Legal Counsel, Manager / Senior Manager, Employee Benefits Compliance, Compliance HK

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Manulife Hong Kong
  • 20 Apr 18 2018-04-20

Legal Counsel, Manager / Senior Manager, Employee Benefits Compliance, Compliance HK

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.

General Accountability:


The Legal Counsel, Manager / Senior Manager will be accountable for providing appropriate legal and compliance support to the senior management, business, administration and operation team etc. of the Employee Benefit business unit so as to enable them to discharge their responsibilities and operating in an efficient and effective manner in respect of their MPF, ORSO and Group Life and Health business in Hong Kong.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal and compliance advice and support to the Employee Benefit business unit in Hong Kong with respect to both the pension (i.e. MPF and ORSO) business and Group Life and Health insurance business.
  • Provide ad-hoc legal and compliance advice and support to designated projects and initiatives.
  • Manage legal risk exposures by ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, in particular those related to MPF and ORSO as well as internal policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a liaison with external law firms and other relevant service providers such as external auditors and legal of our business partners.


Qualifications:
Qualifications:
  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with at least 5 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Well versed in Hong Kong regulations and guidelines stipulated by IA and MPFA.
  • Ability to work independently, analyze complex legal problems and to provide appropriate legal solutions.
  • Able to balance multiple priorities and projects.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with all levels of staff, management and external regulators.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Chinese.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 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 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.