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VP/ED - Execution Consulting Specialist

Nomura Asia
Hong Kong
Posted about 2 months ago Hybrid Permanent Negotiable
Execution Consulting and Trading Research have become an integral part of the services being offered to clients and are ingrained in the coverage model at Instinet.

Nomura is an Asia-headquartered 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 practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.

As the agency-model execution services arm of the Nomura Group, Instinet Incorporated subsidiaries provide brokerage services to clients in over 65 markets around the world. Through its advanced suite of electronic trading strategies, experienced high-touch trading group, top-ranked Commission Management services, award-winning desktop trading platform, and unparalleled access to insightful analytics, content and unique liquidity, Instinet helps institutions lower overall trading costs and ultimately improve investment performance. For more information, please visit www.instinet.com.

Execution Consulting and Trading Research have become an integral part of the services being offered to clients and are ingrained in the coverage model at Instinet. The Execution Consulting and Trading research team is a front office group that administrates a number of key roles spanning from: (1) index research, (2) microstructure research, (3) algo performance monitoring and (4) client transaction cost analysis services (5) customized trading reports for clients. We're currently looking for an individual to join the team with a focus on trading consultation, market micro structure, trading research, and direct client consultations with a quantitative background.

Responsibilities:

  • Client consultation with respect to trading practices
  • Production of Trading research materials and microstructure research reports
  • Work closely with Execution Services teams to provide analysis on client flows as well as consultation and dialog around these flows directly with clients
  • Apply data science principles to analyze and improve trading performance for clients
  • Produce customized trading reports both internally and directly for clients on given strategies
  • Work alongside Index Research to develop strong knowledge of index methodology (FTSE, MSCI, Hang Seng)
  • Research expected index changes, upcoming corporate actions, and major index rebalances

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Asian cash equity markets and the underlying market micro structure
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with excellent command of the English language
  • Team player who is eager to learn and thrives in a fast moving, client driven research environment
  • Highly self-motivated individual
  • General knowledge or capability to understand Algorithmic Trading minutia
  • Programming experience ideally in R, preferably based on the "tidyverse" approach and philosophy, or VBA, SQL, SAS, SQLite, KDB
  • Well-rounded data scientist who can bring programming/dba/analytical skills to the role
  • Experience with large-scale data analysis.
  • Degree or background in a scientific discipline e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Machine Learning or Computer Science.

Diversity Statement

Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.

DISCLAIMER: This Job Description is for reference only, and whilst this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. The management reserves the right to revise the job and may, at his or her discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Job ID  1208554
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