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The Director– Asia Technology, Audit Services is accountable for the delivery of high quality, professional, cost-effective, value-added and risk-based internal audit services of Manulife’s Asia technology functions. This role is also to manage the MBPS Technology
Audit Team providing shared services to Technology Audit teams globally.
The scope of the Director's accountabilities includes:
-Audit Delivery – Delivery of Asia Technology audits (steady state/key risk, program and project, business integrated).
-Audit Planning – Support of audit reporting, annual audit planning, resource management, and other process improvements for the Asia technology audit team.
-Technology Audit Shared Services – Management of the MBPS Technology Audit team providing shared services to Technology Audit teams globally.
-Other – Relationship management, audit initiatives, engagements, and process improvements as assigned.
The role reports to the AVP of Asia Technology, Audit Services.
-Exceptional communications judgement and the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly to effectively deliver key messages verbally and in writing and to listen and consider various perspectives; confident presentation and facilitation skills and strong
interpersonal and leadership skills to facilitate working with senior management at all levels.
-Ability to quickly understand business processes and risks, identify key controls, analyze complex situations, reach appropriate conclusions, make value-added and practical recommendations and influence management to take appropriate actions on recommendations.
-In depth knowledge of audit methodologies, project management and system development methodologies (including Agile), control frameworks and risk management practices, and regulatory requirements; Exceptional understanding of how technology supports business
strategies, the latest technology and cyber security trends, best practices and industry standards; excellent working knowledge of risks affecting financial institutions and insurance industry.
-Experience working with external auditors (Statutory Audit, SOX, SOC 1 and 2 engagements) effectively and helping technology management understand the impacts.
-Previous people management experience required with demonstrated high employee engagement results and ability to lead and motivate a large team of people in a new and rapidly changing environment; demonstrated ability to build a leading-edge team that drives
-Results oriented with a keen focus on quality and delivering value; ability to balance multiple priorities and projects; strong attention to detail while retaining focus on the “big picture” and top risks; flexible and organized with the ability to oversee
multiple projects concurrently.
-Exceptional influencing, relationship building and negotiation skills; professional presence, ability to navigate within a matrix environment and influence across different areas and all levels of management both in Audit Services and technology.
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively in diverse environments and cultures, over multiple office locations.
-Ability to identify opportunities to utilize data analytics for enhanced depth and breadth of audit coverage.
-University degree plus a recognized auditing (e.g. CA, CPA, CISA) and/or security (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CEH) with 8-10 years internal or external audit experience.
-Highest level of integrity accompanied by strong ethical principles.
-Multiple audit staff (primarily in Hong Kong and Manila) report to this position.
-Direct dealings with senior management, regulators and external auditors.
-All types of audits may be performed such as: technology, project, integrated audits as well as the assistance with the annual external audit and other projects.
-Special work may be performed as determined by Department Priorities.
-Will need to travel mainly within Asia and occasionally to North America.
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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