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Associate Director, Agency ManagementManulife (International) Limited
Associate Director, Agency ManagementManulife (International) Limited
Job Highlights
  • Excellent exposure
  • Reputable company
  • Growing company
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

Role Summary:

Responsible for the effective leadership and motivation of a significant Agency District.



Result Areas:

  • Implement policies and programs in the District effectively ensuring effective motivational measures and programs are in place to achieve objectives
  • Develop and ensure the execution of business plans which meet short and long term business objectives
  • Monitor the performance of managers in their District ensuring recruitment progress, agent retention rate, agent productivity, business persistency and marketing conduct of agents
  • Actively contribute to the overall management of the Agency Distribution area; provide input to and develop recommendations to the distribution strategy
  • Manage projects that have impact on the entire Agency Operations


Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree holder
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in life insurance industry with 4 years at supervisory level
  • Experience in agency sales management, training & development or successful senior management experience in sales & marketing environment
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic implementation of agency and distribution strategies



  • Good understanding of agency operations & management issues
  • Good understanding of insurance product features and pricing design
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and management competency
  • Strategic mindset and visionary, able to think beyond status quo
  • Good presentation and motivational skills
  • Persuasive and able to convey ideas, plus negotiation and influencing skills
  • Able to handle conflicts and self motivated in difficult situations
  • Good command of English and Chinese, both written and spoken

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. We operate primarily 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 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers.


Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are 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.

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Company details

Together, we grow

At Manulife we believe in growing, together.

Our disciplined approach and fact-based decision making has delivered a consistent, long-term record of growth and success as a “Winning Company”. Our people contribute to this and share in it, realizing that, as we grow they can too. Supported by professional training and experienced leadership there are opportunities to grow and develop your career across a broad range of disciplines and operations.

However career progression is not our only measure of success. We believe in a workplace that nurtures the development of people, both professionally and personally. By sharing and instilling in our people the values and ethics that define us, we enable our people to learn from each other and grow together.