Janus Henderson Investors Senior Manager Data Governance 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: Senior Manager, Data Governance
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$378.1bn1of 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 Data Governance and Strategy (DGS) organisation champions the value of data as a driver of business results. Within DGS, the Data Governance team is accountable for:
Developing and implementing appropriate data governance policies and ensuring compliance
Focusing on driving the business and IT organizations to deliver data solutions that balance the needs for operational efficiency and innovative analytics
Handling the building of strategic solutions including business rules, transformation logic, entity definition and relationships
Promoting and maintaining master data vision
Staying abreast of industry trends
Our strategic goals include:
Improving the client experience
Improving data quality through holistic data management
Deploying data and insights into our investment processes, and to better serve our clients
Overview of the Role
You will work closely with multiple functional groups across several lines of business, to drive the development and management of strategic goals and objectives for all divisions of the firm, with a strong focus on the Distribution, Product & Marketing departments. You will be accountable for best practices for Master Data Management, establishing the governance model, business rules and data requirements that align with each department’s goal.
Duties and Responsibilities
Define a process and team to establish Data Governance of product and client data for the company supporting operational and analytical capabilities
Collaborate with technology and business units to drive the definition, prioritisation and implementation of data initiatives
Design documentation and deploying consistent enterprise-wide data definitions, processes and ownership
Define and report on key metrics related to quality of product and client data
Lead quality efforts to ensure improving quality of product and client data
Develop effective relationships with business areas to oversee the delivery of product and client data-related services to them
Partner in the development of Data Management standards as needed to effectively lead product and client data
Consult on projects and providing training and education to business and IT
Demonstrate thorough understanding of Distribution models in the Asset Management industry
Establish a culture of analytics and using new technologies to support business expansion
Carry out additional duties as assigned
- None at present
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, business administration, statistics or computer science (or similar)
Strong analytics background
Significant data management experience within a buy side firm
Comprehensive knowledge of data governance practices and processes
Expertise in Distribution and Marketing of Mutual Funds and other Investment vehicles
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to build effective relationships at all levels of the business
Approachable and open minded
Strong analytical mindset
Enjoys problem solving
Proactive in establishing processes and the best ways of working
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.