Janus Henderson Investors Institutional Client Research Associate in Denver, Colorado

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.

Overview of the Role

The Institutional Client Strategy Associate is responsible for providing research support to the Chief Institutional Client Strategist and to the broader Janus Henderson North America Institutional team. This individual has the opportunity to partner with Institutional Client and Consultant Relations Executives and provide targeted research around pension related issues, strategic asset allocation and investment strategies, all in an effort to raise visibility of Janus Henderson Investors in the institutional community and to strengthen our relationship with clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide quantitative and qualitative research support to the Chief Institutional Client Strategist in formulating topics for white papers, thought leadership pieces, and conference presentation materials (40%).

  • Research and provide specific analyses and solutions to problems facing institutional investors. Assist in conducting research to cater to specific client needs (40%).

  • Perform econometric analysis of commonly referenced global economic data (10%).

  • Collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of financial markets and strategic asset class data (10%).

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities


Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Programming skills a must (Python, R, Matlab, Java, C-based language).

  • Strong math, statistics, and quantitative background.

  • Interest in and knowledge of derivation of capital market assumptions, strategic asset allocation, and risk models helpful.

  • Must be intellectually curious about the financial markets.

  • Must be an independent thinker and worker.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to create effective presentation materials.

  • 2-4 years of work experience

  • A degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, or Engineering preferred

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • PC usage up to 100% of the time.

  • Office equipment such as telephone, copier, and fax machines, etc.

  • Cellular phone and/or digital pager may be required.

  • Overtime and weekend hours may be required.

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.