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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.
 
At Manulife, employees take pride in their work – and just as importantly, they are rewarded for superior performance. 
 
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So, don’t just shop for a job, build a career with a strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking company: Manulife.
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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Director, Staff Engineer

Location:
(CHINA) and various
Job Reference:
8320
Functional Area/Experience:
Engineering / Fresh Graduate
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Job Overview:

Does change excite you? Do you want to be part of the team that redefines how we build software? We are changing the way we unlock value through technology and we want you to be part of it! We are growing our Global Software and Platform Engineering unit, with the vision to deliver quality software, that adds value to our customers, faster at scale.

The customer is at the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering engineers and developers with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of the business, which is why we need you.

We are seeking self-motivated engineers, who are obsessed with delivering value, are forward-thinking, and excited to see the successful implementation of the products they deliver. Our current opportunities are available in Hong Kong, Boston, and Toronto.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Embed with software development teams, enabling and accelerating consistent implementation of engineering patterns and approaches within the firm
  • Develop and evolve engineering patterns, best practices, and reference implementations to consistently increase the rate of sharing and reuse across the globe
  • Be a vocal technical leader within the internal engineering community
  • Collaborate with software developers and engineering leadership to uncover pain points and opportunities to accelerate the delivery of new value through platforms and software

 

Requirements:

  • Degree holder with solid full stack software development experience and engineer team leadership
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and comfort working within a rapidly changing startup environment; you love the challenge of working on a small team and being part of a larger movement to change the engineering culture of an enterprise
  • Familiarity with agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features
  • Developing junior engineers and a passion for growing staff within the organization
  • Experimenting with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next
  • A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and communicate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes across all levels in the organization
  • Languages such as Java, JavaScript, .NET, HTML5, CSS3, Swift and/or similar technologies
  • Cloud Foundry and other components supporting a highly-automated global engineering platform
  • Open source! As we accelerate our delivery of world-class experiences, we know embracing open source technologies will help us get there. Any experience with open source is very attractive to us!

 

 

 

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Manager, Asia Strategy

Location:
(CHINA) and various
Job Reference:
8319
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 4 Years +
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Manulife has operated in Asia since 1897 and operates in 12 markets across the region, spanning both developed and emerging markets.  

As a key member of the Asia Strategy team, the Manager will work with country business units and Asia regional office to provide support and content around the strategic planning framework and process and engage the Asia Division Executive Committee (ADEC), Global Corporate Development and the Executive Committees in effective strategic decision-making.  Asia Strategy team is also responsible for assessing and executing inorganic strategies – M&A, Bank Partnerships, Strategic Investment and New Market Entry.

This role is an opportunity for an ambitious and hard-working individual to work with the Manulife Asia Strategy team to get first-hand experience in M&A and strategic projects. This is a role suited for individuals who look for exciting challenges, can excel under pressure and are eager to learn.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Industry and Competitor Analysis
  • Work with Asia Strategy team and local BUs to compile a quarterly report that tracks industry and competitor intelligence.  
  • Manage the daily Corporate Development and Industry News update.  
  • Strategic Planning & Strategy Deliverables
  • Support the implementation of the Asia Strategic Planning process across Asia business units, and offer guidance and assistance to develop the business unit level strategies.
  • Support the development of divisional strategic deliverables (e.g. annual strategic plan, strategy presentations, divisional memos etc.) for the Asia Division Executive Committee, Global Leadership Teams and the Board of Directors.
  • Support ad-hoc special projects to support the growth of the Asia businesses
  • Project Management
  • Develop and manage project deliverables timelines. Take into account time for peer reviews before deliverables are presented to various stakeholders    
  • Coordinate meetings and manage communication among project members (members of Asia Strategy, Regional Office and local BUs) to ensure deliverables are completed in a timely manner and that we operate as one cohesive project team.  
  • Act as an internal reviewer to ensure deliverables are of highest standards and take action as necessary.  
  • Deal/Project Research, Due Diligence and Bid Preparation
  • Work with senior members of Asia Strategy team to conduct research and analysis to prepare proposals and internal approval decks. 
  • Execution of the due diligence process during M&A projects.  
  • Work with senior members of Asia Strategy team to prepare necessary deliverables for proposals and post-acquisition integration.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in financial services (life insurance industry preferred).
  • Previous strategy, corporate development or M&A experience working for a multinational company, accounting firm, investment bank, private equity or strategy consulting firm.   
  • Native English speaker and fluency in an additional Asian language is an advantage.  
  • Initiative, drive and sense of urgency: has the initiative and drive to take ownership of tasks. Not be afraid to ask questions when in doubt and a sense of urgency to drive things to completion quickly.      
  • Change management/ambiguity: ability to work in a fast paced environment with incomplete information, but continue to push projects through based on known information, common sense and asking the right questions.  
  • Detail oriented: important to pay extra attention to detail to ensure the highest quality of work is submitted to senior management for their review. 
  • Perseverance, team player and hard work ethic: seeing things to completion despite obstacles is a key requirement.
  • Research, analysis and problem solving: strong problem solving abilities by identifying issues, taking a logical approach to finding an answer based on research and sound analysis.  
  • Strong PowerPoint skills: ability to maneuver complex information and distil into key meaningful insights and high impact slides to tell a story
  • Strong financial modeling skills/data analysis: ability to build complex financial models and translate financial information and actuarial/accounting data into useful and applicable information.  
  • Project management: ability to drive projects to execution by developing deliverables timelines and effectively managing stakeholders. 
  • Stakeholder management: effectively manage more senior members of the Asia Strategy team/local BUs and other functions (such as Controllers, Tax, Actuarial, Legal, IT and Wealth Management) to provide the deliverables needed to drive projects to completion.   
  • Communication: excellent speaking and writing skills are required to convey key messages in a succinct manner.  
  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel:  expert skills on PowerPoint with the ability to tell a story and sell a message. Can analyze large quantities of data, generate charts in Excel. Should have the ability to translate what the data is saying into applicable and useful information.    
  • Flexibility and cultural awareness:  willingness and flexibility to travel.  Culturally sensitive to work with people of diverse backgrounds in Asia.  
  • Candidates with less experience will be

 

 

 

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Assistant Manager, Sales Promotion & Incentives

Location:
(CHINA) and various
Job Reference:
8318
Functional Area/Experience:
Business, Accounting & Finance / 3 Years
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As the data mining hub for Sales Promotion and Incentives, the candidate has to perform sales projection and data analysis for various sales contests, and prepare different contest reports and management reports to facilitate the Management and Agency in sales monitoring.

 

Result Areas:

  • Support in planning, developing and review the strategies for MDRT in order to identify ways / tools to promote MDRT culture at Manulife
  • Devise and implement different promotional activities or initiatives for promoting MDRT and increase MDRT level productivity of agency, including workshops, seminars, motivational events and incentive programs, etc.
  • Prepare contents or ideas and implement different channels of MDRT promotion and motivational materials (e.g. hosting agency morning meeting, motivational letters, motivational SMS, morning meeting, check-point souvenirs, etc.) to drive more awareness and engagement in MDRT at Manulife
  • Plan and organize MDRT events to engage agency and boost agency morale to achieve MDRT honour, including MDRT Annual General Meeting Luncheon, Champagne Breakfast Meeting, Mid-way gathering, etc.
  • Co-work with MIS team on MDRT reports to facilitate regular and accurate progress update
  • Explore, execute and coordinate with different business units for various MDRT business support and knowledge enhancement
  • Plan the budget and monitor the expenses are within budget for each individual project 
  • Coordinate ad hoc projects as assigned by supervisors

 

Experience & Qualification:

  • Degree holder in Marketing or Communications
  • At least 6 years of work experience with 2 years in marketing, event planning and management or sales promotion field
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Solid knowledge and experience in life insurance industry especially for MDRT-related exposure is a definite advantage

 

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Creative, flexible and able to work under pressure & tight schedules
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player, organized and attentive to details
  • Good presentation skill and able to work under tight deadlines
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Strong PC skills in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Chinese word processing