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Janus Henderson Investors Senior Risk Manager in Singapore

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.

Corporate Title:Senior Risk Manager

Department:Risk & Compliance

Reporting Line:Head of EMEA & Asia Pacific Operational Risk


Regulated Role:No

In-scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II):No

The Department

Operational Risk forms part of the wider Enterprise Risk team within the Risk & Compliance function, reporting to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). The Enterprise Risk team partners closely with senior managers and their teams across the business globally to:

  • Develop and embed a risk management culture within Janus Henderson worldwide,

  • Deliver and maintain an effective Operational Risk Management Framework that provides appropriate support for the business to make risk-based decisions,

  • Educate the business to effectively and efficiently manage their risks through the implementation and embedding of a robust risk assessment methodology and the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) system,

  • Ensure appropriateness and transparency of risk information reported to the Board Risk Committee (BRC), the Executive Committee (ExCo) and other relevant governance committees.

Overview of the Role

You will represent the Operational Risk team in Asia Pacific, supporting the business in all relevant matters. You will work as part of the global Operational Risk team and alongside local Risk & Compliance teams to meet client and regulatory expectations and best practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Manage senior relationships throughout the Asia Pacific business, ensuring collaborative engagement and partnering to achieve the best results and protection for clients and the business.

  • Facilitate the delivery of Risk and Control Self-Assessments; provide analysis and reporting that adds value to senior management and the executive.

  • Facilitate the error management process, including management of major errors, root cause analysis and reporting, including trend analysis across Asia Pacific.

  • Facilitate the delivery of KRIs in relation to risk appetite in a manageable articulate manner that is intuitive to the business.

  • Design and provide relevant and timely reporting to Management, Boards and Committees in the region and globally as required.

  • Take ownership of internal stakeholders and positively manage the relationships in Asia Pacific to create a positive, collaborative and engaged relationship.

  • Manage the relationship with external Asia Pacific stakeholders in relation to Operational Risk issues, including clients, custodians, consultants, potential clients, third parties, regulators and non-executive directors.

  • Support the business in continuous improvement and throughout the change programs across Asia Pacific functions.

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ operational risk experience in the Asia Pac region

  • Extensive asset management experience

  • Experience of regulatory interaction in Asia Pacific

Competencies Required

  • Self-starter

  • Focus on delivery of value to the business

  • Client focused

  • Excellent planning, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proven track record of developing positive relationships with the business

  • Deep understanding of operational risk principles, methodologies and tools

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

  • Annual Attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)

Compliance Requirements

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 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.