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Chief Data Officer

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Your position

Under the supervision of the Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, you will be in charge of the definition, implementation and follow-up of the data vision and data strategy of the company.

  • You will develop and implement (within the existing strategic framework) policies and guidelines for group-wide data and information management governance (information protection, data quality, data life-cycle management, reporting, use of data analytics, etc.) in order to guarantee a uniform approach for the group and to contribute to the realisation of the group’s objectives.
  • You will set up an end-to-end operating model (within the existing strategic framework) in order to create and sustain a data-driven organisation across all entities of the group and its respective departments. This includes the implementation of clear corporate data governance to support the further digitisation and innovation of the group.
  • You will be in charge of the further implementation of the data management infrastructure (Data Warehouse, Master Data Management tools, reporting tools, etc.) and you will collaborate with the business in order to create the necessary reports, dashboards and applications that will allow for fact-based decision-making.
  • You will coordinate and manage data-related projects to make sure that these projects are in line with the group strategy and comply with ICT and security standards in order to achieve the expected benefits.
  • You will coordinate with stakeholders (data management function holders and SPOCs in the business, who are responsible for data quality) in order to guarantee a uniform approach and compliance with regulations.
  • You will ensure people management, and you will coach and supervise the team members in order to ensure that their competencies, skills and know-how are used and developed to the best advantage of the company.

You make sure to stay well-informed about the evolutions in your domain of expertise, keeping your knowledge up to date in order to strengthen your credibility by offering a service based on up-to-date knowledge.

Your profile

  • You have a master’s degree in computer science, engineering or mathematics.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • You have a good knowledge of data analytics techniques, analysis of business requirements, data modelling and development techniques.
  • You fluently speak and write in English and in Dutch or French.
  • You are a very good listener and you have good social and communication skills.
  • You like to work in a team and you have project management skills.
  • You work in an organised and diligent way.
  • Any experience in insurance, trade finance or credit insurance is definitely an advantage.
  • Experience in agile development is also an advantage.

We offer

  • A challenging career in a multilingual and international environment.
  • Continuous learning opportunities to develop your talents.
  • An attractive salary supplemented by a number of fringe benefits.
  • Our Belgian offices are located in the centre of Brussels, easily accessible by public transport.
General information

Vacancy category


Job location

Belgium, Brussels, Rue Montoyer 3, 1000 Brussels

Contract type


Work regime

Full Time

About Credendo

Credendo is a leading European Credit insurance company, fueled by a multinational force of 520 professionals. Active in fifteen European countries, we serve local and international clients from all around the world. Even though we are rapidly growing, we strive to preserve the soul of a human-sized company in the way we interact with each other from top to bottom.