Manager Talent Acquisition Permanent Professionals

Zaandam, The Netherlands
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The job

Great team management skills and an eye for unique talent? Help us in the hunt for new permanent talent at Ahold Delhaize.  

This is what you will be doing 

You are an enthusiastic and strong manager with a clear vision of the future in the field of acquiring permanent talent. In this new role, you will supervise, coach and develop an ambitious team of Talent Acquisition Partners, who are responsible for the inflow of permanent talents. Besides recruiting best talent, as Manager Talent Acquisition- Permanent Professionals, you will be actively involved in the transformation and optimization of talent acquisition processes and you are responsible for shaping and implementing our total workforce strategy. You know how to successfully involve stakeholders and team members in your plans. And through your open attitude and organizational sensitivity, you know what it takes to bring our Career Center to the next level. 

In addition, as our Manager Talent Acquisition you make an impact at Ahold Delhaize by: 

  • establishing and monitoring hiring standards and practices.  

  • managing and improving our applicant tracking system 

  • building candidate relationship management.  

  • supervising administrative activities relating to the recruitment and onboarding process.  

  • coordinating the use of network and vacancy channels for permanent positions.  

  • coordinating future personnel needs with the HR business partner based on type of hire.  

  • coordinating with other Team leads within the Career Center to align and service the business.  

  • advising on and, if needed, aligning with our contract suppliers. 

  • being the contact person for our mobility partners and by having oversight of our redundant associates who are open for new roles within Ahold Delhaize.  

  • acting in line with (social) legislation and regulations.  

Are you up for the challenge? 

Your new office

Ahold Delhaize has around 370,000 employees worldwide for more than 50 million customers per week. On a slightly smaller scale you work with 1,500 colleagues from the Netherlands. By doing better together and innovating every day, we strengthen our pioneering role. And this way we also build trusted local brands. Strong brands where you will find a lot of knowledge, experience and effectiveness. 

You will find your new workplace at our vibrant head office, right next to the Zaandam station. On the 4th floor within the Career Center, to be precise. Curious about the department and the people you work with directly?  In the Career Center all our talent acquisition activities are centralized, and we focus on the requests for new talents by the business and HR business partners, by recruiting new associates for all our beautiful brands based in Zaandam (Albert Heijn, Etos, Gall & Gall and our Global Support Office). You will supervise a team of Talent Acquisition Partners, Onboarding Specialists and Interimmers. We are a passionate, ambitious, fun team keen on delivering quality.  

What do we offer?

At Ahold Delhaize we want to grow. That is only possible if you grow with us. That is why you can go in all directions with us career wise and in your personal development. While we work together to build our brand and your career, you can count on:

  • flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home.
  • a very good pension plan with a personal contribution of 5.3%.
  • a travel allowance for traveling to and from Zaandam.
  • 20 vacation days.
  • a budget choice which you can decide whether you spend it on extra days, discounts or pay-outs.
  • a bonus on top of your salary.
  • attractive discounts on various insurance policies.
  • a laptop and telephone.
  • 10% discount on your grocery shopping in our Albert Heijn stores, up to € 300 per year.
  • regularly fun promotions and delicious tastings with free products.


At Ahold Delhaize you work for one of the largest retailers in the world. To keep up with us you are bursting with ambition. And specifically for this vacancy of Manager Talent Acquisition Permanent you are the proactive type who can lead the team and recruit best talent. You complete this with: 

  • at least 7 years of experience in the area of recruitment.  

  • experience with supervising and coaching a team in a corporate and dynamic work environment. 

  • excellent communication skills in Dutch and English (verbal and writing).  

  • an eye for delivering quality.  

Apply now

Seeing is experiencing. This applies to our stores and certainly to our head office in Zaandam. Perhaps your new workplace where you as a Team lead Talent Acquisition Permanent have influence on the most famous Dutch retail brands. Apply now, and certainly before 9th of April. In addition, we would like to ask you not to send a standard motivation letter, but to formulate an answer to the following questions:

  • Why do you think you will be successful in this position? Please avoid words which are already in the vacancy text but make it personal.
  • Please indicate one of your personal strengths and one skill you wish to improve or develop. 

Want to know more before you apply for our role of Manager Talent Acquisition – Permanent? Elise Dijckmeester (Talent Acquisition Specialist) or Marije van Ruiten (Manager Career Center) are happy to tell you everything about this vacancy via or  

Application process

1st interview
2nd interview
Job offer
Opt. assessment
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