AVP, Head of Valuation Shared Service
Manulife Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Job Description

General Accountability :

This position assumes Asia leadership role in driving the roll out of Valuation Share Service Centre, which centralizes the liability modeling services and analytics.

Services provided to all BUs (in accordance with the VSSC Service Level Agreement) include the execution, assembly, and initial analysis of all IFRS and local reserves, sensitivities, and capital calculations, as well as the maintenance of associated valuation models and procedures.

All the liability modelling works including assumption changes and all new product launches will be moved from BUs to the SSC.

The SSC will also perform the month end and quarter end production to make sure the models produce results on time and perform the analyses needed for the business units.

The production will include all reporting bases including reporting of Canadian IFRS, local IFRS, local solvency, Canadian capital, NBV and EV.

The incumbent will

  • take a leadership role in the roll out of Valuation Share Service Centre
  • drive the efficiency of the valuation process through standardization and cutting low value work
  • drive a strong partnership with the business unit to help business unit focusing at value added insight to the business.
  • Get the team ready for IFRS17 integration and post go-live support
  • The position provides the challenging opportunity for leading an initiative with many stakeholders including Asia Chief Actuary, MBPS, BU's actuarial function (including CFO, Chief Actuary and Pricing Officer) and Group IT and Finance.

    Responsibilities :

  • Lead the team to work collaboratively with the BU to perform the valuation process.
  • Build the training program to help the team developing their skills set so that over time the team can perform more and more complex type of work.
  • Drive continuous improvement in efficiency
  • Represent Asia on Global Model Council
  • Knowledge / Skills / Competencies / Education :

  • Actuarial designation (FSA / FCIA), combined with experience in the life insurance industry
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong project management skill
  • Strong influencing skill
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian reserving, accounting and capital bases
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects and deliver timely results
  • Strong professional judgment, ability to assess risks, as well as to effectively identify opportunities for improved efficiency
  • Problems / Challenges :

  • Understand the landscape in Asia and work with business unit with different cultures.
  • Strong influencing and communication skill to manage the variety of stakeholders such as all Asia business unit, accounting and IT function
  • Work under high time pressure especially during the quarter end process
  • Leading multiple location team efficiently
  • Position Dimensions (Organizational Impact) :

  • Direct team size of approximately 40 staff
  • Strong influencing and communication skill to manage the variety of stakeholders such as Asia and all business unit CFO, Chief Actuary and Pricing Officer, Group Finance senior executive, Head of MBPS actuarial.
  • This is one of the key strategic initiatives to drive the expense efficiency for Asia actuarial function. The services center will create a standardized and streamline process to ensure an efficient actuarial operation in light of the new complex IFRS17 accounting process.
  • Every career at Manulife / John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward. Ready to make an impact somewhere?

    What are you waiting for? Apply today.

    About John Hancock and Manulife

    John Hancock is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

    We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife globally, including Canada, Asia and Europe. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were CAD$1.3 trillion (US$1.1 trillion) as of June 30, 2021.

    Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at manulife.com .

    One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports more than 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance , annuities , investments , 401(k) plans , and education savings plans .

    Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com .

    Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    At Manulife / John Hancock , we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals.

    We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour , ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

    It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process .

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