The purpose of the IS Business Analysis Development Program (BADP) at John Hancock is to develop a cadre of exceptional business analysts who will bring a high level of skill, energy, and understanding of the business to the Business Units and Functional areas for which they will ultimately work. Program participants who successfully complete the program are expected to be in high demand throughout the organization.
The BADP is a three year rotational program comprised of several key components:
Rotations between Business Units, Functional areas and Divisions will provide BADP participants with a breadth of experience. This will allow the participant to gain exposure to a variety of products and services offered by the company while strengthening their experience in the BA function. Each rotation will last approximately twelve months and participants will go through 3 rotations during the program.
The types of rotations a participant may expect include:
The assignments will provide BADP participants with the opportunity to develop the following BA Competencies:
The BADP mentor component will help program participants assimilate into the Company and into the BA community. Mentors will provide participants with exposure to other areas of the Company and an opportunity to develop and diversify their skills and knowledge.
BADP participants will receive a combination of formal, classroom training as well as on-the-job training. The classroom training will provide the understanding of the core BA methodologies and the BADP participants will work toward a certification through an external vendor. Business Analysis knowledge areas participants are likely to learn about include:
Serves as a liaison between the business unit and the IS organization in order to provide solutions to meet user needs.
Recruiting for our IT Business Analyst Development Program takes place in the fall. John Hancock visits many campuses throughout the Northeast and encourages candidates from all geographies to apply. All formal applications should be submitted via our career site. For instant notification of available opportunities, please create a profile and sign up for career alerts.
John Hancock is a subsidiary of Manulife Financial, a leading Canadian-based financial services group serving millions of customers principally in Asia, Canada and the U.S. The Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners.
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '0945' on the SEHK.
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