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Job Description

Lead IT Project Manager

Hong Kong

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 empowering Lead IT Project Manager with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of our business, which is why we need you. 

What motivates you?  

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

  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes  

  • You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together 

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

  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up 

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

We are looking for someone with:  

  • Demonstrates understanding of how technology supports Manulife's strategy

  • Strong detail orientation

  • Awareness of full-technology stack

  • Understands the overall 'picture' in most situations • Understands the political landscape and informal hierarchy within the firm

  • Strong knowledge of the business, some expertise

  • Reflects on and improves behavior

  • Needs to attend conferences to learn from others

  • Writes tutorials and gives training

  • Demonstrates all core skills, and some interpersonal skills beyond requirements for role

  • High level of discipline knowledge and understanding of area of practice

  • Able to combine knowledge of discipline and the market, some perspective on customer requirements

  • Constantly learns from both success and failure

  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion

  • Good verbal and written communication; able to effectively articulate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes Decision Authorities:

  • Able to achieve all tasks using own judgement

  • Can lead small to medium sized groups where required

  • Foresees problems instead of solving them, recognizes the needs for flexibility and diverse solutions

On the job you will:

  • Responsible for executing technical and business projects across multiple stakeholders; developing analysis to support process and project improvements

  • Manages and coordinates business and technical projects through all phases of initiation, development and implementation; tends to work on Agile and waterfall projects

  • Works with clients to define and manage the scope, strategy, requirements and implementation of projects

  • Ensures that assigned projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting client business objectives

  • Identifies, analyzes, mitigates, documents, and controls project risks

  • Provides effective and regular communication within the project team, stakeholders, sponsors and management

  • Identifies resource needs for the project and establishes roles, expectations, and goals with team members

  • Leads definition, documentation and completion of moderately complex, high impact projects; high interdependencies

  • Assess and manages risks that impede successful project delivery

  • Manages project resources to budget • Improves existing delivery methods and identifies potential areas for improvement

  • Communicates clearly to all stakeholders involved

  • Has positive impact to specific organizational entities & understands nature of impact

  • Top contributor and often enables others to contribute as well

Our commitment to you  

  • Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better 

  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success  

  • A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry  

  • Our best. Every day.  

      Learn more about opportunities with us at [...] career at Manulife/John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward. Ready to make an impact somewhere? What are you waiting for? Apply today.

About John Hancock and Manulife

John Hancock is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, 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 globally, including Canada, Asia and Europe. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were CAD$1.3 trillion (US$1.1 trillion) as of June 30, 2021. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at manulife.com.

One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports more than 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and education savings plans. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. 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, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law. 

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application processAll information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact recruitment@manulife.com.


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