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Janus Henderson Investors Secretary, Equities (3 months+ FTC) 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.

Corporate Title:Team Assistant


Reporting Line:Coral Murray, PA


Regulated Role:No

In-scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II):No

The Department

The Equities department has coverage across the full range of asset classes, employing multiple investment techniques in their fund management and investment strategy on behalf of Janus Henderson clients.

Overview of the Role

You will provide general secretarial and administrative support to front-line Fund Managers (including desk heads) and Analysts within the Equities department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diary management

  • Coordinate internal and external meetings, including the booking of rooms

  • Fielding and dealing with telephone calls

  • Book travel itineraries

  • Management of expenses for the team, including processing expense claims in a timely manner

  • Management of internal systems and databases within the team

  • Keeping team holiday records

  • Working closely with other Assistants and PAs within the business function to ensure all areas have secretarial support at all times and covering where appropriate

  • Covering other Team Assistants and PAs during periods of holiday and sickness

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior experience working as a team secretary or PA within a financial institution is required

  • Experience working within a medium/large size global firm is helpful

  • Diary management and travel booking experience

  • Multi-tasking skills

  • Shown ability to prioritise work load effectively

  • Must have advanced Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint skills. Experience of using Excel is preferred

  • Advanced typing skills

  • Typically educated to A Level standard

Competencies Required

  • Impeccable attention to detail

  • Understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Diplomacy

  • Punctuality and flexibility

  • Enthusiastic, hardworking and positive attitude

  • Ability to use initiative and be a self-starter

  • Willing to take on projects when required

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.