Data Governance Advisor


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 13 countries (Belgium, the UK, 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 2024.

Your function

The Data Management team strives to help the Corporate Centre get value from data through effective and efficient data management and governance. To achieve this objective, we are focusing on two core pillars: Data Architecture and Data Governance.

  • Lead and syndicate the definition and evolutions of the data-related roles (Data Owners, other Data Governance Board members, and Data Stewards), and provide support on its implementation in the organisation

  • Prepare, lead, and follow up on the Data Governance Board meetings

  • Focus data management & governance initiatives on tangible business value creation

  • Lead the Group-wide data governance initiative (with the involvement of data management & governance leads in the Group's operating companies)

Metadata management (data catalogue)

  • Lead and syndicate the definition and evolutions of the management of metadata, covering tooling / processes / governance / competencies required, and provides support on its deployment throughout the Corporate Centre

Data quality

  • Lead and syndicate the definition of the approach to monitor and improve data quality (incl. definition of KPIs)

Communication, training and change management

  • Continuously engage the Data Owners and Data Stewards to ensure the successful embedding of data management and governance
  • Increase data management momentum and data literacy throughout the Corporate Centre

Data stewardship for Reference Data

  • Perform data steward activities for the Reference data domain (initial focus: identification of critical data; identification, syndication, and implementation of golden sources; identification and resolution of data quality issues)

Your profile

  • Data management & governance experience

  • English: Fluent

  • Relationship-building and influencing skills (including with senior management)

  • Communication and presentation skills

  • Drive, ownership, and proactivity

  • Collaborative mindset (within team and beyond)

We 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, ...);

  • 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. Find out more about it here.


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