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Janus Henderson Investors Business Analyst, Business Readiness in London, United Kingdom

Why work for us?

Janus Henderson is a leading global active asset manager. We exist to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Our team exemplifies our values of putting clients first, acting like owners and succeeding as a team. Our culture is high-energy, collaborative, and forward-thinking with opportunities to grow in an exciting career. We invite you to consider joining our dynamic, global team!

Our culture is the foundation for how we interact with clients and one another as part of our unique, people-focused work environment. We support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration. Currently our hybrid working model allows employees to work 3 or more days in office and the remaining time remotely.

Employees and Managers will discuss and determine what schedule works best for them and the team, with additional flexibility available based on the role, business needs, and individual circumstances. JHI Workplace Practices is subject to change as the future of work within our organization evolves.

Your opportunity

  • Reporting to the Head of Business Readiness, the role will support various initiatives across the company with a first engagement delivering of a 2-year programme of change for Investment Performance Measurement and Attribution, Investment Analytics and Risk (“PMAR”).

  • This role requires business analysis (operating model) and Business readiness cross-functional engagement with senior stakeholders across the company.

  • Define, document and implement changes to the end-to-end operating models for the PMAR capabilities, aligning stakeholders with divergent agendas

  • Document current state, interim state, and target state operating models, comprising:

  • Business process models, high-level to detailed in areas of change

  • Organisational models, roles and responsibilities

  • Help define the development of training materials by workstreams and schedule sessions with the appropriate audiences, including engaging with external vendors

  • Move forward preparedness for go-live, and contribute to mitigating business risks in approaching go-live and during the critical period

  • Meet with project team regularly to review project deliverables and deadlines

  • Liaise with internal development teams and vendors ensuring any solutions meet business requirements and implemented to high standards

  • Contribute to\lead working groups if required as well as prepare necessary pre and post meeting documentation

  • Ensure project reporting responsibilities are met including managing and escalating risks & issues that may prevent the successful delivery of projects through the appropriate channels

  • Identification of solutions and communicating these to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure expectations are clear and synchronised.

  • Report to the program level and feed into key governance meetings where appropriate

    What to expect when you join our firm

  • Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations

  • Generous Holiday policies

  • Excellent Health and Wellbeing benefits including corporate membership to ClassPass

  • Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community

  • Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more

  • All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Maternal/paternal leave benefits and family services

  • Complimentary subscription to Headspace – the mindfulness app

  • All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities

  • Lunch allowance for use within our subsidized onsite canteen

    Must have skills

  • Proven Business Analysis experience and good command of business analysis techniques, methodologies and artefacts to support waterfall projects and agile software development.

  • Proven track record of implementing business process change, using tools such as visio.

  • Problem solving / analysis – ability to understand complex issues and to then identify and effectively communicate solutions, taking ownership of the problem through to successful resolution

  • Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate

  • Independently lead workstream efforts and work closely with the Head of Business Readiness to deliver communication to key stakeholders

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills – the ability to work across all levels of the organization

  • Strong Microsoft office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

    Nice to have skills

  • Ideally, knowledge of Charles River, MSCI RiskMetrics, MSCI BarraOne, Bloomberg PORT/PORT+, FactSet

    Potential for growth

  • Mentoring

  • Leadership development programs

  • Regular training

  • Career development services

  • Continuing education courses

    You will be expected to understand the regulatory obligations of the firm, and abide by the regulated entity requirements and JHI policies applicable for your role.

    Janus Henderson (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 at its sole discretion).

    All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson 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 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.