Manager/ Assistant Manager

  • 34094
  • Life - Other
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Aug 28, 2018
  • Work with Asia Strategy team and local BUs to compile a quarterly report that tracks industry and competitor intelligence.
  • Manage the daily Corporate Development and Industry News update.
  • Support the implementation of the Asia Strategic Planning process across Asia business units, and offer guidance and assistance to develop the business unit level strategies.
  • Support the development of divisional strategic deliverables for the Asia Division Executive Committee, Global Leadership Teams and the Board of Directors.
  • Support ad-hoc special projects to support the growth of the Asia businesses.
  • Develop and manage project deliverables timelines. Take into account time for peer reviews before deliverables are presented to various stakeholders.
  • Coordinate meetings and manage communication among project members to ensure deliverables are completed in a timely manner and that we operate as one cohesive project team.
  • Act as an internal reviewer to ensure deliverables are of highest standards and take action as necessary.
  • Work with senior members of Asia Strategy team to conduct research and analysis to prepare proposals and internal approval decks.
  • Execution of the due diligence process during M&A projects.
  • Work with senior members of Asia Strategy team to prepare necessary deliverables for proposals and post-acquisition integration.
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in financial services.
  • Previous strategy, corporate development or M&A experience working for a multinational company, accounting firm, investment bank, private equity or strategy consulting firm.
  • Native English speaker and fluency in an additional Asian language is an advantage.
  • Initiative, drive and sense of urgency: has the initiative and drive to take ownership of tasks. Not be afraid to ask questions when in doubt and a sense of urgency to drive things to completion quickly.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with incomplete information, but continue to push projects through based on known information, common sense and asking the right questions.
  • Important to pay extra attention to detail to ensure the highest quality of work is submitted to senior management for their review.
  • Seeing things to completion despite obstacles is a key requirement.
  • Strong problem solving abilities by identifying issues, taking a logical approach to finding an answer based on research and sound analysis.
  • Ability to maneuver complex information and distil into key meaningful insights and high impact slides to tell a story.
  • Ability to build complex financial models and translate financial information and actuarial/accounting data into useful and applicable information.
  • Ability to drive projects to execution by developing deliverables timelines and effectively managing stakeholders.
  • Effectively manage more senior members of the Asia Strategy team/local BUs and other functions to provide the deliverables needed to drive projects to completion.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills are required to convey key messages in a succinct manner.
  • Expert skills on PowerPoint with the ability to tell a story and sell a message. Can analyze large quantities of data, generate charts in Excel. Should have the ability to translate what the data is saying into applicable and useful information.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel. Culturally sensitive to work with people of diverse backgrounds in Asia.