Manager Individual Life Product Management

Job Level:  Professional

Brussels, BE, 1000

Area of Expertise:  Actuarial
Unit:  Allianz BeNeLux
Employing Entity:  Allianz Benelux
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  25661

To reinforce our Individual Life team in Belgium, Allianz is currently looking for a Manager for the Product Management Individual Life team. You have proven experience in Investment, Pension and Protection products? You’re fluent in English with good knowledge of French and Dutch? You’re looking for a transversal role and drive the further growth of Allianz and the Life team? We’re looking for you!


As Manager of the team, you will steer a team of Product Managers and Legal/fiscal experts. You will develop new and improve existing Investment, Pension and Protection products on the retail market in Belgium. You will also provide training and exchange technical expertise with other departments and collaborate on the new Life Value Proposition.


Talent must be rewarded:


  • Excellent competitive salary and secondary benefits.
  • An engaging and diverse team of experts spread out over the Benelux 
  • Freedom and autonomy
  • To determine where & when you work (New way of working) – Output driven
  • To pursue innovative and creative solutions – Solution driven
  • To take risks / make mistakes and learn from them – Growth driven
  • To challenge status quo and drive positive changes – Improvement driven
  • Development & Training opportunities


We count on you for the following tasks:


  • As Manager of the team, you will lead a team of product managers and legal/fiscal experts;
  • Develop new and improve existing Investment, Pension and Protection products covering both guaranteed rate and unit-linked products for the retail market in Belgium;
  • Steering and analyzing profitability studies of existing and new products, incl. recommendations & follow-up;
  • Provide oversight and support the team in research and development of new product or product improvements. Being able to have the helicopter view and dig into the ground when needed;
  • Be able to define and monitor relevant KPI’s depending on the activity;
  • Be the team captain of the technical life department and interact with other captains as well as the transversal functions under the lead of the value chain owner;
  • Act as a contact point for our group centers and other entities and partners depending on the topic, closely aligning with the value chain owner;
  • Act as the technical reference person in the relations with our regulators and professional associations. Including a natural curiosity/affinity to interact with our distribution partners.


This role will give you the opportunity to exchange technical expertise with other departments and work on the following topics:


  • Develop with the value chain our new term life value proposition
  • Develop our revised pension and investment offerings
  • Represent Allianz at the Individual Life Technical Commission and drive the topics relevant for Allianz
  • Support the value with the deployment of our new IT environment for investments


This is you:


Master’s degree in Mathematics, Physics, Civil Engineering or Economics? Check! A degree in Actuarial Sciences is considered a plus. Fluent in English with good knowledge of the two national languages (Dutch and French)? Check! Know how to use MS Office, SAS, Excel, VBA, Delphi and C++, …? Check! You are a team player as well as someone with excellent communication skills? Check! You do not fear to be challenged and are able to challenge others? Check! You are innovative and methodological? Check! Proven experience in a similar role and ready to take the next step? Check! Double check!


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Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.