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Executive Assistant - Distribution AsiaManulife (International) Limited
Executive Assistant - Distribution AsiaManulife (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.

Role Summary:

The role is responsible for providing the highest quality secretarial, clerical and administrative support to the Distribution Asia team in a regional office. The successful candidate thrives on taking the initiative, loves multi-tasking and working autonomously in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

Result Areas:

Manage calendar of meetings and events across multiple time zones, including ensuring the executives have all relevant information and documents, organizing facilities and any required equipment.
Manage complex international travel arrangements including visa applications.
Handle confidential information and interact with all levels of management, other departments, internal and external customers using tact and diplomacy.
Prepare correspondence, documents, spreadsheets and presentation materials for executives’ use.
Manage submission and tracking of expenses.
Manage the executives’ filing system.
Provide administrative support to the team.

Experience & Qualifications:

Degree or Diploma holder with minimum 5 years+ experience supporting senior regional executives with international financial institutions


Responsible, reliable and trustworthy with excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
Results oriented with a take charge attitude; demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities and tasks.
Superb interpersonal skills to deal with people at all levels, internally and externally.
Self-starter with strong teamwork mind set and customer service focus.
High degree of confidentiality and judgment in dealing with sensitive information.
Fluent spoken and written English, good command of Chinese highly desired.
Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

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 June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 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 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.

Additional Information

Career Level

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Years of Experience

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Employment Type

Full Time

Company Overview

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.

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