Wij bieden jou

Iedere dag vijf miljoen gevulde bordjes; dat is de impact van Albert Heijn op Nederland.
Je zorgt ervoor dat wij als retailer vooroplopen in vernieuwing en dat Nederland iedere dag lekker en gezond kan eten.
Werken bij Albert Heijn betekent onze klanten iedere dag te voorzien van de beste en gezondste producten. Hiermee bieden we alle ingrediënten voor een beter leven voor iedereen.
Bij de marktleider in de Nederlandse retail heb je toegang tot best in class en inspirerende opleidingen en begeleiding, waarbij jij regie houdt over jouw eigen ontwikkeling en loopbaan.
Bij Albert Heijn ben je onderdeel van een groeiende, dynamisch en succesvolle organisatie. Als marktleider in Nederland lopen we, samen met jou, voorop in vernieuwing.
Een open cultuur waar je samenwerkt met collega’s die verstand van zaken hebben en net als jij graag dat extra stapje zet.

Jouw nieuwe baan en werkplek

Join AH Technology: Reinventing Food Retail every day.

The largest on-and offline platform for Payments in The Netherlands is coming, and your mission is to realize it. We will be proud when the payment experience of millions of customers is unparalleled and safe!


Your new job and office
Imagine over fifty million customers visiting our stores on weekly base paying for their groceries and checking out without any cashiers around but with an experience that’s unparalleled and as safe as can be. As our new Head of Tech Digital Checkout & Payments at AH technology, you are given the opportunity to create the ultimate platform for payments. That alone is a great challenge, but next to that, you will create this groundbreaking platform for the largest player in e-Commerce in The Netherlands ! So as our new Head of Tech Digital Checkout & Payments we invite you to:

  • become a member of the Tech leadership team working closely with the VP Customer Technology;
  • join and create the Technology Payments strategy, roadmap and innovation of web, app and Point of Sale systems;
  • get the responsibility for the daily operation of four scrum teams and
  • bring your experience to the table and increase the quality of work within the Payments domain substantially.


Your new office
Albert Heijn, part of Ahold Delhaize, is the number one omnichannel food retailer in the Netherlands. We’ve been inspiring customers and building trust for more than 130 years. We like to say, “we’re always there for you.” And with more than 1000 stores in the Netherlands and Belgium and 24/7 shopping on ah.nl, it’s truer than ever! But now we want to take our business to the next level. By making better food accessible to everyone – and making shopping fit the way people live today. 

By joining our team you are part of AH Technology, where you can make your mark on the daily lives of millions of people. AH Technology is a department transcending community consisting of the departments Data, Digital and Tech within Albert Heijn. Our smart professionals create digital solutions that make (online) shopping simpler and more inspiring. We’re continually rethinking the way people shop, pay and even enjoy food. That’s why we’re investing heavily in data, digital and tech. To further transform Albert Heijn into a leading Food & Tech company.


Curious about your colleagues?

At AH Technology you work with the best experts in the field. In an open environment, where expertise is valued, where we learn from each other and have the freedom to innovate. Digital Checkout & Payments is part of the Customer Technology Platform and counts four scrum teams with Product Owners, Tech Leads, UX/UI Designers, Solution Consultants and DevOps Engineers. Digital Checkout & Payments is like a young, energetic, start-up creating the Retail platform of the future. In this job you will be working closely with inspiring people like Wilco Brandt (VP Customer Technology), Linda Daijer (Marketing and Inspire), Jeroen Buitenhuis (Loyalty and Customer) and many other great people. For more information about AH Technology, you can also visit our Stack Overflow page: https://stackoverflow.com/jobs/companies/ah-technology-albert-heijn


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 to monitor the circumstances and when we feel comfortable, this position will return to our Headquarters in Zaandam. There 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 through video calls.

Dit bieden we jou


What do we offer?

At AH Technology we aim to grow, 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 annual salary up to €138K;
  • access to best-in-class guidance and inspiring training to shape your development and career;
  • flexible working hours;
  • an excellent pension plan with a personal contribution of 6.2%;
  • a travel allowance for traveling to and from Zaandam;
  • 20 vacation days and a Personal Budget for you to decide whether to spend it on 12.5 extra vacation days, discounts or a pay-out;
  • attractive discounts on various insurance policies;
  • a laptop and telephone.

Dit breng je mee

To become successful as our new Head of Tech Digital Checkout & Payments you bring: 

  • a Master degree in Technology;
  • a proven engineering track record and experience as a Tech Lead in the digital payments domain; 
  • deep experience with Point of Sale systems;
  • an Agile DNA, with proven track record in complex environment;
  • experience as a programme management with P&L responsibility;
  • charisma, excellent communication skills and strong leadership.

Apply now 
Do you want to play an active role in changing the food retail landscape as we know it? Then hop on board and join us on our expedition. Apply online now!


Would you like to learn more first, before you apply to AH Technology?

Micha Lekawael, Talent Acquisition Partner – Technology will be happy to tell you everything about this vacancy and AH Technology through micha.lekawael@ah.nl 


Wat is mijn reistijd naar werk?