Capital Management & Prophet wanted – AVIVA


Executive, Capital Management & Prophet

Responsible for monitoring and improving the Company’s capital position
Responsible for support and reduce risk to the Prophet modelling within Actuarial team
Responsible for ad-hoc projects (with guidance from supervisors)
Ensure that risks taken in own areas of work are controlled within approved limits.
Ensure key risks have been understood, identified and managed and/that, where concerns or doubts exist, are raised with line management.
Ensure full understanding of FDO and one’s own accountability in delivering these outcomes as applicable to the role.

Major in Actuarial Science and/or passed preliminary actuarial papers (under Institute of Actuaries / Society of Actuaries / Institute of Actuaries of Australia)
Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Microsoft Access and PROPHET is an advantage
At least 3-5 years of relevant knowledge and experience in the insurance industry

Development Director wanted Marriott regional office – Singapore

marriott hotel logo


marriott hotel logo
marriott hotel logo

Director, Development – Asia Pacific
Job Description
Job Number 18002U3P
Job Category Development & Feasibility
Location Singapore Regional Office, Singapore, Singapore VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Business Context
The addition of new hotels is one of the principal drivers of Marriott’s earnings growth strategy and an important element in maintaining and advancing the quality and brand equity of Marriott’s Lodging System. The company’s unit growth strategy in the region focuses primarily on acquisition of hotel management contracts, and to a lesser extent on licensing of our hotel brands to third party owner-operators under franchise agreements. The Director of Development performs a central, critical role in identifying, structuring deals and successfully closing on opportunities for new hotels, and building win-win relationships with new and existing hotel owners and franchisees.

Specific Job Summary
The Director will be responsible for the development of all Marriott hotel brands (including legacy Starwood brands) in various markets throughout Asia.

The Director of Development identifies and pursues new business opportunities and coordinates a multidisciplinary team involved in the review, approval and finalization of contracts for new hotels. Success in the position demands a driving focus on creation of shareholder value and earnings, as well as a passion to champion new business opportunities that build brand equity and help drive customer preference.

Specific Expected Contributions

Identify, initiate, and analyze potential sites and hotel projects.
Review and analyze potential hotel conversion, new build, or acquisition opportunities.
Coordinate all aspects of the development process internal to Marriott International, including site inspections by brand, market management and technical services representatives, requesting feasibility studies and pro forma valuations, and presenting the opportunity for approval by the appropriate Marriott committees.
Participate in, and lead, negotiations of management agreements, franchise or other agreements with owner/owner’s representatives. Ensure that agreement terms and conditions are acceptable to Marriott Operations team and Development department executives.
Work with Marriott’s Treasury and Project Finance Departments to maximize returns on Marriott International investment in hotel projects.
As needed, assist owners and developers to identify and tap sources of financing for hotel acquisition or construction, including Marriott sponsored financing programs.
As required, attend public hearings and meetings with regulatory agency officials to secure site plan, engineering and other approvals necessary for the project’s successful development.
Share leads for other Marriott brand or product opportunities with appropriate personnel.
Perform other duties as appropriate.

Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)

Mature, professional demeanor, capable of expressing confident, independent judgment.
Analytical thinker with strong interpersonal skills.
Five to seven years of real estate development, hotel industry or other relevant business experience.
Understanding of the local hotel and investment market. Familiarity with local capital markets is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to effective handle multiple projects on short timetables and manage staff resources efficiently.
Willingness to travel frequently to evaluate sites/hotels, meet with owner representatives, and evaluate market opportunities.
University degree in Real Estate, Hotel Administration, Business Administration or other relevant professional qualifications (masters degree in related field preferred).

Mergers & Acquisitions manager – McKinsey&Co – Singapore

mckinsey and company logo singapore


mckinsey and company logo singapore
Manager – Mergers & Acquisitions
Singapore City
University degree, MBA preferred Minimum of 5+ years recent experience in private equity, venture capital, corporate development or in buy side Mergers & Acquisitions at an investment bank, private equity/VC or consulting firm Hands-on experience in structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions including business case financial modelling and due diligence across all relevant disciplines (e.g., financial, HR, legal, tax, operations, etc.)Experience with deal closure and integration Excellent project management skills Exceptional drive, energy, confidence Strong financial and analytical skills Highly effective in verbal and written communications skills Familiarity with legal documentation Organizational ability to complete complex projects and push for timely completion Strong sense of entrepreneurship, ownership mindset Client service orientation and exemplary judgment and professionalism Experience in developing, advising, or operating large scale investments (global in nature, and large in scope)

You’ll join our Singapore office and work with our Alliances & Acquisitions team in the Asia Pacific region in establishing and growing third party relationships – through acquisition or via alliance agreements – in order to enhance our ability to serve our clients.

Our team has four functionally-oriented teams that are distributed across North America, Europe, and Asia. First, we have the Growth and Strategy team who is responsible for working with practices to identify, develop, foster, and implement their inorganic growth strategies. Second, our Acquisitions team works closely with Growth & Strategy, practice area sponsors and firm functions, and is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, executing and integrating deals for the firm. Third, our Alliances team is responsible for executing partnering strategies and relationship management at scale. The Alliances team leads our collaborative ecosystem framework and operating model, engages with practices to identify and define combined offerings and joint value propositions that address key client use cases, and manages the portfolio of McKinsey’s technology and service provider relationships. Lastly, the Program team is responsible for managing and implementing the large-scale programmatic changes that the A&A team is leading for our firm.

You will plan and develop our practice’s inorganic growth strategies, in particular across the Asia Pacific region.

You will work closely with our global Alliances, Growth & Strategy and Integrations, as well as our Finance (M&A) group in analyzing and executing different acquisitions, equity investments, divestments and joint ventures to help these units realize their growth and profit goals.

You will source opportunities and develop a M&A portfolio of target candidates through market scanning and networking with advisors. You’ll have the opportunity to evaluate potential opportunities and develop business cases together with the practices including financial analysis and valuation.

Additionally, you’ll draft presentations and investment proposals for the M&A committee approval as well as assist in project execution from start to finish which includes the due diligence process, deal structuring, PMI planning, documentation drafting and closing of the transactions.