Information Risk Officer


Our organisation

Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning 190 years. It offers Retail and Business customers Life and Non-Life insurance products designed to suit their specific needs, today and tomorrow.

As one of Europe's larger insurance companies, Ageas concentrates its activities in Europe and Asia, which together make up the major part of the global insurance market. It operates successful insurance businesses in Belgium, the UK, Luxembourg, France, Portugal, Turkey, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and the Philippines through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and long term partnerships with strong financial institutions and key distributors.

For our Enterprise Risk Management team (ERM) within the Risk Department in Brussels, we are looking for an Information Risk Officer.

Your function

In your role as Information Risk Officer, you will manage the design, development and deployment of the Ageas Group Information Security and Data Protection Framework. You will implement the Framework at Ageas Corporate Center and assure coordination at the local companies.

More specifically, you are responsible for:

  • Keeping the Group Framework and Policies up to date;

  • Deploying and maintaining tools that support risk management;

  • Support implementation of the Information Security and Data Protection Framework in other departments at Ageas Corporate Center;

  • Supporting our Business Continuity Officer in the implementation of the Business Continuity Framework.

  • Acting as a Subject Matter Expert promoting knowledge sharing, supporting the communities and bringing expertise to the local companies;

  • Following-up on open actions and audit recommendations;

  • Monitoring ongoing projects, ensuring reporting (delivery, timing & budget) and assessing progress against strategic objectives.

Your profile

  • You have a Master in Business Management, Economics, Mathematics, Informatics or equivalent by experience;

  • You have 5 - 10 years of relevant experience in the domain of Information Security and Data Protection, ideally within a risk management or consultancy environment, relevant certification(s) is a plus;

  • You have a good knowledge of Information Security risk management including qualitative and quantitative techniques;

  • You have a good knowledge of laws, regulations, international standards and best practices in domain of Information Security, Data Protections and Business Continuity;

  • You have a good knowledge of modern Digital Workplace tools;

  • You are flexible, structured and pro-active;

  • You are a team player, but you are able to work independently as well;

  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and you are able to work with people with different backgrounds;

  • You are fluent in English and have a good understanding of French or Dutch.

We offer

Ageas values your talent and knows how to reward it. We offer you an attractive salary and fringe benefits. You will work in a stimulating international environment, with numerous opportunities for personal development. You will work independently within a dynamic team.