Senior Specialist IT Auditor

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How you can
make a difference

Do you want to make impact, work for various international brands within Ahold Delhaize (e.g. Albert Heijn,, Delhaize, Mega Image and Alfa Beta) and do you have experience as IT auditor? Come work for our international Auditing team as a Senior Specialist IT Auditor.  

Our team 
In our audit team we perform audits for all our international brands within Ahold Delhaize. Each auditor performs approximately 7 engagement of 6 weeks. About half of them are international. Together we do around 40 engagements a year. The team consists of around 20 people all focused on internal audits. We are an ambitious team focused on improving the department and the company. 


About the job
In your role as Senior Specialist IT Auditor you will have a unique opportunity to see and understand many different areas of our company, including the latest digital and technology related developments and projects (e.g., Cloud Transformation, DevSecOps, Automation, Data lakes). You will be part of a multidisciplinary team with different backgrounds (audit and non-audit) and have the opportunity to not only perform IT audits, but also perform operational audits. 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. 


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 a Senior Specialist IT auditor who can support us and Ahold Delhaize in this digital transformation.


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. You will provide assurance over information technology, digital and data management related processes and projects at Ahold Delhaize to further improve our secure customer journey and proposition. You audit from a business perspective with a focus on information technology 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.

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 work together to build on our brand and your career, you can count on (based on 40 hours per week);

  • A competitive salary, attractive bonuses, plus a first-rate pension plan with a personal contribution of just 4.7% 

  • 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: We foster a vibrant culture by balancing in-person connections and cross-functional collaboration.

  • A laptop and a smartphone 

  • NS business card and discounts on health insurance and groceries 

  • The chance to drive meaningful change – healthy, affordable, sustainably produced food matters – on a truly global scale  

  • Membership in a diverse community that wholeheartedly embraces courage, inspires growth, and dares to care 

What do you bring?
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 master’s degree in computer science / information technology or at least one of the following certifications: CISSP / AZ-500 / OSCP / GPEN;  
  • A minimum of 3-8 years of working or consulting experience in the following areas: information security, cloud security, agile software development (DevSecOps);
  • 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;
  • The ability to communicate fluent in English (and 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.

How to apply?
We look forward to teaming up with you at your home away from home: our vibrant HQ. Want to know more before you hit the Apply button? Drop our recruiter Alexandra Smelt a message via

matters to us?

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. Together, we help people eat well, save time and live better – it’s how we make a difference. And we do it because we care: for our customers, our people and the world around us.

Be courageous

"I realized how much impact you can truly have as an individual, working for such a huge international company.”

Live wholeheartedly 

“The support this company has always offered means the world to me."

Keep growing

“I feel the freedom to show initiative, propose changes and try new things. Having that freedom gave me wings to fly.”

What our selection
process looks like?



Share your enthusiasm for Ahold Delhaize or of our great local brands — explain why do you want to work for us and how you can add value. Your goal is to engage the hiring manager and to get them thinking about you as a potential new hire. Give it your all!


Job interview(s)

After you have been selected and depending on the role, you will be invited for one or more job interviews. The job interview, which is a two way conversation, will take place online (via Teams) or at the office. You will be informed by the recruiter. This is your moment to shine (but you always do ofcourse)


Online Assessment

When both parties would like to continue the conversation you will be invited for an online assessement, also known as pre-employment tests. The purpose of the test is helping hiring manager determine whether a candidate has the skills, work style, knowlegde of personality to succeed in a the role. 


Job Offer

We are thrilled to get you onboard and would like to offer you the job. In this phase we start the conversation about the details which comes with the job, such as compensation, benefits and other contract details. 


Welcome the Ahold Delhaize family

We do our utmost for you to feel at home, heard and valued and encourage you to be courageous, live wholehearted and keep growing. Therefore, we start the (pre)onboarding process as soon as you accepted the job offer. This process includes a technical and functional onboarding within Ahold Delhaize or our great familiy of local brands. 

Need help with application or orientation?

Hello, send me a message and I'll be happy to help you

Alexandra Smelt

Talent Acquisition Partner

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