Delhaize Group International Graduate Trainee Program



Location (s):

  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Greece
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • United States of America


The Delhaize Group International Graduate Trainee Program was launched in 2010. Since then, almost 40 Trainees have joined our organization. We thought we’d leave it up to them to tell you more about the Program! Play the video to get a snapshot of a number of (Alumni) Trainees, who share their view on the Program and their experiences as a Trainees.


Why join our Program?

Are you an ambitious, highly talented graduate with a passion to learn and excel, combined with an interest in the food retail industry? Do you want to get an international career head-start?

You may be just the person we’re looking for!

The International Graduate Trainee Program offers you a unique opportunity to develop your leadership potential in a fast paced environment, through various assignments in different departments. The 18-month Traineeship consists of three different assignments of six months each:

  • the first six months you will work in retail operations at one of Delhaize Group’s operating companies present in your country of residence

  • the following six months you will live and work abroad, on a project assignment, in one of the countries where Delhaize Group has operating companies

  • you will spend the last 6 months working on another project assignment at the Delhaize Group’s operating company present in your country of residence

We designed the Program to offer you an experience as varied, stimulating and challenging as possible, all to enchance your development.

Training includes induction, on-the-job training, leadership and technical skills training, individual development, coaching and career counseling: enough to keep you challenged!

As a trainee you are given a dedicated mentor for the duration of the program, as well as active development support from the Global Talent Management team.

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Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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The compensation and benefits package includes an open-ended contract with a Delhaize Group operating company, an attractive and competitive salary, and international medical coverage, furnished accommodation and a company car during the assignment abroad.

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