Director/Senior Director Advocacy IFRS17, Asia Director/Senior Director Advocacy IFRS17, Asia …

Manulife Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Manulife Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Director/Senior Director Advocacy IFRS17, Asia
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description
The Opportunity

The customer is the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products and services daily. We believe in the value of empowering our Director or Senior Director, Advocacy IFRS17, Asia with the resources to enhance and achieve our business performance objectives for the future of our business, which is why we need you.
After 20 years in the making, the IASB has published the new accounting standard for insurance contracts, IFRS 17. This represents the most significant change to financial reporting requirements ever undertaken by the insurance industry. Are you looking for such a once in a lifetime challenge to develop? Are you prepared to maximize the opportunities for the company and ultimately help our customers achieving their dreams and aspirations?
The team will lead the implementation of IFRS 17 in Manulife's insurance operations in the Asia Division, drive the training of IFRS 17 to the countries, work with various areas to assess the financial and business implications of the new standard and provide the information necessary for senior management to understand and assess the implications of certain policy decisions. This role will lead and drive results on all these areas.

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:
  • Degree holder with professional actuarial qualifications such as FSA, FIA or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years' of relevant working experience in insurance industry
  • Solid actuarial knowledge and experience in valuation, financial reporting, pricing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to work with complex financial issues and concepts
  • Strong technical skills, knowledge, or experience in AXIS an asset
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication and relationship skills
  • Always demonstrate initiatives and commitment, and able to work independently
  • Able to manage multiple and conflicting requests from various parties
  • Effective command of English, both spoken and written
On the job you will:
  • Become a subject matter expert on IFRS 17
  • Drive and conduct trainings of IFRS 17 to the local business units and other related areas
  • Lead the financial and business impact assessment of Asia and co-ordinate with other areas where required
  • Drive the implementation through working collaboratively and communicate effectively with various areas such as finance, capital management, pricing and product development, etc.
  • Support local business units in discussion with regulators and within insurance industry in Manulife's interpretation of the standards
  • Work under high time pressure to meet the IFRS implementation timeline
  • Strong influencing and communication skill to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with various areas
  • Understand thoroughly the new principle-based standards in short period of time to identify differences and implications from existing Canadian reporting system
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

If you are ready to unleash your potential, it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

About Manulife Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services provider that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and our global wealth and asset management segment, Manulife Investment Management, serves individuals, institutions and retirement plan members worldwide. At the end of 2020, we had more than 37,000 employees, over 118,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 30 million customers. As of March 31, 2021, we had CAD$1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.3 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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 .
Manulife Hong Kong logo
More Jobs Like This
See more jobs