Manager Tax Strategy

NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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Manager Tax Strategy 



Do you have solid experience in international and Dutch tax planning? Do you combine analytical skills with strong communication skills? Would you like to really make an impact? Come and join our Ahold Delhaize family!


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 (55m weekly customers, 413k 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, supporting local communities, and helping customers make healthier choices in a world in transition. That requires the courage and wholeheartedness to have convictions and stand up for what we believe in. It also takes a growth-hacking mindset: tomorrow’s opportunities call for tomorrow’s skills. But most of all, it requires us to be there for the people and communities we serve. #daretocare 

Dive wholeheartedly into these key responsibilities    

As Manager Tax Strategy, you will assist the Director Tax Strategy in the Group and European Tax Strategy, responsible for direct tax consulting, planning and assisting local European business and Group companies.


Your main responsibilities will  include      
•    Analyze business activities, M&A transactions, financing and commercial transactions and make recommendations to the company on tax-efficient structures
•    Closely monitor and advise on changes in tax law both in assigned foreign countries that may affect the company’s tax positions
•    Actively seek out planning strategies and initiate, implement and control tax planning of complex international (tax) projects
Build effective relationships and interface on a regular basis with internal and external stakeholders
•    Manage, assist in and follow up on major direct tax litigation and tax audits
•    Partner with Transfer Pricing team to monitor and counsel management on global transfer pricing policies and issues
•    Partner with Indirect Tax team regarding VAT and other indirect tax planning 
•    Partner with Tax Accounting team to ensure the proper accounting and external financial reporting of tax planning strategies, including the recognition and coordination of the book and tax effects of events and to assist this team in the quarterly closings 


The Manager Tax Strategy will report to the Director Tax Strategy Group and Europe.

Generally, as our Manager Tax Strategy, you will engage with a wide array of stakeholders, including the Director Tax Strategy Group and Europe, the VP Tax Europe and other members of the tax team , as well as various GSO and EU departments such as Treasury, Legal, Finance and local Operational Management Teams. You will also engage with local Tax authorities and external Tax Consultants.

Dit bieden we jou

This is how you keep growing  
Ahold Delhaize is growing enthusiastically, but sustainably. If we can grow without negatively impacting 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 opportunities to master new skills and expand your capabilities are a given. We #daretocare for our people at all levels. 

What that translates to in this role?
•    A gross annual salary up to 90k , 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, the option to work from home (yes, post-pandemic as well) or to choose a hybrid mix 
•    Travel allowance, discounts on health insurance and groceries  
•    The chance to drive meaningful change on a truly global scale  
•    Membership of a lively and diverse community that wholeheartedly embraces courage, inspires growth, and dares to care  

Dit breng je mee

We welcome caring colleagues who  
•    Combine a Master degree in Tax Law or tax Economics related field with at least 7years of experience in international and Dutch tax planning preferably partially within a Big Four, international Tax Law Firm and/or a (listed) multinational company.
•    Have in depth experience with international tax planning and Dutch and EU tax legislation, 
•    Bring strong analytical skills 
•    Bring strong communication and project management skills; ability to manage outside consultants effectively and to complete projects on time and on budget.
•    Bring strong business communication skills with ability to effectively relate tax issues to non-tax personnel; strong consensus builder and team player.
•    Have a basic knowledge of Tax Accounting (IFRS)
•    Have strong commercial and business awareness
•    Are as eager to learn and have great Team spirit
•    Are fluent in both Dutch and English

Dare to care and grow with us?  
We look forward to teaming up! Either virtually or at your home away from home: our vibrant HQ, right next to Zaandam station. Want to know more before you hit the Apply button? Marie Lont, Talent Acquistion Partner will gladly talk you through the position at

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