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 We are looking 
for a Manager
Product Development

NN is a life insurance company with the greatest aspirations in Belgium. It doesn’t matter how different and unique people may be, everyone strives to live a long and happy life. We help people take care of what they really find important in life. As a life insurance company, we protect our customers by providing strong product solutions. And we support each and every Belgian in their search for happiness. With 1.6 million unique customers, 600 happy employees and an annual turnover of 1 billion euro, NN is part of a strong international group. That’s why we are delighted to welcome potential colleagues to NN who would like to have a positive impact on the lives of each of our customers! 


What impact will you have as Manager Product Development at NN? 

NN Belgium is seeking a customer-oriented and enthusiastic Manager Product Development willing to take on a real challenge in a changing environment. Are you able to being a fresh look at insurance products, pricing and underwriting and are you innovative? Do you make it your business to find the best solutions and is your customer your priority in doing so? In that case, you sound like the inspiring manager we are looking for!  

As Manager Product Development, you’ll lead a well-drilled team of 20 experts, made up of actuaries and product managers. There’s no lack of motivation, because this team consistently achieves an above-average engagement score. So, will you lead the team to even greater success.
​​​​​​​How?
  • You’ll be jointly responsible for the strategy of the total product portfolio of the entire Life company, made up of the segments for Retail, Self-Employed and Employee Benefits. This encompasses limits and acceptance criteria, regulations, pricing, profitability and commissioning to partners for death and disability products, as well as Branch 21 and Branch 23 products;
  • You’ll monitor changes in regulations, technology, customer needs and the competition in general and then make adjustments to the range where required;
  • Working with your team, you’ll identify opportunities in the marketplace and customer needs, based on the market data you receive from your colleagues in marketing;
  • You’ll be responsible for designing and managing products and solutions that meet the specific needs of the customer, that stand out from others in the market and which meet the wishes of our distribution partners (banking partners and independent brokers) and contribute to the right financial metrics;
  • You’ll be an ambassador for your products, both within the company and to external stakeholders;
  • You’ll be a bridge-builder at the heart of the organisation, who leads the way and ensures that other departments are on board with your team’s proposals (in particular Finance, Legal, Customer Service, Risk, Compliance, etc.).

What do you have to offer as Manager Product Development

We’re looking for a new colleague who comes with plenty of industry baggage acquired in product management within the insurance sector and a firm grasp of actuarial principles. This means that it is important to have a Master’s degree in a relevant subject (economics, actuarial and legal matters, etc.) or equivalent gained through experience. Ideally, you will have already run a team of experts previously, but if you have gained your managerial qualities in another way, then we’re curious about you!

You also have the following talents:
  • You’re a bridge-builder able to motivate and stimulate cooperation with other departments;
  • You’re able to analyse and understand complex matters and quickly see links between the various disciplines (legal, commercial, financial) in the value chain;
  • You’re able to tell a convincing and inspiring story both verbally and in writing to the various stakeholders in the organisation;
  • You have outstanding Dutch or French, with good knowledge of the second national language, as well as fluent English.

We will ask quite a lot of you, but you will get a great deal in return. What does NN have to offer you?

Care. Clear. Commit. NN provides a job that works for you.

NN needs people like you. People who are genuine and committed; people who are willing to give the best of themselves to our customers, bringing fresh ideas and the necessary drive to take the initiative. People who find our values logical and understandable. Any especially people with a unique personality that can make all the difference. So, just be yourself. That’s something we really appreciate at NN!

How? 
  • You will receive an attractive salary, supplemented by fringe benefits that include:
    group and hospitalisation insurance, meal vouchers and eco-vouchers, 20 days of holiday a year, plus 12 days of working time reduction leave and 5 days of additional leave.
  • You will be given the opportunity to discover and grow your unique talents so that you can develop your career further.
    There’s a whole range to choose from: personalised training programmes, workshops, coaching, on-the-job learning and so on. 
  • At NN we know very well how important wellbeing is! That’s why we focus on achieving a good work-life balance.
    Working from home, flexible working and a fitness area with group classes are all there to make it easier for you to find the right balance. 
  • And to give your creative side a helping hand, we have also thought carefully about providing an enjoyable, totally refreshed working environment, located in bustling Brussels, literally right next to Brussels South station, where you can feel at home. 
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Willing to have an impact as Manager Product Development at NN? Nothing could be easier! 

Fancy coming to work in an environment that offers you all sorts of challenges? Are you one of the best professionals in your particular field? Want to make the difference with your fellow enthusiastic colleagues? Then we’d like to meet you!