Janus Henderson Investors Project Support Analyst 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: Project Support Analyst

The Company

Janus Henderson Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products.

We support our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives.

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

Janus Henderson is a truly global manager with US$378.1bn1 of assets under management. We have a diverse geographic footprint, employing over 2,000 staff in 27 office locations globally. Headquartered in London, we are dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Australian Securities Exchange.

1 Janus Henderson pro-forma AUM as at 30 September 2018

The Department

The Technology department plays a crucial role in supporting the success of Janus Henderson. With around 350 people, we are responsible for designing and implementing state-of-the-art software to support our fund management, distribution and operational areas and for maintaining a stable and resilient IT infrastructure platform.

Overview of the Role

This entry level role is within the Technology and Change Project Management Office (PMO) team, that is currently made up of 3 people. The team is responsible for governance and reporting on global technology and Change projects.

As the team Project Support Analyst, you will support these projects by performing a broad range of duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Project data – ensuring the PPM tool is maintained and all project information is up to date and accurate

  • Business Intelligence (BI) – producing portfolio status reports and BI, ensuring accurate high quality data, liaising with project managers to resolve any queries

  • Financial Management – maintaining financial performance data on projects, supporting more senior members of the team to track against budgets, liaising with Finance on reporting of actuals and forecasts, resolving queries, supporting the timesheet/effort tracking process

  • Change Control – maintenance of baseline data on all projects and logging of approved changes

  • Governance – maintaining project governance documentation and templates, improving governance processes in line with project management best practice, inductions for new project managers, ensuring governance guidelines are adhered to and providing support for project managers

  • Resource Planning – supporting resource planning, ensuring the list of projects and resources is kept relevant and resolution of any issues

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Advanced Excel and MS Office skills essential

  • PM qualifications (PMP, Scrum, or Prince2) helpful

  • Experience using a PPM tool beneficial

  • Experience using a Business Intelligence (BI) and reporting tool beneficial

Competencies Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills

  • Able to coach others

  • Analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills

  • Ability to produce reports and business intelligence

  • Dedicated and able to use own initiative

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

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.

We are an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer . All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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.