Careers

Legal Counsel Corporate Administration

Legal
Belgium

Our organisation

Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning almost 200 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, 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. Ageas ranks among the market leaders in the countries in which it operates and represents a staff force of over 45,000 people.
Ageas has been certified as “Top Employer" in 2022, standing out in particular for its career opportunities, continuous learning & development, sustainability and strong employee empowerment.

The Corporate Administration is part of the legal department of the Ageas Corporate Center and manages the administrative, financial and legal files in the context of the company’s legal and other obligations.   You report to the Manager Corporate Administration and will have a direct administrative colleague.

This team is currently looking for a new colleague legal counsel.

Your function

  • You are a point of contact for company law matters

    • Acting as an ambassador for external parties as notaries, company laywers and shareholders.

    • Monitoring of the legislation and assessing the impact of its changes on the activities of the different entities

  • You contribute to the end-to-end organisation of the annual shareholders meeting :

    • drafting of the agenda and the convocation to be published in the press and sent to the registered shareholders

    • drafting of the Chairman's guide and minutes

    • ensuring the preparation of speeches, special reports, presentations

    • management of the proxies, voting forms and the final attendance list

    • practical organization of the meetings (premises, catering, virtual organisation, …)

    • Post-meeting formalities: publication appointments, renewal of authorized capital, filing of annual report

  • You prepare and draft required documents that are related to Board of Directors and  Operating Companies and guarantee that they are duly signed.

  • You ensure that changes of shareholders, articles of association, capital increases and decreases and nominations are adequately documented

  • You perform the role of company secretary of Ageas Insurance International NV, Goldpark Investments and other corporate entities. to meet all legal and administrative obligations

  • You contribute to the optimization of activities in the corporate administration, by managing or participating to projects (f.ex. legal archiving project, paperless project)

  • Housekeeping of electronic platforms such as UBO register, complaints register, related party transactions register, conflict of interest register,…

Your profile

  • You have a bachelor or master in Law, or equivalent by experience

  • You have preferably built a relevant experience in a publicly listed company

  • You are familiar with one or more of the following domains : Transparency Act, Contract Management, delegation of authorities, dividend payment, housekeeping of shareholdersregister, employee benefit plans,…

  • You have excellent planning and organizational skills which allows you to meet deadlines in an efficient way.

  • You are precise and punctual, as you act in a defined framework of obligations.

  • Your hands-on attitude allows you to act naturally as a backup for your colleagues

  • You know when to be keep discretion about your files

  • You like to be in contact with highly diverse people at international level : board of directors, company secretaries, HR, external parties as notaries and shareholders.

  • You are trilingual French-Dutch-English.

Our 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

Interested?

Please apply online.  We are looking forward to talking to you !