Assistant Product Development Manager, Individual Financial Product

Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Assistant Product Development Manager, Individual Financial Product

Location: HK-HongKong-HKHO-22/F., Tower A, Manulife Financial Centre, 223-231 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Key Responsibilities

> Support the development and implementation of new product initiatives, on-going product maintenance, market research and intelligence and post-and-after of new product launch activities and product enhancements that align with our business directions

> Formulate compelling product value propositions that are reflected in product design and customer and distribution supports

> Conduct research and focus groups to identify customer needs and distribution preferences

> Conduct competitive analyses and provide insight

> Engage other internal functions as well as service providers to ensure product initiatives and related supports are delivered effectively and efficiently and meet our customer expectations

> Ensure distribution channels are engaged with compelling product reference materials and training tools

> Keep abreast of market trends and Manulife’s competitiveness in the assigned product categories and provide timely updates and analyses to the Management


Experience & Qualifications:

> Degree holder, preferably in finance or related disciplines

> At least 5 years of experience in the life insurance field, preferably in health product development

> Experience in panel medical product or medical providers’ management is preferred



> Excellent knowledge in various types of life insurance products

> Understanding of financial concepts and insurance pricing mechanism

> Innovative and strategic thinking

> Good project management and presentation skills

> Strong problem solving, communication and time management skills

> Proficient in using Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)

> Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with and coordinate between various groups in the organization

> Excellent communication and writing skills in both English and Chinese

About Manulife 

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group providing forward-thinking solutions to help people with their big financial decisions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2014, we had 28,000 employees, 58,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving 20 million customers. At the end of June 2015, we had $883 billion (US$708 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made more than $22 billion in benefits, interest and other payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States 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. Follow Manulife on Twitter @ManulifeNews or visit or


Technical Skills

  • Market Research
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Product Design
  • Project Management