Janus Henderson Investors PA to Chief Risk Officer and Head of Enterprise Risk Management 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.

Title: PA to Chief Risk Officer and Head of Enterprise Risk Management

The Department

The Chief Risk Officer is responsible for developing and maintaining strong risk and compliance frameworks globally as well as assisting the CEO and broader business in the identification and management of key risks within the firm. She is a member of the Executive Committee.

The Risk & Compliance Function, which comprises Investment Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Compliance, forms the second line of defence in Janus Henderson’s global risk management framework. The Risk and Compliance function monitor the financial, operational and regulatory risks in the business and the related controls in place to manage these risks. These functions provide independent oversight of the risk management performed by the first line businesses.

The Function comprises around 125 members of staff. Around 65 members of the Function are based in the London office.

Overview of the Role

This is a PA role providing support to the Chief Risk Officer and Head of Enterprise Risk Management and at Janus Henderson Investors.

The role would suit an organised, efficient PA who has prior experience working at a senior level, preferably in financial services. Risk & Compliance experience would be helpful but not essential.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Extensive diary management, including arranging internal and external meetings, calls and video conferences across multiple time zones.

  • Monitoring and management of inbox, including printing of papers for meetings and responding or sending emails on the CRO’s behalf.

  • Ensuring the CRO is prepared for meetings by putting together relevant documents and organising prep sessions as required.

  • Ensuring the CRO completes tasks and actions on time.

  • Help to collate management information for Board papers.

  • International travel arrangements.

  • Preparation of expense claims.

  • General secretarial and administrative support to help to maximize the CRO’s effectiveness.

  • Liaison with Corporate Secretariat regarding Board meetings and papers.

  • Work closely with the Risk & Compliance London Business Manager and Team Assistant.

  • Liaison with the Risk & Compliance support staff in the US and Pan Asia.

  • Provide cover for other administrative role in the Risk & Compliance function.

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous PA experience working at a senior level.

  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills including Word, Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel

  • Numerate and literate with experience of working as a PA at a senior level

  • Financial services experience preferred

  • Risk & Compliance experience helpful but not essential.

Competencies Required

  • Discretion and confidentiality

  • Punctuality and flexibility

  • Highly organised with ability to prioritise

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Enthusiastic/positive attitude

  • Able to use initiative

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build excellent relationships at all levels, including ExCo, including ExCo and the Board.

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training.

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.