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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      August 26,2021
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    Legal Counsel IT

    Jouw nieuwe baan en werkplek

    As a member of the IT Law team you?re involved in strategic matters handled by the Global Support Office, especially by the Global IT Sourcing, Digital, Information Security and and other IT and Digital departments. As Legal Counsel IT you give legal advice on a broad range of matters related to IT and Digital.

    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 (54m weekly customers, 410k 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 responsibly. We advocate and accelerate sustainable retailing, responsible sourcing, we support local communities, and help 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
    Ahold Delhaize?s Global Support Office (GSO) is based in Zaandam, The Netherlands and consists of various support functions that help to further build Ahold Delhaize?s businesses. One of these functions is the GSO Legal & Public Affairs department, which consists of six separate teams with dedicated professionals: Corporate, IT law, Data Privacy law, Intellectual Property, Asset Protection and Public Affairs.

    One of our team members moves on to an exciting new position in the legal team of Delhaize Belgium. To replace him we would like to get in touch with candidates for the position of Legal Counsel IT Law.

    Dive wholeheartedly into these key responsibilities:

    As a member of the IT Law team you will join a department that is involved in strategic matters handled by the Global Support Office, especially by the Global IT Sourcing, Digital, Information Security and and other IT-related departments. As Legal Counsel IT you give legal advice on a broad range of matters related to IT and Digital such as software license agreements, application maintenance and support agreements and SaaS agreements, as well as (internal) policies and dispute resolution if requested. You interact with colleagues in our Brands in Europe and the United States, so an international outlook including sensitivity for cultural differences is key. In addition, you work together with your colleagues from the IT Law Team and with your colleagues from the Data Privacy Team to think about efficiencies and improvements in way of working and in supporting the Global IT organization.

    Dit bieden we jou

    This is how you keep growing
    Ahold Delhaize focuses on sustainable growth. 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 410,000 colleagues to share this attitude on a personal level, so you?re encouraged to grab opportunities to master new skills and expand your capabilities. What does that translate to in this role?

    • A gross annual salary of ? 70-83K (depending on experience), 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 multinational player: international projects, negotiations with the largest global IT suppliers, best-in-class coaching 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, choose a hybrid mix of working from the office and from home (yes, post-pandemic as well).
    • A laptop and a smartphone.
    • Travel allowance, discounts on health insurance and groceries .
    • The chance to be part of a company seeking to drive meaningful change ? healthy, affordable, sustainably produced food matters ? on an international scale.
    • A challenging role within a highly qualified and energetic team of business-oriented colleagues. Working in a dynamic international environment, in the corporate heart of one of the world?s largest food retail groups.
    - Unique possibilities to learn, to grow and to develop skills and to develop into a legal partner to the Global IT organization and, where desired, work in other legal and/or business areas over time. - - Close cooperation with colleagues in operating companies in 10 countries, including participating in company-wide expertise groups.

    Dit breng je mee

    We welcome caring colleagues who:
    • Combine a Master degree in Law with 4+ years working experience as outside counsel and/or as in-house lawyer.
    • Bring in-depth experience with IT law and preferably privacy law, strong contract drafting skills.
    • Are capable of working independently on large international IT-related projects (providing legal advice in respect of IT and legal project management). Proven interest in technology is a nice to have.
    • Are fluent in English, fluency in Dutch as well is a big plus.
    • Are able to analyze the complexity of an organization and how to deal with multiple business interests.
    • Are true connectors, team players with a hands-on attitude and excellent communication skills. You independently manage your relationships with internal and external stakeholders through direct communication.
    • Can handle complex work assignments, with potential long term (financial) impact to multiple parts of the business.
    • Make sure quality is assured and knowledge is shared.
    • Are able to efficiently manage outside counsel.

    Dare to care and grow with us?
    We look forward to teaming up! Virtually for now, but (hopefully) soon at your home away from home: our vibrant HQ, right next to Zaandam station. Want to know more before you hit the Apply button? Tess van der Poel, Talent Acquisition Partner will gladly talk you through the position at

    NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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