Janus Henderson Investors Sr. Director Data Strategy 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 Senior Director Data Strategy will be responsible for defining, communicating and implementing enterprise Data Management strategy, vision and management processes to govern the company’s enterprise data. In addition, the (Senior) Director will have a key role managing various stakeholders across the organization to achieve the goals defined in the enterprise Data Management strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing an inventory of current data and condition of data company-wide and developing a strategy and timeframe to maximize data quality

  • Working closely with all lines of business and technology on critical business strategies and technology needs, and making recommendations based on data-driven results

  • Creating a consistent enterprise view by translating data into resources for business needs

  • Liaising with technology to introduce data-related solutions that will leverage best practices and reduce time to market

  • Improving access to data by making it actionable, accurate and standardized

  • Leveraging business modeling techniques to design business architecture and increase business agility firm-wide

  • Developing business performance dashboards to provide timely insights and enable employees to improve decisions and optimize work

  • Developing intellectual capital to document how business is run from a data perspective

  • Continuing to evolve data strategy based on emergence of new technology, new competitors, artificial intelligence and alternative sources of data

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in mathematics, business administration, statistics or computer science highly preferable

  • Strong analytics background

  • Strategic thinker and innovator with ability to work across segments to support tactical planning and deliver on the objectives of organization

  • Substantial experience working to support the objectives, products and customers within the Asset Management Industry

  • Strong collaboration and influence skills to engage leaders across the enterprise and lead change

  • Comprehensive knowledge of data management practices (Master Data, Metadata, Data Governance, Data Science)

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.