Matching Days is not an option. Having trouble choosing which Matching Day to sign up for? Reach out to our recruiters at stage@aholddelhaize.com. They’ll advise you as to which day best suits your needs and wishes.

Most of the internships we offer cater toward Dutch-speaking students. In the event of an internship opening for English-speaking students, you’ll find it (written in English) on our website under our internship offering.

Great, please reach out to us – we’ll gladly welcome you, and your expertise and input!

Find out how it works – take a look at our application process.

A university Master’s degree in the relevant field is required, and you must have graduated before commencing the traineeship.

Currently, you can apply if you’re living in and are eligible to work in one of the following countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania, Serbia and The Netherlands.

We are a company that encourages growth and development so everyone can reach their full potential. We give people the chance to gain new skills and build the right capabilities for the future. With challenging opportunities across the globe to learn and try new things, great teammates and supportive leaders, we all get the individual support we need to develop personally and professionally.

You can find an overview of the local career sites through this link. 

We offer our colleagues flexibility in the way of working. At the same time, teamwork and collaboration are an important part of how we work, so we value face to face interactions. Our office policy is to spend at least 50% of the working time each month at the office. Most teams have set team days on which everyone based in the same location will come to the office. 

We’re a supportive team, that welcomes everyone just the way they are. We work hard but we have fun together and make lasting friendships. Together, we have the courage to take risks and innovate – because we are dedicated to serving customers’ changing needs.

At Ahold Delhaize, we believe that what’s healthy and sustainable should be accessible and available to all. That’s why our approach is to make every choice our customers make, the better choice. From sourcing locally and ensuring farmers and other producers get a fair deal, to working with our distributors to improve product transparency in the overall food supply chain. For more information on our sustainability journey, view Read more

After sending in your application, we will review all CV’s and cover letters. We’ll update you on the outcome of your application within 14 days. Normally, the recruitment process consists of a screening call by the recruiter, followed by 2 interviews and an assessment. 

For most opportunities at HQ, we ask you to take a cognitive test and a personality test. Both assessments are digital so you can easily do them from home in your own time. Including preparation, the tests take about 3 hours.

At the bottom of the vacancy is the email address of the recruiter who you can contact.

Usually, the first interview takes place online through Microsoft Teams. The second interview will take place at our headquarters in Zaandam.

Find more information about job alerts through this link.

You can find an overview of all jobs at the ‘careers’ page in MyHR Connect. Good to know: some jobs are only open for internal candidates. Those job will only be posted on the internal careers page.

Yes, you can still apply. However, we recommend to add a motivation letter to your application, to inform the recruiter about your relevant experience. Make sure to describe why we should include you in the selection, even though you don’t match with all the criteria. If you have any questions, you can always contact the recruiter before applying.

For certain positions, Dutch language skills are required. Generally, vacancies that are written in English are open for non-Dutch speakers. Check the requirements in the vacancy for more information on the preferred language.

Want to work in one of our stores, Home Shop Centers, Distribution Centers or have questions on this topic? Make sure to reach out to our collegues through werkenindeoperatie@ah.nl

Your CV should include your personal details (remember to include a phone number!), your education, your recent work experience and other information you’d like us to know. Make sure to include all relevant responsibilities (preferably using 4-8 bullet points per career step). Also, mention your main achievements and projects you participated in.

Your cover letter should include your motivation for the position you’re applying for. Tell us why you’d like to be part of Ahold Delhaize and why you’re interested in this specific position. Include your relevant experience, and let us know how can we help you develop your personal and professional goals.

During a job interview, we want to get to know the real you. Help us understand what makes you happy, what gives you energy (and what not) and where you want to develop yourself, personally and professionally.   Furthermore, carefully read through the job description and prepare examples that show us your knowledge and experience on important topics. Make sure that you are up to date on relevant information of Ahold Delhaize: catch up with recent news articles and read through our c...

Read more

Click this link for Ahold Delhaize’s privacy statement.