ERGO Insurance

De kernactiviteit van ERGO Insurance nv is de Leven-tak. Met kwalitatief sterke producten krijgen particulieren en zelfstandigen de mogelijkheid om na hun loopbaan een mooi aanvullend inkomen op te bouwen. ERGO Insurance nv wil in dat kader inspelen op de beperkingen en leemtes van het wettelijke pensioenstelsel. Een persoonlijke klantenbenadering staat ook hier centraal.

DPO / Legal Counsel

DPO role

Purpose of the position: the Data Protection Officer is the person who directs and oversees all personal data protection activities within a company. He/she devises the policies and procedures that make sure the organisation is compliant with the GDPR, monitors the implementation of those policies and procures, ensures that all staff are fully trained in regards to protecting data, assigns responsibilities and handles the people’s/public’s requests regarding their personal data. The DPO reports to the Head of Legal and keeps the Head of Compliance and the Management informed on the obligations under the GDPR and compliance with the GDPR.

In this role, the DPO will be responsible for:

  • Policies - setup and keep the data protection policies compliant with internal, group and regulatory requirements; - keep a RACI matrix to track all responsibilities within ERGO.
  • Monitor compliance with GDPR - collect information to identify processing activities; - analyse and check compliance of processing activities; - inform, advise and issue recommendations to the controller or the processor; - notify and communicate information about personal data breaches.
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) - advise on the ‘data protection by design’ when DPIA’s are performed; - monitor performance of DPIA’s - Define whether or not to perform a DPIA; - determine methodology to follow for DPIA; - advise on the outsourcing of certain DPIA’s; - advise on risk mitigation in relation to Data Processing.
  • Risk Based approach - serve as a Local Risk officer and develop and implement an ongoing risk assessment program targeting privacy matters; - keep an overview on the Privacy Risk list and propose prioritization according to the associated risk.
  • Official Contact - represent Ergo Insurance N.V. on Data Privacy matters; - serve as contact point for external auditors and agencies, survey requests, etc on Data Protection; - is the primary contact point for supervisory authorities.
  • Record-keeping - Keep a data inventory and hold a register of data processing operations.
  • Data Privacy Organization - establish an Data Privacy Organization with the major business departments to discuss Data Privacy risks and the balance with business requirements.
  • Training and awareness - coordinate the development and delivery of an education and training program for employees and other authorized users.
  • Reporting - report periodically to the Management about the status of Data Protection within ERGO Insurance N.V.
  • Etc.


Legal counsel role

Purpose of the position:

  • Provide legal advice and support (also in English) to all business operations of DKV Belgium NV in relation to insurance and insurance distribution law (including AssurMifid / IDD, etc.), general commercial law including consumer law, data protection law and, if possible, corporate law;
  • Prepare and review pre-contractual and contractual insurance documentation (insurance proposals, terms and conditions, etc.);
  • Review of and advise on commercial contracts (including insurance distribution - broker/agent - contracts, supplier contracts, services contracts, etc.);
  • Advise on legal (ombudsman) complaints;
  • Effectively manage litigation matters and disputes and liaise with external lawyers;
  • Draft and/or review settlement agreements;
  • Ensure adherence with the Company by-laws and any relevant laws and (internal) guidelines and regulations;
  • Liaise with the Compliance team in relation to various legal matters;
  • Assist in carrying out duties related to Corporate housekeeping and Corporate Governance (assistance in the coordination and adaptation of the different charters for committees (Board of Directors, Audit and Risk Committee, etc.);

Report to

  • Head of Legal

Your profile

  • You have a Master's degree in Law, preferably with a postgraduate degree in commercial or data protection law;
  • You have at least 2 to 3 years of experience as a lawyer or as an in-house legal counsel in the fields of commercial, data protection and/or insurance law;
  • Your mother tongue is French or Dutch, with excellent oral and written proficiency in English. Knowledge of other languages (German) is a plus but not a necessity.
  • You have strong written and good communication skills and find it easy to establish contacts.
  • You are business-oriented, solution-minded and are good at analysing and summarising information.
  • You contribute to the achievement of the company’s objectives by being energetic, enthusiastic and engaged in everything you do.
  • You like working autonomously and yet also show team spirit.
  • You are able to build trust and show integrity by being genuine, listening carefully and keeping promises.
  • You have the ability to adapt in a changing environment.
  • You know how to work with standard MS Office tools.

We offer

A competitive wage, meal vouchers, group insurance, hospitalization insurance are part of the wage package. In addition, you can count on various training opportunities, additional vacation and flexible hours. Our company is located in the heart of Brussels and is easily accessible by public transport.


Apply online! Don't forget to add your CV and motivation letter!

Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of ERGO Insurance itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the ERGO Insurance HR department.


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