Senior Business Performance Manager


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, 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 the Ageas Business Performance & Control department, based in Brussels, we are looking for a Senior Business Performance Manager.

Your function

The mission of Ageas Business Performance & Control is to support management in executing the Ageas Connect21 Strategy. The insurance sector faces enormous change and potential disruption in the future, challenging Ageas to constantly predict, prepare, and re-assess the status quo.  As Senior Business Performance Manager you are working closely together with your colleagues at Corporate Center and through an intensive interactive dialogue with the Insurance Segments (Belgium, UK, Continental Europe, Asia and Group Reinsurance):

The responsibilities within the team will include among others:

  • Supporting, assessing and preparing the multi-year budget at Ageas’ consolidated level;

  • Supporting and preparing a quarterly forecast at Ageas’ consolidated level in order to assess the Business Segment performance compared to budget and the targets set;

  • Preparing Quarterly Financial reviews for the Ageas Management Committee and Ageas Board;

  • Collecting, analyzing and synthesizing specific financial or business related topics in support of the CFO and the Executive Committee;

  • Taking up the role of point of contact for the Business Segments for performance management related topics;

  • Establishing a peers review aiming to set up an external benchmark;

  • Challenging the business segments through benchmarking.

You will report to the Director Business Performance & Control. Your role in the Business Performance team requires extensive contacts with colleagues at Corporate Center from the Strategy, Investor Relations, Finance, Capital Management and Risk departments. You will work closely together with the Financial controller to represent a single point of contact towards the businesses. In addition you will have frequent contacts with colleagues from the Business Segments. Part of your career development will consist in pro-actively developing initiatives to support the performance culture of Ageas.

Your profile

  • You have a university degree in Finance, Business administration or Sciences;

  • You have 7 - 10 years successful business experience, by preference at a leading company in the insurance or the financial sector, or experience in a performance management/controlling environment in the industry;

  • You are passionate about figures and curious to understand the dynamics of the business;

  • You have a synthetic mindset, able to translate complex information in a structured and comprehensive format, in  support of management decisions;

  • You have the ability to act as a change agent;

  • You have the ability to work well under pressure in a demanding environment. 

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills are and are able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization;

  • You have a very good knowledge of English. Dutch and/or French are facultative;

  • You have proficient  knowledge of MS Office Suite;

  • You are a team player capable of building and maintaining good relationships;

  • You are willing to travel occasionally;

  • You are down to earth, social and flexible.

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.