Corporate Risk Manager

Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: BE

Company: AGFA

About Agfa

 

The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, produces and distributes an extensive range of imaging systems, IT solutions and green hydrogen technology, mainly for the printing industry, the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications.

Agfa’s headquarters and parent company are located in Mortsel, Belgium. The Group’s operational activities are divided in three divisions: Digital Print & Chemicals, Radiology Solutions, and HealthCare IT.  All divisions have strong market positions and well-defined strategies. Agfa is commercially active worldwide through wholly owned sales organizations in more than 40 countries.

 

 

Your mission

 

In a complex world, it is more critical than ever for business leaders to manage the risks for their organization, using the right combination of innovative strategies and solutions.

 

As a Corporate Risk Manager at Agfa, your goal is delivering a solid insurance and risk strategy through providing robust, independent oversight of risk-taking activities across the Group, bearing in mind full compliance with the ethical rules of the profession and Agfa.

 

You are leading a team of two risk professionals, based in the headquarter of Mortsel, but entrusted with overseeing insurance and risk management across all Agfa locations worldwide.

 

Your responsibilities

 

As a Corporate Risk Manager, you:

 

  • Oversee global insurance programs for Agfa, ensuring they stay up to date with the company's changing needs. This includes adding new coverage and removing outdated ones as Agfa's business evolves.
  • Coordinate all local insurance matters across Agfa entities, ensuring standardized procedures are followed worldwide, including in the USA.
  • Serve as the main contact for Agfa's reinsurance captive in Luxembourg, handling day-to-day operations, optimizing usage, ensuring compliance, managing financials, and maintaining a positive relationship with the captive manager.
  • Act as the main point of contact for insurance and risk matters for internal stakeholders, Agfa's management, and external parties.
  • Manage the insurance and risk team at the headquarters and work with insurance contacts in all Agfa entities.
  • Take responsibility for the insurance and risk budget.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key players in the insurance market, including brokers, insurers, consultants, and professional organizations.
  • Collaborate with and advise Internal Audit to establish global and integrated risk management procedures across the entire Agfa group.
  • Collaborate with and advise Human Resources to facilitate the setup and management of worldwide Global Employee Benefit (life) insurances for employees.
  • Partner with / advise the Sustainability department to support the physical and transition risk assessment in the context of CSRD
  • Work closely with different internal stakeholders to support in implementing and improving global and local Business Continuity Plans for enhanced effectiveness.

 

Your profile

 

  • Hold a master’s degree in legal, economics, or equivalent.
  • 5-10 years of proven experience in insurance and risk management.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of global industrial and financial insurance programs (non-life). Comprehensive understanding of major global insurance markets.
  • Ability to integrate insurance expertise with a keen interest in Agfa’s business and strategy.
  • Strong communication skills, flexibility, and proactive problem-solving.
  • Proficient in negotiation, reaching effective conclusions and solutions.
  • Pragmatic approach focused on results, combining academic and technical knowledge.
  • Use and expand professional network, bearing in mind full compliance with the ethical rules of the profession and Agfa
  • Openness to travel to various Agfa locations.

 

Offer

 

  • A global leader at the intersection of innovation, imaging technology, healthcare solutions, green hydrogen technology 
  • A Belgian company with a rich history dating back over a century
  • The opportunity to work with talented and dedicated people from all over the world
  • Comprehensive training and career development programs
  • A hybrid working environment and flexible hours
  • A competitive salary with fringe benefits (meal vouchers, net allowance, insurances, company car, bonus …)
  • Interesting holiday arrangement


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