Associate Director, Investment Product

Associate Director, Investment Product

Manulife (International) Limited - Selen Chan
Hong Kong
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description


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 daily. We believe in the value of empoweringAssociate Director, Investment Product with the resources to solve critical problems for the future ofourbusiness, which is why we need you. 
Whatmotivatesyou

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit 

  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to useyouragile mindset and enable business outcomes 

  • You thrive in teams,and enjoygettingthingsdone together

  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters 

  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speakup

  • You share your humanity,helping usbuild a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone 

We are looking for someone with:

  • University graduate degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ working experience in Asset Management/Investment Fund industry, preferably in product development or product management

  • Strong knowledge of asset management industry and understanding of local regulatory requirement

  • Good analytical skills with proven ability to contribute to mutual fund related analysis

  • Ability to utilize and articulate independent thought and judgment is highly valued

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal with various internal and external parties

  • Able to adapt to fast changing environment, organized and detailed-oriented.

  • Fluent in English, Chinese and/or Mandarin  

On the job you will:
1. Product Development process

  • Assist the Head of Investment Product, Hong Kong to develop product launch/ change proposals including the build-out of the business case, financial projection, investment policy statement, competitive landscape, etc.

  • Manage and timely implement new fund/ share class launch projects of mutual funds and MPF

  • Work with investment team, compliance, finance and distribution to refine product features

2. Product Management

  • Own and coordinate updates to fund documentation for changing of fund modifications

  • Manage HK domiciled funds including updates for regulatory change and other enhancement

  • Maintain the underlying funds investment record and status

  • Maintain the risk disclosure box to compile with SFC regulation

  • Conduct regular checking of the product information to ensure its accuracy in the distribution channel

3. Product Governance

  • Dividend distribution governance

  • >> Contribute to the governance and monitoring of fund dividend distribution

  • Product risk ratings

  • >> Assess fund risk ratings for new funds

  • >> Conduct regular review of fund risk ratings

  • >> Conduct ad hoc review and approval of fund risk ratings due to unforeseen market circumstances

  • >> Ensure the approved fund risk ratings determination process is followed

  • >> Assist to update the fund risk modelling with external service providers

  • >> Negotiate and arrange contract execution with external service providers supporting fund risk ratings determination

  • Local Product Governance

  • >> Assist the Head of Investment Product, Hong Kong to administer the Hong Kong Investment Product Committee ( HKPC) monthly meetings

  • >> Coordinate the product approval process

  • >> Ensure the local regulatory requirements are taken into consideration in Business Cases tabled at the HKPC for approval

4. Product Registration and Regulatory Filing

  • Prepare documents to support regulatory filings and disclosure in Hong Kong, Macau and Chinese (cross-border funds)

  • Work with external service providers on the production of product documentation

  • Dissemination of product documentation to business channels and internal stakeholders

5 . Relationship Management

  • To work closely with and maintain strong relationships with the business channels including insurance-linked business in the Asian region

  • To provide ongoing support to Asian businesses ensuring there is a constant communication of information and advice on product-related matters.

  • Timely respond to support internal and external queries regarding fund information, structure, fees, TER etc.

Our commitment to you

  • Our mission; to be a part ofmakingDecisionsEasierandLivesBetter

  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success 

  • A bold ambition and set of goalstobe a leader indrivingtransformation in our industry 

  • Our best. Every day. 

Learn more aboutopportunities with us at jobs.manulife.com   
If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
About Manulife
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group 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 wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. 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 December 31, 2020, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.6 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. 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 and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground. 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 any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group 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 wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of March 31, 2020, we had $1.2 trillion (US$0.8 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $30.4 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. 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 and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground. 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 any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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