Director Quantitative Risk Management


Our organisation

Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning close to 200 years. We offer Retail and Business customers Life and Non-Life insurance products, and we are also engaged in reinsurance activities.

Our customers are at the heart of our business, and our products and services are designed to anticipate, manage, and cover their risks through a wide range of solutions designed for their needs, both today and in the future.

We are one of Europe's larger insurance companies and we are also well represented in Asia. In total, Ageas is on the ground in 14 countries (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. Every day, more than 44,000 skilled and committed employees are at the service of nearly 45 million customers. Our Group has at its foundation a set of core values - Care, Dare, Deliver, and Share – representing who we are and how we work. As a “Supporter of your life” we seek to create social and economic value for our customers, employees, partners, investors, and society at large.

Ageas has been re-certified as Top Employer in 2023.

Your function

The Director Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) ensures a good quality of risk management and modelling frameworks at group level. The role heads the QRM Department of Group Risk, which includes the Financial Risk, Life Valuation & Risk, Non-life Valuation & Risk, and Sustainability Risk teams. The Director QRM reports to the group Chief Risk Officer.

Your responsibilities include among others:

  • Lead the QRM department. Set targets in order achieve short & long term objectives; Create management & organisational framework for the various QRM risk teams; Assigning roles & responsibilities in within department teams; Coach & guide development track of Heads of, and support them in doing the same for their teams.

  • Align overall modelling & risk management strategy with corporate Ageas strategy.

  • Manage & empower Group Model Managers within the various CC teams and operating entities, and ensure transversal & horizontal alignment between risk & actuarial teams.

  • Organize & ensure risk management functions of ageas SA/NV, including support of Reinsurance activities.

  • Ensure support for regular & ad-hoc reporting at Group & local level (Solvency II, IFRS, MYB, stress tests, ...).

  • Ensure harmonisation of local approaches through organisation of dedicated Technical Committees.

  • Provide input for Ageas governance bodies (ARC, ExCo, ManCo, Board) on quantitative risk or actuarial topics.

  • Provide input for interaction with external stakeholders (investors, rating agencies, reinsurers, industry, …).

  • Act as point of contact for regulatory interaction in the respective domains.

  • Support any ad-hoc projects requiring quantitative or actuarial expertise (e.g. M&A).

  • Draft, update & embed QRM policies. Ensure consistency between local policies and monitor local embedding. Flagging & escalating of deviations where needed.

Your profile

  • Higher education in a quantitative topic (Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance, Actuarial), at least 2y MSc level, PhD added value.

  • Professional accreditation (CFA, CRM, or Actuarial) is a bonus.

  • Previous experience in regulatory interaction and industry trade bodies.

  • 15 years’ experience in industry or relevant research capacity.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to motivate & lead a team.

  • Work with a high level of abstraction.

  • Capable of executing complex tasks under pressure.

  • Able to effectively & clearly communicate technical topics to both experts & non-experts, and to translate technical matters into wider organizational and strategic impacts.

Our offer?

  • The possibility of (maximum 50%) home working;

  • A dynamic, multicultural working environment;

  • An interesting and extensive salary package (including meal vouchers, eco vouchers, hospitalization, disability and group insurance, additional child benefit, mobile allowance and intervention in the internet reimbursement, ...);

  • A company car with fuel card;

  • The possibility to optimize part of your salary package through a flexible income plan;

  • A corporate culture where you are encouraged to share your views and opinions;

  • A flat organizational structure with close collaboration and communication with management and cross departments;

  • An extensive range of learning & development opportunities through our online learning platform;

  • The opportunity to further develop yourself and to be part of a great team at a Top employer in Belgium. 


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