Business Systems Consultant

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed?  With work that challenges and makes a difference and a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

 

The Institutional Technology Group Retirement Solutions looking for a Business Systems Consultant (BSC) with a strong experience on data analysis to partner with our Product Owners and Data Architects.  If you’re passionate, energetic and an accomplished thought leader with a strong technology, you’ll fit right into our team. 

 

Individual Accountabilities

  • Perform data analysis in partnership with Product Owner(s) and as a member of a Scrum team.

  • Provide leadership to the application development group on the data mapping and profiling.

  • Contribute in develop data standards, best practices, processes and data requirements in support of strategy.

  • Engage in multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Assume the roles of senior advisor, teacher, mentor and expert to more junior members of the organization.

  • Provide support to business and systems management in addressing complex business issues.

  • Presents recommendations to management and implementing solutions.

  • Good vendor involvement (new and existing).

  • Consult with management on a variety of issues.

  • Provide input to business planning and direction and identifying opportunities, risks and impacts.

  • Ensure adherence to quality standards.

  • Partner with peers across the division to share best practices.

  • Effectively manage and lead in an ambiguous environment.

  • Provide technical leadership within a geographically and culturally diverse cross-functional team.

  • Adhere to Global Information Risk Management policies and standards.

Key Leadership Behaviours

  • Provide solution leadership based on the business strategy and IS framework to move the organization forward.

  • Service oriented, execution focus, and collaborative.

  • Be the thought leader with respect to the driving innovation, identification and resolution of complex issues.

  • Build relationships and create synergies across the organization to enable cost effective, innovative shared solutions.

  • Understand the business strategy and how technology can “enable” it.

  • Strategic thinker; assess alternatives for short and long term impacts.

  • Drive continuous improvement (i.e. lower unit costs/improved service levels).

  • Flexible and adaptable when dealing with change.

  • Highly effective influence and negotiation skills.

  • Maintain balance of confidence and approachability.

Qualifications

  • Ability to understand technical/data mapping gaps/issues and translate them into business/functional issues (and vice versa).

  • Ability to do advance data analysis and profiling.

  • 5+ years Business Systems Consultant (BSC) experience

  • 5+ years’ experience performing data analysis.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the Group Retirement business.

  • Experience working on Agile teams.

  • Excellent influencing, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong conceptual skills.

  • Demonstrate judgment and flexibility in a dynamic environment.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of process design, analysis, and productivity improvement methodologies.

  • Awareness and understanding of cultural diversity.

  • Partnering and collaborating for win-win solutions.

  • Effective influence and negotiating skills.

  • Effectively utilize multi-media technology for engaging virtual teams.

  • Ability to maintain a balance of confidence and approachability.

 

 

About Manulife

 

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of December 31, 2017, we had over $1.04 trillion (US$829.4 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $26.7 billion in 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.