Region: Brussels
Required experience: 7 years
Environment: Other
Ref: LexGO04/05
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

The purpose of our federation is to represent those practising the profession of insurance-and reinsurance broker, to ensure the protection of the interests of the profession, to promote our profession and to study all subject matters that could be of interest to its members.

Our members mainly offer their services to Companies, Institutions and Public Organizations.

What’s in it for you?

  • A unique chance to reshape the Federation, leave a significant impact in a high visibility role and build your own team.
  • We offer you a position with a lot of variety, autonomy and broad responsibility within an organisation that embraces change.
  • In return for your commitment and achievements, we offer an attractive salary with broad extra-legal benefits as a salaried employee or self-employed.

What your future may hold

As CEO, you will be responsible for:

  • Drafting and developing the long-term strategy and vision of the organisation in close cooperation with the Board of Directors and based on a strong understanding and thorough analysis of the sector.
  • The daily management of the association and implementation of the strategy based on a set of predefined KPIs and qualitative objectives. You further develop BVVM/UPCA into a professional organisation in which relevance plays a prominent role.
  • Building a strong network of relationships with the various actors within and outside the industry and seek strategic partnerships where appropriate. You are at the basis of a renewed eco-system in which a higher goal, the interests of the industry in the broad sense, is pursued.
  • Coaching and leadership: you motivate, guide and steer the team where necessary.
  • As ambassador of the association, you communicate effectively the renewed and refreshed strategy and best practices to both members and key stakeholders.
  • You are pragmatic and maintain privileged contacts with both the Belgian regulator and other professional associations.
  • Formulating structural improvement proposals and policy recommendations based on practical experience and trends in the market.
  • Cultivating relationships with member organisations, establishing pathways for engagement.
  • The CEO will report to the cor leadership of BVVM/UPCA and work in close interaction with the Board and the Executive Committee to fulfil the association’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Assisting the Treasurer in budget preparation and monitoring during the year.

Your skillset

  • You have a Master working and thinking level and already have relevant experience in a senior management position, preferably in the services, consulting, financial and/or insurance sector.
  • As a bridge-builder, you seek to bring structure to a highly fragmented landscape.
  • You are an inspiring leader with strong people management skills.
  • You are hands-on and show the spirit of an entrepreneur. 
  • A collaborative decision-making style and ability to engage participation from all levels.
  • Business acumen and financial management experience.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Technologically adapt, including an appreciation for social media.
  • You have strong communication skills and are fluent both orally and in writing in Dutch, French and English.


Apply immediately via the website or contact Sylvie Gerlo for more information. Contact Sylvie by mail (via the apply button) or call +32 486 93 09 93.

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