Janus Henderson Investors Business Manager, Luxembourg in Luxembourg

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: Business Manager, Luxembourg

Department: Corporate Entity Management

Overview of the Role

The role is a senior Reporting role in support of Janus Henderson Luxembourg and Irish fund ranges. It also ensures that the Luxembourg office is effectively connected to the rest of the Janus Henderson organization through driving relationships with internal functions (HR, Finance, IT and Facilities) and key service providers.

This role is located permanently in our Luxembourg office, and will form a core part of the local team which includes a number of product, distribution, operations, risk and compliance professionals. The role will have a matrix reporting line to the Head of Corporate Entity Management in London.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Conducting Officers in Luxembourg, ensuring the relevant Management Information is made available to them in a timely manner (in order for them to discharge their responsibilities)

  • Ensure those identified as Designated Persons (under CP86) have the relevant Management Information made available to them in relation to the Irish Fund Range

  • Run the monthly meetings to review management information which provides effective oversight in relation to the Luxembourg and Irish fund ranges (Monthly Conducting Officer meetings, Monthly Designated Person meetings)

  • Identify, address and resolve data quality issues

  • Lead a strategic project to improve technological facilitation of data gathering for oversight of the Luxembourg and Irish fund ranges. Work with stakeholders on user requirements and sponsor the programme of work to deliver change. Identify synergies in data collection and processing

  • Support the development and delivery of operational reporting to the Management Company Board

  • Provide local support and reporting in relation to the fund providers including the Auditors, Depository and Fund Accounting

  • Keep abreast of any new industry developments/trends and communicate these to the wider teams

  • Coordinate functional support for the Luxembourg office in relation to HR, Finance, IT and Facilities – ensuring the office feels connected to and supported by the Global teams

  • Work with London and Denver teams on global initiatives (including projects) as required (e.g. GDPR)

  • Matrix manage a team of Corporate Secretariat (the team report to the fund boards so this is a reporting, support role)

  • Coordinate oversight of the branches of our Luxembourg entity that form the European distribution network (functional oversight will be provided by functional teams in Luxembourg)

  • Participate in any operational due diligence meetings as required

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Team of 3 (3 x Corporate Secretariat)

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Good working knowledge of investment funds and products and their distribution

  • Good knowledge of Luxembourg and Irish Regulatory Framework, including oversight requirements relevant to the role specification

  • Good knowledge of applicable UCITS and AIFM regulation

  • Experience in reporting and development of Management Information

  • Good general IT skills including PowerPoint, Excel and database used for analysis and reporting purposes

Competencies Required

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to liaise with senior management, peers and other team members

  • Good relationship building skills and strong management of stakeholders and their issues including timely escalation

  • Committed team player with ability to work as part of a global team as well as autonomously

  • Prepared to work hard and enjoy the challenges of a fast moving and changing environment

  • Effective problem solver and solution orientated

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance trainingCompliance RequirementsAs a minimum, the role requires the individual to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles

  • Understand and comply with any federal, state, and foreign laws and regulations applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of Compliance if this is unclear at any time

  • Understand and comply with all relevant Janus Henderson policies applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of the relevant policy owner if this is unclear at any time.The individual in the role is ultimately accountable for his/her own actions and is responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

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.