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Janus Henderson Investors Senior Risk 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.

The department

The Risk and Compliance functions include approximately 125 roles globally, the majority of which are in the London headquarters and the Denver office.

Overview of the role

You will be a member of the Financial Risk team helping to identify, assess, monitor, and escalate market, liquidity and counterparty risks. You will support the Financial Risk team to deliver their objectives, working on business as usual tasks as well as projects.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Support the Financial Risk team in delivering an effective Risk programme including counterparty credit risk, liquidity risk, and market risk oversight,

  • Provide risk oversight, knowledge-based support and effective challenge to the investment teams.

  • Support the team in developing, implementing and maintaining risk models, metrics and methodologies.

  • Help the team with the setting of appropriate risk limits, monitoring of these limits and escalating issues as appropriate,

  • Identify and develop new, and enhance existing Financial Risk processes and tools to improve the stakeholder and client experience,

  • Produce regular and ad hoc reporting to support the Financial Risk governance committees and fund boards

  • Partner with IT to develop and implement enhancements and new functionality to systems that enable the assessment, monitoring, and reporting of liquidity risk, and investment risk,

  • Build and maintain strong relationships between the Financial Risk team, and with other teams within Janus Henderson.

Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent required,

  • Experience/knowledge of financial services required,

  • Strong technical knowledge of risk management across different asset classes gained from previous investment management industry experience preferred,

  • Strong understanding of risk measures and methodologies and regulatory practice in risk management is preferred,

  • Excellent Excel and Word required, knowledge of VBA / R / Python/ SQL would be preferred,

  • Ability to work with large data sets, producing metrics and other analytics for reporting and analysis is preferred,

  • Professional qualifications are a plus.

Competencies required

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

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and spoken,

  • Ability to plan and organise workload to perform both routine and ad hoc tasks,

  • Proactive and self-sufficient,

  • Ability to explain and simplify complex concepts and methodologies,

  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients,

  • Ability to learn new concepts, tools, methodologies quickly, and a desire to continuously learn something new every day,

  • Ability to use initiative and influence a variety of stakeholders across all levels of the business,

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and take direction from other team members,

  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to present detailed analysis in a clear and concise manner,

  • High degree of numeracy and excellent attention to detail.

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

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training


At 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.

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.