Senior Project Portfolio Manager (CFO)


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.

The CFO of the Ageas Corporate Center is looking for a Senior Project Portfolio Manager who plans, organizes, leads and controls projects within Finance. The first project you will be leading is the implementation of IFRS 17/9 (Finance). You will report to the Group Director Finance and functionally to the Program Management Officer.

Your function

  • You manage the project portfolio of the CFO Office:

    • You manage the long-term budget, the required resources and the risks/constraints, and give advice on priorities if necessary;

    • You align with all stakeholders and manage the related actions;

    • You anticipate, mitigate, solve or escalate issues, risks and scope changes of the projects in the finance project portfolio;

    • You report and communicate on the progress of the different projects to the project sponsor and the steering committee.

  • You act as a project manager for certain projects in the portfolio, such as the implementation of IFRS 17/9:

    • You formulate the objectives and results expected by the project sponsor and develop a detailed plan with well-defined tasks;

    • You define the project and the project structure, and apply the appropriate project management methodology in close collaboration with the Program Management Officer;

    • You manage and execute the project, ensuring it delivers the expected results in time: you monitor the delivery, timing and budget of the project, and conduct the project sign-off.

    • You identify the change needs, change readiness and develop the change actions.

    • You develop the communication plan and manage the related actions.

    • You identify the change needs, change readiness and develop the change actions.

Your profile

  • You have a Master degree in Business Administration, Economics, Business Informatics or similar;

  • You have more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector, preferably in the insurance industry in the area of Finance;

  • You have a good understanding of IFRS;

  • You have a proven track record in managing projects for a financial department;

  • You have experience with process management (techniques) and project portfolio management;

  • You have a thorough understanding of project management techniques and methods, including change management principles;

  • You have proven ICT knowledge and experience;

  • You have excellent communication skills and an analytical mindset;

  • You are fluent in English.

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.