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Janus Henderson Investors Talent Development Partner 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 Human Resources department at Janus Henderson Investors is high profile and prides itself on the relationships and strategic influence it has developed across all levels of the firm. The team is set up to provide proactive advice, thus supporting a range of specialist functions in both their day to day and more strategic business needs. The department is formed of smaller specialist teams that work together to provide the best level of expertise in all areas, including Generalist, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Reward and Pensions.

Overview of the role

You will be responsible for the implementation of Janus Henderson’s learning strategy, global curriculums and development programmes. This will include supporting the business in the identification, development, delivery and implementation of Janus Henderson’s global learning solutions as well as supporting the performance management processes (objective setting, performance reviews, talent review and succession planning). You will also embed and deliver the talent management strategy through talent assessment and development, monitoring the reporting, regulatory requirements and training spend for the learning function

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Work with the Talent Development (TD) team to communicate and implement Janus Henderson’s global learning and talent strategies and plans

  • Develop, implement, track and evaluate Janus Henderson’s global learning curriculums ensuring learning is culturally aligned, client experience centric and business focused, and embeds our diversity and inclusion philosophy

  • Partner with key stakeholders and the global HR Business Partners (HRBPs) to provide consultancy to understand learning needs, ensuring that these are matched with high quality, cost effective learning solutions that support strategic business objectives

  • Identify and deliver bespoke training solutions and team development activities, providing facilitation where required using multiple delivery methods including in-person classroom, virtual instruction, coaching and psychometrics (e.g. DiSC, 360 feedback, Hogan, EQi 2.0)

  • Promote the TD offering through creative and impactful internal marketing and communications

  • Conduct detailed learning needs analysis and undertake research to select the most appropriate and cost-effective delivery methods, content, materials, technologies and resources to best meet specific needs

  • Work with the TD Team to scope and implement ways of globalizing our development offerings making effective use of a range of learning methods, resources and vendors

  • Support Janus Henderson’s early careers programmes

  • Support the annual talent management cycle and use the outputs to shape the requirements for the long-term talent pipeline, making recommendations and inputting into the resource planning process

  • Work with the HRBPs and business leaders to embed talent strategies and talent development programmes, integrate talent review and succession planning, develop career frameworks, manage coaching and implement career pathing plans across the business

  • Support the performance management strategy and process, managing communications, employee education and learning materials

  • Work with the TD team to provide employee support and training for the Learning Management System

  • Develop training and resources to support employees and managers through change

  • Monitor training spend and provide robust MI data to track learning activity and identify opportunities to combine global training activities and drive synergies

  • Maintain Janus Henderson’s training policies to accommodate legislative requirements

  • Oversee technical and regulatory training requirements including liaison Compliance team

  • Support the HR team with ad-hoc projects

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Full learning cycle experience - learning needs analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation

  • Strong facilitation skills with the ability to adapt to and engage with audiences

  • Demonstrated understanding of adult learning theory and practice

  • Instructional design, technical writing and curriculum development experience

  • Apprentice, trainee or graduate development experience

  • Performance management

  • Implementation or management of Learning Management Systems

  • Talent review and succession planning experience desirable

  • Project management

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

  • DiSC, Hogan, EQi 2.0, StrengthsFinder or similar psychometric tools desirable

  • Classroom facilitation experience (in-person and virtual)

  • Learning/training and development experience

Competencies required

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication and stakeholder relationship skills

  • Rounded and commercially driven

  • Ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced, changing work environment

  • Global mindset

  • Pragmatic and hands-on approach, comfortable moving between strategic and operational tasks

  • Collaborative and engaging, able to influence across a diverse audience

  • Innovative and passionate about learning and development, translating business requirements into strategic learning initiatives that add value to the business

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

  • A professional approach to work at all times

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

Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool. The profit pool is funded based on Company profits. Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.

Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits. To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here.

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).