Overview

Responsible for working with project managers, both locally and in other regions, on specified tasks, including:

  • Analysis & documentation of current processes and functions & preparation of future state proposals
  • Documentation of detailed business requirements and/or functional specifications
  • Assessment and management of risks and issues: clear documentation and appropriate escalation to the PMs and the wider project team
  • Detailed understanding and appropriate prioritisation of issues, and delivery of requirements
  • Creation and review of user test plans
  • Co-ordination and execution of user testing
  • Direct involvement in planning key aspects of the project
  • The work you will be involved in could relate to one or more projects within the FRTB Programme and will need to be carried out according to the prescribed project governance framework
  • Work closely with the subject matter experts (SMEs) in the line – primarily in Risk Management and Methodology, Product Control and Global Markets – as well as with colleagues in IT, who will be largely dedicated to these projects
  • Provision of clear, proactive communications with the PMs and the wider project team, as well as with the SMEs and key stakeholders
  • Both attend and lead frequent meetings with the Project Team, Technology, SMEs and stakeholders
  • The role will be very hands-on and the projects have a number of aggressive deadlines to meet

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Experience of managing multiple diverse deliverables, ideally across more than 1 project and covering different jurisdictions and regulators
  • Essential to have experience of working on major change programmes, either at an Investment Bank or in Consulting, with a solid understanding of standard processes and flows and a good understanding of investment banking products
  • Ability to assimilate, translate and communicate business concepts and requirements
  • A sound understanding of the project life cycle and experience delivering technology solutions – experience working on projects utilising both Waterfall and Agile methodologies would be advantageous
  • Strong stakeholder management in order to drive the project forward and ensure that milestones are met
  • Experience of some or all of the following would be extremely beneficial:
    • FRTB regulations, including an understanding of potential capital charges arising from FRTB
    • Market Risk metrics – including VaR, SVaR, RWA, ESF – and Risk Methodology
    • Understanding of SQL (including ability to write queries) and other basic IT skills
    • P&L production processes, including Clean, Hypothetical, Risk Theoretical P&L
    • Good understanding of the evolving regulatory environment and its challenges
  • Attention to detail and high quality standards relating to documentation, processes and the control environment
  • Confident self-starter who can work under pressure, using their own initiative and with the drive to work to aggressive deadlines and to see tasks through to completion
  • Excellent communicator and influencer, able to build relationships with colleagues at all levels from a range of departments, business areas and cultures
  • Desire and ability to challenge the status quo and drive forward change
  • Initiative and ability to think laterally
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Competent in MS Office products

About Nomura

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura,


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