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Janus Henderson Investors Senior Research Management Analyst in London, United Kingdom

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

Deadline for applications is Monday 4th October 2021. Please include a cover letter alongside your CV.

The department

Janus Henderson offers expertise across all major asset classes, with investment teams situated around the world. These dynamic teams are structured and operate in ways that are best suited to their asset classes and manage products designed to meet a range of investor needs globally. We do not impose top-down house views; instead we allow an appropriate level of flexibility within a controlled environment and encourage the sharing and debate of investment ideas. Our Investment teams are grouped under: Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Assets and Alternatives.

Overview of the role

The Sr. Research Management Analyst oversees and partners with the investments team to facilitate research needs, adhering to the various regulatory and compliance requirements. You will build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate each teams’ overall research budget.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Serve as the primary Research Management point of contact for EMEA and APAC investment teams and departments.

  • Oversee and manage Research Management Analyst based in London.

  • Engage, build relationships and partner with investment teams on all aspects related to research needs including the budgeting and internal/regulatory compliance.

  • Build and foster relationships with business areas throughout the company including investments, compliance, legal, procurement, technology, operations and others.

  • Be a subject matter expert with regards to MiFID II research regulations and the impact to the firm.

  • Communicate and work effectively with executive management in investment research.

  • Coordinate and supervise the broker vote, broker scorecards and payments.

  • Coordinate, build and maintain budgeting/spend for research.

  • Analyse and manage proprietary and third party systems.

  • Maintain relationships with third party vendors.

  • Engage with brokers to build working relationships.

  • Implement appropriate controls where required ensuring any procedures/policies are updated in line with any changes.

  • Work with business stakeholders to streamline and improve processes.

  • Supports project initiatives impacting the team.

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

    Supervisory responsibilities

  • Yes

    Technical skills and qualifications

  • Educated to degree level.

  • Intermediate Excel skills are required.

  • Some experience relating to MiFID II and relevant research management experience in asset management.

  • Knowledge of regulations impacting financial markets including MiFID II and specifically to research would be advantageous.

    Competencies required

    In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Knowledge of the asset management industry.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong numerical skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and time management skills.

  • Able to build relationships internally with fund managers, dealers, distribution and externally with brokers and research providers.

    Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal.

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training.

    Compliance requirements

    At a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first, 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 additional guidance is required.

  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required.

  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

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Janus Henderson (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 at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson 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 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.

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