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Agency Branch Head (Davao)

Manulife and John Hancock
Makati City, Philippines
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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


Job Description

The Opportunity

The Agency Branch Head will be under Salaried Agency Leader's program and will participate as well in the Zonal activities of the Recruiting Leader's Zone. The role is an independent leader, focus on recruitment, coaching and development of Financial Advisors and Unit Heads of the Branch.

On the job, you will:

  • Conduct Career Opportunity seminars of the branch to prospect and recruit Advisors and Leaders to join the team.
  • Work in close coordination with the Head Office to drive social media sourcing strategy within their branch.
  • Ensure smooth onboarding of the recruits and early activation including completion of the First 100 days Onboarding journey for Advisors and the ASPIRE onboarding for Agency Leaders.
  • Embed the Manulife Agency system within the branch with activities including but not limited to prospecting recruits, joint field work with new advisors and leaders; coaching; performance reviews; Branch Huddles; business planning and goal setting; and Activity Management.
  • Ensure all the Manulife programs, compensation system and career development roadmap are communicated and well understood by the Advisors and Leaders within the team.
  • Ensure compliance to all the training curriculum and programs and abiding to all the code of ethics and compliance / regulatory standards as prescribed by the company.

How will you create impact?

The role will be reporting directly to the Zone Head.

A salaried branch head effectively manages branch operations, enhances sales strategies, and cultivates a high-performance culture within the team. Developing and nurturing relationships with clients, ensuring compliance with industry regulations, and providing leadership to unit heads and financial advisors are key aspects of their role. By focusing on customer satisfaction, employee development, and financial performance, the branch head can make a significant contribution to the success of the branch.

What motivates you?
  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit.
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes.
  • You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together.
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters.
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up•
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone.

We are looking for someone with:
  • Graduate of bachelor's degree
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven relationship skills including ability to deal with staff/management at all levels.
  • Preferably have five years in sales management experience preferably from the industry with good track record in sales and recruitment.

What can we offer you?
  • A competitive salary and benefits packages.
  • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.
  • A focus on growing your career path with us.
  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.

Our commitment to you
  • Values-first culture
    We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.
  • Boundless opportunity
    We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career.
  • Continuous innovation
    We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.
  • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.
  • Championing Corporate Citizenship
    We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

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

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