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法務部長

Manulife and John Hancock Tokyo, Japan
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
法務部長
We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement

Hybrid

Job Description

The opportunity

The Counsel role provides robust legal analysis, advice and counsel/representation before the courts or various authorities to support different areas of the business within John Hancock and Manulife respectively.

Job Description

People Leader Role: Yes

Responsibilities:
• Provide legal advice to Manulife and its affiliated companies

• Manage and Supervise the Legal department in Japan
• Advise the company of known risks and assess and report to the appropriate Company officers as to whether those risks are appropriately identified, assessed, monitored and reported
• Engage outside counsel (when necessary and appropriate) after obtaining the necessary approvals, and manage the process of selecting, hiring, monitoring, paying and providing guidance and direction to such outside counsel.
• Provide assistance with respect to complex legal, regulatory and compliance matters
• Responsible for drafting and reviewing of legal documents and communications
• Monitor legislative, regulatory and industry developments, and providing updates to BUs with respect to same
• Participate in industry conferences, presentations, committees and working groups
• May lead legal research projects/initiatives
• Provide any other legal advice that management may require

Job Requirements:
• Minimum 6 years of prior proven experience with major law firm and/or corporation
• Experience with and knowledge of the legislative frameworks
• Very strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong influencing and organizational skills
• Tactful and operates with discretion
• Ability to quickly identify legal problems/risk

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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 process. All 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.
Job ID  JR24040668
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