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Senior Product Owner Cloud

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

The Global Support Office (GSO) Tech organization is responsible for the corporate/global IT systems used by the Operating Companies under the AholdDelhaize holding. IT Services such as Email & Collaboration, Identity & Access Management are delivered to close to half a million end-users spread across the globe. The position of the program and project support is a position within the AholdDelhaize GSO Tech Program Delivery team.


Dive wholeheartedly into these key responsibilities


AholdDelhaize embarked on a cloud journey and is transitions all on-Prem workloads into the Cloud. To manage the transition and support the application already running in our Global Tenant


We’re looking for an experienced Global Product Owner to lead the development and implementation of our Global Cloud Enablement teams, As Product Owner (Manager), you own the different cloud products achieving an optimal and continuous maturing product roadmap directly to an optimal product roadmap, backlog(s), and user stories.


In our ambition to become a Global tech driven organisation, we are building the technology to support the culture to create an optimal engineering and InnerSource environment together with our Operating Companies all over the world.


This product owner role sits within the GSO IT4IT Platform Enablement department  and is responsible for the supply of all changes to the large and complex products within the platform group and other domains including software development services, changes infrastructure changes, service and technical debt for the platforms and systems in the scope of the role. You will be working with DevOps Engineers, other Product Owners, Product Managers, Platform Architects and FinOps teams and will report directly to the GSO IT4IT Head of Tech. Together you strive to deliver the platform for all the stakeholders from different lines of business, a challenging role!



The Global Product Owner

  • Adjust and improves the GSO cloud vision  aligned with  the (business) strategy, customer perspective and technical capabilities
  • Processing of the vision and developing a product roadmap, new features, defining epics and user stories, while taking into account the business needs and external developments, in close consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Works with the Global Support Office (GSO), Information Security, and the different stakeholders to analyze the needs and align cloud capabilities to their requirements and application architecture
  • Briefing of the Dev/Ops  team on various activities on the backlog and agree on the content of sprints and deliverable
  • Responsible for the operational and non-functional deliverable such as availability, capacity, performance, continuity and the implementation
  • Responsible for resolving the cause of incidents, 7x24 when necessary, by the Dev/Ops  team by workarounds and in permanent solutions
  • Responsible to provide knowledge, documentation, configuration and support characteristics to the support organizations
  • Responsible for system compliancy regarding the data privacy requirements, information security requirements, audit compliance , control requirements and with the license requirements
  • Works with the Global Support Office (GSO), Information Security, and the different stakeholders to analyze the needs and align cloud capabilities to their requirements and application architecture
  • As a team leader, represent the team in front of stakeholders, clients, or users and help the team to elevate the engineering level
  • Is transparent and supplies on-time delivery of information, communication, and advice to various stakeholders incl. Suppliers. 
  • You coach your product teams to identify, prioritize, and manage the product roadmap, user stories and even more astutely, the backlog
  • You OWN the engineering product including but not limited to performance, quality, ‘paved road’ interfaces, frameworks for users, all while making sure it is a cost-effective platform.
  • You are responsible for communicating and working with stakeholders across the board, including Platform leads, business managers, and the development team to make sure the goals are clear, and the vision is aligned with business objectives.

We welcome caring colleagues who

  • Knowledge and experience with MS Azure
  • Knowledge of Cloud Service Management principles incl. cost management
  • Working in an international context, ability to engage with global team and stakeholders actively.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable dealing with all stakeholders
  • Understand business priorities and how IT supports them
  • Are as caring, courageous and growth-minded as your colleagues, and are happy to embrace and advocate the #daretocare philosophy
  • At Ahold Delhaize and our local brands we define diversity broadly, seeing it as inclusive of thoughts and skills, generational differences, LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disabilities, nationalities and more, and we accept all people for who they are.

This is how you keep growing

Ahold Delhaize is growing enthusiastically, but sustainably.  If we can grow while having a more positive impact on people or our planet, we’re going for it. We encourage all of our 413,000 colleagues to share this attitude on a personal level, so opportunities to master new skills and expand your capabilities are a given. And because we’re a global family of brands, finding your next challenge comes (almost) as naturally as calling an actual relative. We #daretocare for our people at all levels. What that translates to in this role?


  • A gross market conform annual salary incl. holiday allowance, an attractive bonus, 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
  • A  powerful laptop and a smartphone
  • Travel allowance, 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 lively and diverse community that wholeheartedly embraces courage, inspires growth, and dares to care



Dare to care and grow with us?

We look forward to teaming up! Virtually and at your home away from home: our vibrant HQ, right next to Zaandam station. Want to know more before you hit the Apply button? Clifford Haakmeester, Talent aqcuisition will gladly talk you through the position at

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 Whole Heartedly 

“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.”

Meet your colleagues

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

Clifford Haakmeester

Clifford Haakmeester

Talent Acquisition Partner

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