Wealth & Asset Management Global Rotation Program, 2017 August Intake

Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)

Job Description

Wealth & Asset Management Global Rotation Program, 2017 August Intake

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

Manulife Wealth & Asset Management is the institutional asset management arm of Manulife Financial Corporation.  Manulife Asset Management manages balance sheet money for Manulife's insurance business, institutional assets on behalf of pension plans, endowment funds, and financial services companies. We also manage retail funds through Manulife Financial and John Hancock distribution networks as well as for other financial institutions with more than 300 investment professionals worldwide.

Wealth & Asset Management Global Rotation Program offers a comprehensive 24-month rotation for recent university business graduates with intensive on-the-job training and personal development.  This program provides diverse experience and generates career opportunities.  Through a variety of assigned six-month rotations, candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience in five functional areas in Hong Kong and exposure in other overseas offices on a short term assignment:

  • Equity Portfolio Management
  • Fixed Income Portfolio Management
  • Institutional Sales
  • Performance & Analysis
  • Business & Product Development 
Working with a variety of Assignment Managers, these rotations are intended to maximize the opportunity to acquire technical knowledge, and gain an appreciation of the diversity of the asset origination and asset management businesses within the context of a large global financial services firm.  Successful applicants will be mentored by a senior executive during the 24-month program.

Note – Financial assistance will be provided to cover the costs associated with completing the CFA designation.  


Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting,  Finance, Economics or related subjects
  • GPA 3.5 or above

Skills Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, financial or investment, strong analytical techniques
  • Familiarity with a variety of financial products and services   
  • Ability to be flexible, creative and show initiative while working in a challenging and fast paced environment
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • Solid computer experience using Excel, Word and Powerpoint, with a strong aptitude for learning new software packages
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Result oriented

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 September 2015, we had $888 billion (US$663 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made more than $23 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

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 confidentially.

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Equities
  • Fixed Income
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Portfolio Management
  • Product Development
  • Sales