Manager Risk & Control - Fraud Prevention & Data Privacy at Ahold Delhaize

NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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Publication Date: 26 April 2022


As Manager R&C – Fraud Prevention & Data Privacy you support our Global Asset Protection and Global Data Privacy 2nd line of defense teams in the management of the Anti-Fraud and Data Privacy control frameworks. Together with other teams you define Fraud and Data Privacy Risks, design internal control frameworks, test these controls and establish reporting over the status of compliance to those frameworks. You assist in the response and reporting of fraud events. 

As part of the 3 Lines of defense model, overall responsibility for fraud prevention and compliance with Data privacy rules rest with the Asset Protection, Data Privacy teams as well as with Brand, regional, and global management (First Line of defense).  


Hi, we are Ahold Delhaize, a global family of caring brands
Helping people eat well, save time, and live better. That is what Ahold Delhaize (54m weekly customers in the US, Europe and Indonesia, 410k colleagues) stands for. As one of the world’s largest and most forward-thinking food retail groups, our global family of local brands creates inspiring  shopping experiences. Whether people shop at brick-and-mortars, prefer quick pick-ups, or opt for the convenience of ordering online, Ahold Delhaize delivers. 

We are growing our business quickly but responsibly. We advocate and accelerate sustainable retailing, responsible sourcing, support local communities, and help customers make healthier choices in a world in transition. This takes a growth-hacking mindset: tomorrow’s opportunities call for tomorrow’s skills. Running a sustainable business, where risks are managed in a responsible way, requires insight in relevant financial reporting, operational, compliance and strategic risks; It also requires a strong set of asset protection standards to safeguard our assets, minimize financial and information losses, and ensure a sound continuity of our business. It is also of great importance to abide to the current Data Protection requirements as mandated by the GDPR rules in the EU and the emerging regulations in the US and other markets where we operate.  


Key responsibilities

When it comes to Fraud:
You work closely with the Asset Protection, Compliance and Ethics, Information Security, Finance, and other teams as well as GSO and regional management as applicable to articulate, validate and continuously update the company’s Anti-Fraud framework considering current and emerging external and internal risks. The idea is to clearly validate the responsibilities across the business and lines of defense for Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Response.  



  • Prevent – You prepare an annual Fraud Risk assessment and determine the completeness of the Anti-Fraud internal control framework. You design and facilitate training sessions and workshops to improve Anti-Fraud processes and increase awareness of the importance of a sound Risk Management culture.  Next to this you manage a recurring review and update of global policies and internal controls that are directed to prevent fraud.
  • Detect – You perform assurance on anti-Fraud controls and define and design guidance to the use of data analytics by Risk and controls, asset protection teams as well as the business (brand level) for detection of potentially fraudulent activities.
  • Respond – You coordinate the fraud reporting and escalation process at brand, continental and global level (GRC, MB, and AFRC), and manage the fraud response process according to the Company’s Fraud Reporting Guidelines. This will also include coordinate impact assessments and root cause analysis for significant frauds reported. 
  • Next to this you handle ad-hoc projects which require risk assessment and keep up to date with new trends in fraud schemes and potential mitigating actions.



When it comes to Data Privacy:

  • You work closely with the Data Privacy function at global and continental level to support  the articulation, validation, and continuous update of the company’s Data Privacy Internal Control framework considering current and emerging external and internal risks, projects, and updates in the regulations in the different markets we operate. 
  • You assist in reviewing and updating internal controls objectives in global policies as it applies to Data Privacy. You also monitor, support and report on the design and effectiveness of Data Privacy internal controls. 


In this role you report to the Global Head of Compliance and ERM, who ultimately reports to the SVP of A&R and Tax at our Global Support Office (GSO). You’re part of a global team of 3 specialist managers (one per region and in GSO and excluding that  work together and share the same objectives in the support at brand and GSO level to enhance the current Anti-Fraud and Data Privacy management agenda and internal control frameworks.  


What do we offer?

This is how you keep growing 
Ahold Delhaize focuses on sustainable growth.  If we can grow while having a more positive impact on people or our planet, we’re going for it. We encourage all of our 410,000 colleagues to share this attitude on a personal level, so you’re encouraged to grab opportunities to master new skills and expand your capabilities. What that translates to in this role?

  • A gross annual base salary between € 70K and € 85K (based on fulltime, depending on experience, if you work at HQ in Zaandam, the Netherlands) , attractive bonuses, plus a first-rate pension plan with a personal contribution of just 6.2%
  • The development and career prospects you associate with a global player: best-in-class coaching, well-constructed growth paths and international, cross-brand career options
  • 20 vacation days, supplemented by a personal budget: take an additional 12.5 days off, opt for discounts, or simply take the cash
  • Flexible working hours when possible, the option to work Hybrid/from home (yes, post-pandemic as well).
  • A laptop and smartphone
  • Travel allowance, discounts on health insurance and groceries 
  • The chance to drive meaningful change – healthy, affordable, sustainably produced food matters – on a truly global scale.



We welcome caring colleagues who:

  • Combine a Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Finance and Reporting, preferably forensic auditing (within an international business). 
  • Bring Multinational and/or Big4 experience
  • CPA or RA is a plus.
  • Have knowledge of GDPR regulations, controls and mitigating actions. 
  • Are able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bring solid project management qualities to the table – a must because you will coordinate across cross-functional, multi-cultural teams to deliver a project. You have strong time management skills.
  • Are fluent in English, written and verbal, have strong communication skills and are able to create clear, concise and high-impact communications to support our company visibility on Health & Sustainability. You’re a strong Public Speaker.
  • Build strong relationships easily across cultures, have strong leadership and management skills and act as a true teamplayer.
  • Have high integrity and strong alignment to Ahold Delhaize’s values. 



Dare to care and grow with us? 
We look forward to teaming up! Virtually for now, but (hopefully) soon at your home away from home: our vibrant HQ, right next to Zaandam station. Want to know more before you hit the Apply button? Eveline Jansen, Talent Acquisition Partner will gladly talk you through the position at


Interested? Apply online via our website with your motivation and updated resume. 

Tess van der Poel
Talent Acquisition Partner

Application process

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