Senior Internal Auditor Europe

Internal Audit
NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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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. 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.

Does the above appeal to your imagination and are you already living in the Netherlands? Then this could be the next job for you.

Please note that we are currently looking for people who live in the Netherlands. Due to the Covid-19 situation we are only hiring locally. If this changes again, we are of course open for candidates from other countries.

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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.

Working as a Senior Internal Auditor at Ahold Delhaize:
In your role as Senior Auditor 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). 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.


Our main priority continues to be the health and safety of our employees and customers. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this position will be remote until further notice. We will continue monitor the circumstances and when we feel comfortable, this position will return to our Headquarters in Zaandam, where you will have the opportunity to collaborate face-to-face with a talented and diverse group of colleagues. This also means that all job interviews for this position will take place via video calls.

What do we offer?


What do we offer?

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


  • Competitive gross annual salary with a max of € 95.000.- (on a full time basis);

  • A great work-life balance;

  • A challenging role within a multidisciplinary team in a very dynamic environment;

  • The opportunity to build further competencies and develop your personal networks; and

  • Future career opportunities within international retail environment (inside or outside the internal audit department).

  • Besides good primary employment benefits, we also offer great secondary benefits such as:

  • A Flex budget, where you have the choice of taking extra holiday hours, use this to co-finance a brand new bicycle, co-finance a fitness subscription or withdraw this amount in net cash;

  • Nice bonus in the form of profit sharing; and

  • Grocery discount at Albert Heijn.



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.

Also you meet the following requirements. You have:


  • a Masters’ degree. Any complementary certifications are a plus.

  • a minimum of 3 - 5 years of working experience (audit and non-audit related). Experience at a Big Four company is a plus, but not required. It helps if you understand a large and complex organizational structure.

  • experience in or a clear passion for retail processes.

  • 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; and

  • the ability to be independent, decisive and a self-supporting team player.

Note that we, unfortunately, cannot offer a visa sponsorship for this role.


Apply now
Seeing is believing. That is a fact for our local stores, but certainly also for our head office in Zaandam, the Netherlands. Perhaps Ahold Delhaize is your new workplace where you as Senior Internal Auditor be part of a great and dynamic Internal Audit team.


Application process explained
In order to apply for this role, we request an updated resume (preferably in pdf). In addition, we would like to ask you not to send a standard motivation letter, but to formulate an answer to the following questions:

  • What draw you to apply for the position of Senior Internal Auditor at Ahold Delhaize?

  • What experience (if any) in or knowledge of Operational Audits do you already have;

  • Why do you think you will be successful in this position? Please indicate one of your personal strengths and one skill you wish to improve or develop.

Would you like to learn more first before applying? Jennifer van der Vlugt, Talent Acquisition Partner, can tell you a lot more about this position via


Note for recruitment agencies:
We appreciate your enthusiasm and think it’s great you noticed this vacancy ánd have the perfect fitted candidate for the job. We believe we can find this perfect candidate as well and have proven to be very successful in the past. Therefore, we only approach agencies ourselves and only with which we have a good understanding.


Application process

1st interview
2nd interview
Job offer
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