Janus Henderson Investors Head of Portfolio Management Oversight, 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: Head of Portfolio Management Oversight, Luxembourg

Overview of the Role

This role will be the Conducting Officer for Portfolio Management in Luxembourg.

This role is located 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 Head of Portfolio Management Oversight will have a matrix reporting line to the Co-Head of Equities EMEA & Asia Pacific in London. The role will focus on our Luxembourg and Irish fund ranges. The role will offer the opportunity to be involved in major corporate projects as well as local operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute the role of Conducting Officer in relation to the Luxembourg fund range (Portfolio Management)

  • Execute the role of Designated Person (under CP86) in relation to the Irish fund range (Investment Management)

  • Assume responsibility for and improve the due diligent oversight of Janus Henderson Luxembourg and Dublin fund ranges encompassing:

  • Portfolio management and risk objectives as they relate to a UCITS fund

  • Investment processes, including asset selection and cash management

  • Trading and best execution

  • Shareholder voting

  • Costs

  • Senior management reporting and oversight

  • Structure the control environment, reporting and escalation procedures to enable monitoring and oversight of the above, including:

  • Monthly meetings with portfolio managers and traders

  • Quarterly and adhoc reporting to both Boards

  • Reporting to and responding to requests from the Luxembourg and Irish regulators

  • Be a key point of contact in Luxembourg for both fund Boards, clients and business partners on portfolio management related activities

  • Support relationship managers during client and prospect meetings where appropriate

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in a senior role in Asset Management, ideally at Conducting Officer level or Portfolio Management, Risk, Compliance or Trading

  • Clear understanding of portfolio management, trading and risk characteristics across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives (including exotic derivatives)

  • Excellent working knowledge of front, middle and back office of asset management

  • Detailed knowledge of applicable UCITS regulation and local regulatory environment

  • Sound knowledge of other CSSF and CBI regulatory requirements and principles

  • Good IT skills, including PowerPoint, Excel

  • Graduate preferred

Competencies Required

  • Self-starter, able to work independently within a global organization to the highest standards

  • Excellent leadership skills; ability to challenge constructively and deliver positive outcomes

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships internally, externally and globally

  • Good planning, organizational and prioritization skills, and ability to assist team members with this as necessary

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a pressurized environment

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance trainingCompliance RequirementsAt 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.