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Janus Henderson Investors Information Security Operating Officer in London, United Kingdom

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.


Information Security Operating Officer




Global Technology

Overview of the role

You will be part of the Information Security leadership team reporting into the Global CISO. You will be responsible for the planning and supervision of the operational business functions (including audit management) of the Information Security team in accordance with the Information Security strategy and the wider business strategy.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be taking responsibility for the following key processes for the Information Security team:

  • Project Management

  • Audit response management

  • Risk acceptance process. To properly manage our risks, we need not only to identify them, but in situations where we can’t immediately mitigate, we must have a formal process to manage, including risk acceptance.

  • Policy/Standard drafting/publishing process. Updates to policies and standards are anticipated, so we need a process to ensure subject matter experts are engaged and appropriate review takes place.

  • Board reporting materials

  • Metrics and indicators

  • Budget & resource allocation

  • And additional duties as assigned

Supervisory responsibilities

1 project manager in the short term, though potential in due course for greater managerial responsibilities.

Technical skills and qualifications

  • IT Audit experience, ideally from the Big 4

  • Specialist Information Security knowledge is advantageous but not a necessity as you will be leveraging the subject matter expertise within the team. however, this is an excellent opportunity to learn about and work in the exciting area of cybersecurity.

  • Experience of setting up and managing operational processes

  • Management of budgets

  • Extensive project management experience and ideally a project management qualification

  • Technology management background

  • Development and reporting of metrics

  • Ideally educated to degree level

  • Prior line managerial responsibilities preferred

Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Excellent communication ability

  • Ability to work effectively with senior leaders across the business

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

  • Annual attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)CompliancerequirementsAt 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.For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II)

  • 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

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.