Senior Director, Strategy and Business Performance
Manulife Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
6d ago

Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? You've come to the right place.

We're looking for ambitious people who share our values and want to make every day better for people around the world. If this sounds like you, and the career below sounds exciting, we'd like to hear from you.

The Opportunity

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

Manulife HK is seeking a Senior Director, Strategy and Business Performance to be responsible for planning, driving and delivering key strategic projects and initiatives that aims to drive value for our Customers, Shareholders and Employees.

Specifically, the role will be heavily involved in conducting analysis, serving as a thought partner across business units in Manulife Hong Kong, significantly contribute to Manulife HK's growth aspirations in areas of customers, distribution and digital.

What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes
  • You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone
  • We are looking for someone with :

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration / Accounting / Economics / Actuarial Science, with at least 8 years work experience.
  • Strategy skills : Experience formulating strategy, familiar with key principles of strategy development including generating hypothesis, ability to think conceptually and creatively regarding solutions and opportunities.
  • Strong financial and data analysis : Ability to triangulate financial data and generate key insights to test and validate hypothesis as well as forecasting.
  • Execution focused : Ability to drive projects through providing appropriate project framework, clarity on content and deliverables and effectively engaging and managing stakeholders.
  • Analysis, insight and problem solving : Ability to collect and collate high volumes of diverse information regarding markets, customer and risk without becoming overwhelmed.
  • Ability to separate critical and urgent details for integration into planning.

  • Communication skills : Excellent influence, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Tenacity and work ethic : Has a strong sense of ownership and work ethic to see projects to completion. Is undeterred by challenges / obstacles and will remain motivated, composed and apply creating thinking to overcome them.
  • On the job you will :

  • Support and coordinate across all elements of strategy with a team of peers, senior executives from Hong Kong BU based on a strong understanding of Manulife and its strategic ambitions.
  • Drive the development of business unit level strategies, including research on emerging trends and competitive landscape and understand impact on the business.
  • Synthesize recommendations with a clear articulation of how strategy translates into execution priorities and action plans.
  • Identify key initiatives according to business unit level strategies, align initiatives and roadmap with key stakeholders and work with delivery team on prioritization, business case gating and eventually the delivery of the initiative.
  • Develop and manage project deliverables timelines, track progress against ambitions and execution.
  • Aggregate, align and prioritize initiatives and roadmap across the entire organization in order to deliver on strategic growth ambitions
  • Assist in managing multiple internal stakeholders and ensure effective communication informally and for formal presentations.
  • Our commitment to you

  • Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better
  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success
  • A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry
  • Our best. Every day.
  • Learn more about opportunities with us at

    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 .

    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 .

    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 .

    All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife / John Hancock policies .

    To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact recruitment .

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