Janus Henderson Investors Investment Specialist - Equity in Singapore
Why work for us?
Janus Henderson is a leading global active asset manager. We exist to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Our team exemplifies our values of putting clients first, acting like owners and succeeding as a team. Our culture is high-energy, collaborative, and forward-thinking with opportunities to grow in an exciting career. We invite you to consider joining our dynamic, global team!
Our culture is the foundation for how we interact with clients and one another as part of our unique, people-focused work environment. We support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration. Currently our hybrid working model allows employees to work 3 or more days in office and the remaining time remotely.
Employees and Managers will discuss and determine what schedule works best for them and the team, with additional flexibility available based on the role, business needs, and individual circumstances. JHI Workplace Practices is subject to change as the future of work within our organization evolves.
Supports strategic growth of an asset class, region or client channel
Drives growth & business planning of pre-agreed products in region/channel in partnership with sales team and Client Portfolio Manager (CPM) owners.
Understands investment process and macro content to drive growth across broad set of products
In-depth knowledge of the short-list of Asian-focus strategies with a view to supporting sales activities and conducting portfolio reviews
Serves as an asset class expert with technical skills, bringing Portfolio Construction Strategy (PCS) elements to the fore; and serve as an important aide to their Distribution partners
Works closely with CPMs and Product Specialists to refine product expertise and ensure awareness of product performance and drivers
Drive new sales through extensive travel in market
Significant client prospecting
Carry out other duties as assigned
What to expect when you join our firm
Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations
Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community
Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more
All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Maternal/paternal leave benefits
Complimentary subscription to Headspace – the mindfulness app
Corporate membership to ClassPass and other health and well-being benefits
All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities
Must have skills
Business / Commercial Acumen – able to proactively develop clear objectives backed by data, understanding any problems that may prevent them being achieved and a way to overcome them. Balancing fee and investment complexity to guide commercial decisions
Executive Presence – able to interact with advisors and company executives at all levels
Client Skills – The audiences will range from sophisticated institutional asset-owners to front-line advisors. Therefore the ability to present and write for a variety of audiences is critical, adapting key messages by client type, and presenting and communicating with clients clearly and confidently
Investment Knowledge – deep understanding of specific asset class and/or region, including the impact of macro environment
Data Assessment – able to utilise market data to inform business decisions and client communications
Partnership – able to partner with CPM, Product Specialists, PCS and Distribution teams, able to listen and communicate effectively for different audiences to build trust
Agility – able to respond effectively to changing environments, and proactively find ways to provide innovative solutions for clients and teams
Travel – role will require substantial travel within markets which may be as much as 50%
International mindset- experienced in dealing with a multi-cultural colleague and client environment across different time-zones and locations.
Nice to have skills
CFA or CIMA preferred
Potential for growth
Leadership development programs
Career development services
Continuing education courses
For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence
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
You will be expected to understand the regulatory obligations of the firm, and abide by the regulated entity requirements and JHI policies applicable for your role
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.