Traineeship

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Traineeship at Ahold Delhaize

Do you want to kickstart your career?


We have just the opportunity for you! At Ahold Delhaize and our strong local retail brands, we offer a range of programs for trainees, like an exciting international trainee option: a three-year development program that offers you the chance to work abroad with our family of brands. If the world of retail appeals to you, our great local brands also offer a number of retail management trainee programs to spark your career. You’ll work on various projects, including a management assignment in one of our stores. Or are you searching for a specialized trainee program? We also have a variety of trainee opportunities at our local brands, such as the Albert Heijn Tech Talent Track, for true techies (to be). 

If you have any questions regarding one of our trainee opportunities, feel free to contact us at traineeship@aholddelhaize.com.

What do our international traineeships entail?

Being active in Europe, the United States and Indonesia, our company’s challenges extend beyond country borders. We strongly believe that our future leaders should develop an international mindset. That’s exactly what we aspire toward in our international traineeships – three-year development programs that offer you the opportunity to launch your finance or HR career at Ahold Delhaize. 

The program is built on three pillars: social and business development; technical and functional skills; and leadership development. You’ll also undertake at least four rotations among our different retail brands and countries. To stimulate cross-functional learning, you’ll engage in inspiring learning sessions together with fellow trainees and other associates. Personal growth and development are key aspects of this program that prepare you to become a seasoned professional and our company’s future leader.

International Finance Traineeship

Why choose the International Finance traineeship? 

Our financial household is the backbone of our organization. Our goal is rather straightforward: we take care of the finances – for the organization and our entire family of brands. We provide the financial expertise and valuable insights that drive the business performance at Ahold Delhaize and our brands all over the world. 

What can you expect as an International Finance trainee?

As an International Finance trainee, ideally, you… 

...Hold a Master’s degree either in finance or in a related discipline;

...Have two years’ (max) work experience in the field;  

...Have an excellent proficiency in English (level C1 or up); 

...Are eager to work with an energetic, diverse group of colleagues; 

...Are able to inspire and motivate others;  

...Take initiative in, responsibility for, and ownership of your work; 

...Possess great analytical skills;  

...Are very results-driven and set the bar high;  

...Have a pioneering mindset;  

...Are flexible, agile and adaptable; 

...Reside in and are eligible to work in the country of the vacancy you’re applying for.  Plus you’ll need to              have a good understanding (written and spoken) of that country’s language;  

...Can relate to Ahold Delhaize’s core values: courage, integrity, teamwork, care and humor!

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You can
count on us

Ahold Delhaize facts and figures


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% of our own brand primary plastic packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable

% of our own brand primary plastic packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable
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% of our total own-brand food sales comes from healthy products

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% of sales growth in 2021 (38.2 % to be precise)

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business cases every year, from new store openings to automating distribution centers

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% of unsold food is donated to organizations that support people in need

International HR Traineeship

Why choose the International HR Traineeship?

Being active in Europe, the United States and Indonesia, our company’s challenges extend beyond country borders. We strongly believe that our future leaders should develop an international mindset. That’s exactly what we aspire toward in our international traineeships – three-year development programs that offer you the opportunity to launch your finance or HR career at Ahold Delhaize.

The program is built on three pillars: social and business development; technical and functional skills; and leadership development. You’ll also undertake at least four rotations among our different retail brands and countries. To stimulate cross-functional learning, you’ll engage in inspiring learning sessions together with fellow trainees and other associates. Personal growth and development are key aspects of this program that prepare you to become a seasoned professional and our company’s future leader. 

What can you expect as an International HR trainee?

As an international HR trainee, ideally, you… 

...Hold a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline within HR;  

...Have two years (max) work experience in the field;  

...Have an excellent proficiency in English (level C1 or up); 

...Are eager to work with a energetic, diverse group of colleagues; 

...Are able to inspire and motivate others;  

...Take initiative in, responsibility for, and ownership of your work;  

...Prossess great analytical skills;  

...Are very results-driven and set the bar high;  

...Have a pioneering mindset;  

...Are flexible, agile and adaptable; 

...Reside in and are eligible to work in the country of the vacancy you’re applying for. Plus you’ll need to              have a good understanding (written and spoken) of that country’s language;

...Can relate to Ahold Delhaize’s core values: courage, integrity, teamwork, care and humor!

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What Ahold Delhaize offers you

We offer you a dynamic three-year program in which you get to pave your own career and development path. During this time, you focus on specific personal growth areas and business opportunities. Aside from an unforgettable six-month international work experience, we also provide you with:  

  • A good salary and favorable secondary employment conditions;  
  • A focus on personal and professional development, for example, through coaching and training sessions specially developed for you as a trainee; 
  • An inspiring work environment in which you work with a diverse team of colleagues, and in which you’re encouraged to take ownership of your work and ideas; 
  • The opportunity to have a real impact on Ahold Delhaize’s brands and the markets it operates in;  
  • A fantastic kickstart to your career in finance or HR.