Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#7967

Manager, Asia Strategy

Robert Walters

  • Discretionary bonus

Work with Asia Strategy team and local BUs to compile a quarterly report that tracks industry and competitor intelligence


  • Industry and Competitor Analysis
    • 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
  • Strategic Planning & Strategy Deliverables
    • 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 (e.g. annual strategic plan, strategy presentations, divisional memos etc.) 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
  • Project Management
    • 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 (members of Asia Strategy, Regional Office and local BUs) 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
  • Deal/Project Research, Due Diligence and Bid Preparation
    • 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 (life insurance industry preferred)
  • 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
  • Change management / ambiguity: 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
  • Detail oriented: important to pay extra attention to detail to ensure the highest quality of work is submitted to senior management for their review
  • Perseverance, team player and hard work ethic: seeing things to completion despite obstacles is a key requirement
  • Research, analysis and problem solving: strong problem solving abilities by identifying issues, taking a logical approach to finding an answer based on research and sound analysis
  • Strong PowerPoint skills: ability to maneuver complex information and distil into key meaningful insights and high impact slides to tell a story
  • Strong financial modelling skills / data analysis: ability to build complex financial models and translate financial information and actuarial / accounting data into useful and applicable information
  • Project management: ability to drive projects to execution by developing deliverables timelines and effectively managing stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management: effectively manage more senior members of the Asia Strategy team / local BUs and other functions (such as Controllers, Tax, Actuarial, Legal, IT and Wealth Management) to provide the deliverables needed to drive projects to completion
  • Communication: excellent speaking and writing skills are required to convey key messages in a succinct manner
  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel: expert skills on PowerPoint with the ability to tell a story and sell a message; Can analyse large quantities of data, generate charts in Excel; Should have the ability to translate what the data is saying into applicable and useful information
  • Flexibility and cultural awareness: willingness and flexibility to travel. Culturally sensitive to work with people of diverse backgrounds in Asia
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered for Assistant Manager position

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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#7967
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree