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
In-scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II):No
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
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
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
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
Impeccable attention to detail
Understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal skills
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.