Manager IT Internal Audit Europe

Internal Audit
NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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Your new job and office

Do you want to be our new Manager IT Internal Audit Global Support Office (GSO) Europe? Do you want to make impact, work for various international brands within Ahold Delhaize (e.g. Albert Heijn, Gall & Gall, Etos,, Delhaize, Mega Image and Alfa Beta) and do you have experience as a Manager IT audit? Then we're looking for you.

Working as a Manager IT Internal Audit GSO & Europe at Ahold Delhaize:
In your role as Manager IT Internal Audit GSO & Europe you will have a unique opportunity to see and understand many different areas of our company. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team with different backgrounds (audit and non-audit) and have the opportunity to not only lead complex IT audits, but also lead operational audits. These audits can cover the entire spectrum of our organization: from Information Security to IT Operations and from IT risks in HR to payment systems and data management. Our common purpose is engaging in meaningful change within the organization. The success of our operations depends on our custom IT systems and your role will focus on auditing these systems. Together with the team you are responsible for analyzing and assessing risk management within a business unit. Subsequently, you share the observations with management in order to define next steps together. Every audit is unique, as you will work on different topics within different European brands and changing audit teams.

In addition your role on audits, you will be a part of the European and Global Internal Audit Management Team and be responsible to coordinate activities within the global audit team and trains and coach audit staff. The Manager IT Internal Audit is also responsible to proactively build, maintain and develop internal relations at management level and with external parties at brand level to identify where. 
To support Ahold Delhaize in their digital journey, Internal audit is currently developing a team with digital knowledge and capabilities and we are implementing a more data driven and technology enabled audit life cycle. We are looking for Manager IT Internal Audit who can facilitate our digital transformation. 

What do we offer?

At Ahold Delhaize we aim to grow, and this is only possible if you grow along with us. And as we work together to build on our brand and your career, you can count on (based on 40 hours per 

  • Access to best-in-class guidance and inspiring training to shape your development and career;
  • An annual salary up to 105K (including holiday allowance), depending on your experience and based on a full-time workweek (40 hours);
  • 20 vacation days, and Personal Budget for you to decide whether to spend it on 12,5 extra vacation days, discounts or a pay-out;
  • Flexible working hours working from home as well as from our vibrant HQ in Zaandam;
  • A laptop and a telephone;
  • An excellent pension plan with a personal contribution of 6.2% and Ahold contributes more than 4 times your contribution;
  • A travel allowance for traveling to and from Zaandam;
  • A bonus on top of your salary;
  • Attractive discounts on various insurance policies;
  • 10% discount on your grocery shopping in our Albert Heijn stores, up to €300 per year;
  • A challenging role within a multidisciplinary team in a very dynamic environment, where you will be involved in the latest digital and technology related developments;
  • The opportunity to build further competencies and develop your personal networks; 
  • Future career opportunities within an international retail environment (inside or outside the internal audit department). 


Your new office
Ahold Delhaize has a portfolio of strong, trusted local brands with more than 375,000 associates serving more than 50 million customers every week. We have enhanced scale across regions, market-leading retail offerings to serve customers’ changing needs, and a strong financial profile from which to fund innovation and investments in future growth. We improve and innovate every day, supporting our trusted local brands and reinforcing our role as a leader in retail and e-commerce.

The company
Unlike many other companies, Internal Audit at Ahold Delhaize is future-oriented and has a strong focus on strategy. Within several business processes (such as marketing, commerce, logistics, real estate, supply chain, IT) you will investigate if the operational processes support the strategic objectives. Also you will provide assurance over digital, data and technology related initiatives and projects at Ahold Delhaize to further improve our customer journey and proposition. You audit from a business perspective and act as a trusted advisor for your stakeholders, while remaining objective in your assessment of the control framework. Based on your observations, you provide tailor-made recommendations for improvement.


A highly motivated candidate who has strong analytical skills and is a role model by heart. You’re pragmatic and know how to get things done. You fully understand and take into account the 
business needs to provide meaningful recommendations. You will works independently, and end results are being reviewed by Internal Audit management. You will be responsible to gives work 
instructions to and plans work for others.

Also you meet the following requirements. You have:

  • A masters’ degree in computer science, information systems or information science or a post Master IT audit degree (RE).
  • A CISSP, CISA, CISM, Microsoft Azure Solution Architect or Microsoft Azure Security Engineer certification is an asset.
  • A minimum of 8 years of working experience within IT audits or IT consulting. Experience at a Big Four company is a plus, but not required. 
  • Experience with reviewing complex IT projects and a broad managerial experience.
  • The ability to communicate fluent in English (and preferably one of the following: French, Dutch, Greek, Serbian, Czech or Romanian) and the willingness to travel, including international travel (up to 20-30% of the time).


As a person, you have:

  • strong analytical skills, broad interests and intrinsic curiosity.
  • strong written and oral communication skills;
  • the ability to establish and maintain relationships.
  • the ability to be independent, decisive and a self-supporting team player


More information?

Would you like to learn more first before applying? Anouk Reus, Talent Acquisition Partner, can tell you a lot more about this position via

Application process

1st interview
2nd interview
Job offer
Opt. assessment
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