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Global IT Risk Manager - AEGON

Locatie: The Hague

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Global IT Risk Manager

Want to get a deeper understanding of the insurance industry and gain more experience within IT Risk Management in a major corporate within Asset/Investment Management? Aegon should be your next employer!

Aegon Asset Management (AAM) is a global, active investment manager. Investors worldwide entrust our organization to manage approximately €345 billion on their behalf. Aegon Asset Management has operations throughout the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia.

AAM & Aegon Group Management wants to increase the scope and effectiveness of IT risk governance and management across AAM, with appropriate resources in both 1st and 2nd line. This is a new role established within the 2nd line Function, with responsibility for the oversight of Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (IS) risk across Europe and AAM, and reports to the Global Head of ORM.

The role will support and guide the business and IT decision makers in identifying, evaluating and adopting full ownership of IT / IS risk by implementing sound and comprehensive risk management strategies, policies, practices and standards. This will help prioritization when making risk informed strategic, tactical and operational decision

In an oversight capacity, you will play an influential and visible role in the shaping and implementation of IT Risk Management within the 1st line, in close collaboration with the Aegon Group IT Risk Management (GITRM) function and the AAM IT and IS functions.  In this role you will need to support and guide business owners in adopting full ownership of IT risks, and implementing sound and comprehensive risk management strategies, policies, standards and practices in line with the group IT risk management key requirements. As an IT Risk Manager, you will be responsible for execution of 2nd line activities, offer support with the group and AAM IT and IS Risk initiatives and guide other 2nd line teams (e.g. US IT Risk oversight) on the risk governance and oversight needed over these risks.

The role will report directly to the Global Head of ORM. To effectively support and challenge the Europe, global and group Risk functions, the role incumbent will require a mixture of experience drawn from technical IT risk knowledge along with aligned risk and control skillsets. Activities will focus on:

  • Supporting the identification of opportunities, risks and constraints for the business to enhance its management of IT and IS risk
  • Challenging the business in their risk profile assessment and mitigating actions
  • Understanding the enterprise direction and support the creation of a strategic plan and roadmap
  • Assessing the potential of emerging technology risk
  • Overseeing business compliance and attestation of the IT Risk Management and IS policies and support with training for AAM.


As Global IT Risk Manager, you are a dedicated team player with a hands on mentality and result oriented.  You have very strong communication skills with ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical stakeholders. You also have proven influencing and relationship management skills and you are able to challenge conventional practices and pursue continuous improvement.  You have an excellent practical understanding and experience of IT risk management on international level and strong commercial awareness. You are optimistic, independent and you like to coach junior’s within the team.

Moreover, you have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • An expert with at least 5-7 years’ experience of which several years in IT risk management preferably within Asset Management, Real Estate or Investment Management;
  • Related IT professional certifications, such as CRISC/CISA/CISSP, is recommended
  • A strong understanding of ORM practices and techniques including experience in the development and implementation of risk policies and risk tooling;
  • Learn and apply new concepts and demonstrate career self-reliance
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Good communication and relationship management skills;
  • Experience in an international corporate setting desirable;
  • Fluency in English (both written and oral);
  • The ideal candidate will be focused on excellence and delivery, resilient and able to work with many and varied deliverables.

Terms and conditions of employment 

We offer you an interesting position where you work independently and professionally in an ambitious and dynamic organisation. Growth and development are important to us, that is why we invest amply in our employees in the form of development and career possibilities. In exchange for your commitment and efforts we offer you an extensive and excellent package of pay and benefits, e.g.:

  • a competitive monthly salary;
  • in addition you receive a fixed 13th month’s salary and holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flexible budget of 16.7% of your monthly salary;
  • good balance between work and private life with at least 27 holiday days;
  • an appropriate commuting allowance;
  • excellent pension scheme and discount on Aegon products.


Does this role appeal to you? We then look forward to receiving your cv and motivation via our application form on this website. An online assessment is part of the selection process. For more information about the application procedure you can contact Dave Heilbron, Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager or +31 (0)6 83 25 44 97.

The Hague

Information and application:


Please send your application for Global IT Risk Manager at AEGON in The Hague including your CV via our website.

Job posted

14 juli 2019
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More information:

Dave Heilbron
Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition
m. +31 (0)6 83 25 44 97

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