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Janus Henderson Investors ETP Product Specialist in Darien, Connecticut

Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.

We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.

We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.

Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.

Overview of the Role

Janus Henderson is a large global investment management firm. The firm entered the exchange-traded products (ETP) space in 2014 with its acquisition of Velocity Shares, a leading ETP company based in Darien, CT. As part of its effort to build out the ETP business, the company seeks a product specialist to drive adoption and AUM across all Janus Henderson ETPs.

The Janus Henderson ETP Distribution Team works with clients across multiple market channels (RIA, Independents, Wires, Institutional, etc.) and geographies. The group works with clients directly and in conjunction with the Janus Henderson distribution teams across various channels. The position is based in Darien, CT.

Area of Control

Your core duties fall within the remit of the Exchange Traded Products (ETP) team.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Represent all Janus Henderson ETPs as an expert in both structure and design.

  • Educate clients with respect to the passive strategies driving Janus Henderson ETP returns and product placement within a portfolio framework.

  • Identify and connect with prospective investors either directly or indirectly via our various teams.

  • Serve clients in an advisory capacity for Janus Henderson ETPs, functioning as a consultant and thought leader to make valuable contributions within a risk-adjusted framework.

  • Work with Janus Henderson ETP Quant Team to craft analytical tools and analysis to help drive client education and adoption across all Janus ETPs

  • Play a central role in presenting the Janus Henderson ETP business to clients, including home offices and research teams.

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent client facing skills

  • Broad understanding of finance, portfolio theory, and enhanced beta strategies

  • High technical proficiency (ETF trading/capital markets)

  • Derivatives knowledge a plus

  • Client facing sales and/or product specialist experience

  • A college degree is required

  • An advanced degree (MBA) or professional designation (CFA) is preferred, but not required

  • Series 7 and Series 63 is required. Other securities licenses may be required during the normal course of employment

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours

  • Typical office environment with PC, telephone, copier, fax machine, etc.

For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence

  • Knowledge of financial markets, financial markets function and the impact of economic figures and national/regional/global events on markets

  • Understanding of issues relating to market abuse and anti-money laundering

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

  • Annual Attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)Compliance RequirementsAt a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles

  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if you would like further explanation or direction regarding this

  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and ask for the support/guidance of the policy owner if you are unsure at any time

  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.

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