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We are a diverse global company, where you’ll get the chance to focus on your field of interest, or try new things.  The opportunities are endless in the areas of Banking, Wealth Management and Asset Management.
 
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Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.

For information on careers in the US at John Hancock please visit www.johnhancock.com/careers, for information on US student programs visit www.johnhancock.com/oncampus.

 

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Application Developer - Software Development

Location:
(CANADA) and various
Job Reference:
6128
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 3 Years
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Job Description & Qualifications

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for programming innovative software components in an Agile SCRUM framework
  • Comfortable being involved in all stages of the software development life cycle: requirements and specification gathering, design, implementation, verification and maintenance
  • Assist with the functional and user acceptance testing of applications
  • Actively participate in peer code reviews, sprint review demos and retrospectives
  • Keep current on, develop, and champion standards, technologies, and methodologies
  • Contribute to continuous improvements of departmental best practices
  • Apply technical and business knowledge to identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks at the same time of varying degrees of complexity
  • Provide technical expertise and support where required

 

Qualifications

  • 1 - 3+ Years of software development experience
  • University Degree or College Diploma in a Computer Science related field or equivalent working experience
  • Proven track record in delivering software solutions using agile development practices and project tracking software
  • Demonstrated proficiency developing applications using the following technology areas:
  • Ability to develop well documented code with unit tests while requiring minimal assistance
  • Experience with Microsoft .NET technologies with emphasis on C# and ASP.Net (Forms & Web API)
  • Experience using JavaScript frameworks preferably AngularJS or Aurelia
  • Experience with Object Relational Mappers, preferably Entity Framework
  • Experience with HTML5 & CSS3 (SASS) frameworks such as Bootstrap or Materialize
  • Experience with GIT version control
  • Knowledge of SQL coding, standards, and database design (Microsoft SQL Server 2012+) is an asset
  • Experience using an Integrated Development Environment, preferably Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
  • Experience in mobile web technologies is an asset
  • Knowledge of UX best practices is an asset 
  • Knowledge of ETL technology tools (Informatica, SSIS)
  • Capable of adapting quickly, manage multiple demands and competing priorities, deliver to deadlines
  • Business knowledge of Group Benefits and Group Retirement is a valuable asset 

 

Attributes

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service focused
  • Learn and adapt quickly
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, receptive to change
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Works well under time constraints/pressure
  • Attention to details and quality
  • Ability to work independently, and with others in a flexible environment

 

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Senior Investment Modeling Analyst

Location:
(CANADA) and various
Job Reference:
6127
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 2 Years
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Specific responsibilities of the Portfolio Modeling Analyst include:

  • Model Development  (~75% of time):
  • Pull investment accounting data feeds from various internal source systems (e.g., derivatives from Findur, bonds, stocks and alternative assets from the Eagle Market Value Data Warehouse, mortgages from Enterprise), link data feeds to GGY AXIS models and populate additional information such as yield curves and credit spread, expense factor, and default rate tables and update reinvestment strategies as necessary.
  • Prepare and analyze various check files to ensure model integrity, such as reconciliations of the model's starting asset positions to the General Ledger. Scrutinize model inputs and outputs, research flagged issues and resolve/escalate any data quality issues and concerns.
  • Research and prepare modeling methodology updates (basis changes) and quantify the impact on the CALM Reserves and cashflows.
  • Review and verifying accuracy of peer and junior analysts’ models and results.
  • Other Responsibilities (~25% of time):
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as assigned, write and review reports and presentations, and lead research projects as necessary.  Provide second tier support for all department staff as required.  Write and debug code, build/modify other internal structure in AXIS. Participate in model vetting projects.
  • Assist in the development of the annual Investment Plan. Forecast expected investment returns (yields and dollars of investment income) associated with MFC’s investment portfolios. Work under close supervision to develop AXIS forecasting models; act as a liaison to Quality Assurance and escalates issues as necessary; support revisions for the Plan. 
  • Extract cash flow information and reformat into an investment demand report displaying types of new investments for each of the Business Segments.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a finance or related field required. Progress toward a professional designation, such as CFA, FRM and/or ASA/FSA, and/or a graduate degree is strongly preferred.
  • At least 2 years of directly-related financial modeling experience required.
  • Working knowledge of investment theory and terminology and financial valuation and accounting concepts.
  • Must have the ability to handle large amounts of complex data, develop models and provide analysis involving interrelated variables.  Extrapolate longer term impact on the business, i.e. quantifying the impact of credit quality upgrades or downgrades on future reserve levels.
  • Advanced skill level in Excel with a working knowledge of Visual Basic is desired; familiarity with relational databases (MS Access) and an actuarial or statistical package (GGY AXIS, Matlab, SAS) is desirable.
  • Some light-to-medium programming knowledge (have a programming mindset).
  • Be able to handle and analyze large volumes of data (usually in excel).
  • Self-starter, strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and independently.

 

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Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Location:
(CANADA) and various
Job Reference:
6126
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 4 Years +
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Key Accountabilities

  • Global D&I Strategy implementation
  • In partnership with the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion and other Regional Managers or Director(s): 
  • Contribute to the development, of the global D&I strategy as it relates to the Manulife/John Hancock’s Corporate strategy. Drive the implementation of the strategy as well as assist with the associated Communications plan. 
  • Leverage technology to develop communication strategies enabling the sharing of best practices, and optimize initiative impact and ROI with champions, active leaders, committees, employee communities and strategic stakeholders. 
  • Identify needs and recommend or lead the development of key programs that help achieve measureable results and long term behavior change by leveraging both internal resources/education and external consultants/professional associations (i.e. continued advancement of the unconscious bias initiative, advancement of women in leadership ,etc.)
  • Integrate and optimize best practices in collaboration with D&I team and the business 
  • Help to establish outcome performance measures, metrics and analytics to relative to diversity initiatives and their impact on the organization 
  • D&I Consulting and Program Design 
  • Governance oversight for global/regional D&I programs and external partnerships
  • Consult and partner with stakeholders to lead, assess, develop, implement, measure and continuously enhance key initiatives/programs to achieve both global and regional D&I objectives
  • Leverage D&I knowledge, resources, best practices and experience to help leaders, HRPs and other internal stakeholders build D&I leadership capability
  • Partner with HR Partners and COEs to infuse D&I strategy into talent processes (i.e. on-boarding, performance management, programming/training, talent retention strategies, etc.)
  • Serve as a D&I thought leader internally and externally.
  • Ensure communication of external partnership resources, commitments and global calendar of events.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure the organization is meeting/exceeding all employment legislation and metrics and use related data analytics to drive new or expand existing programs 

 

Qualifications
 

  • Undergraduate/graduate degree in management, human resources, law 
  • Demonstrated leadership in diversity and inclusion, change/transformational initiatives 
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in Human Resources, diversity, leadership development/ learning, organizational development, consulting, or related field 
  • Proven project management and leadership skills 
  • Knowledge of diversity and inclusion practices 
  • Excellent facilitation, training, team building skills 
  • Strategic thinking who understands and can effectively articulate the business case for inclusion and diversity ability to translate strategy into action by aligning enterprise and business unit priorities 
  • Experience representing an organization externally 
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing D&I strategy in large, complex organization 
  • Data-driven decision-making, including robust tracking of progress against project plan 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to influence others, including the ability to communicate with confidence and empathy on issues of inclusion. 
  • Understanding and experience in change management 
  • Budget management 
  • Ability to be agile and flexible to deliver in fast-paced, evolving environment. 
  • Highly collaborative and creative with a mindset for change. 
  • Global experience and expertise in Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Attributes
  • Leverages data in order to influence necessary constituents 
  • Creative and innovative, with the capability to drive change through strong influencing skills 
  • Intelligent and analytical with the ability to focus on and decide key issues quickly
 
  • Strong project leadership and management skills 
  • Demonstrates strong executive presence