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 practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
The Strategy team plays a pivotal role in shaping Nomura’s near and longer term strategy across Nomura’s businesses (Global Markets, Investment Banking and Wealth Management) in Asia ex Japan as well as globally. The Strategy team works closely with senior leadership on a range of management initiatives including business expansion strategy, market & competitor analysis, business planning and performance reviews, and client strategy. The team works directly with Senior Management to determine the right strategy for reaching Nomura’s aspirations across businesses in a rapidly changing market environment.
The Analyst will be a key member of Nomura’s Wholesale Strategy team and will work closely with senior management across Global Markets, Investment Banking and Wealth Management and COOs, as well as with key Corporate teams such as Finance and Risk. The Asia ex Japan Wholesale Strategy team reports to Global Head of Wholesale Strategy.
•Provide analytical support on Asia ex Japan’s strategy initiatives, with a focus on strategic development, long term business growth, and overall positioning of the franchise
•Identify, analyze and monitor issues that affect profitability, growth, and productivity
•Conduct competitor/industry research and analysis leveraging both public and non-public sources
•Research and analyze business profitability and macroeconomic indicators, analyze specific client segments, conduct acquisition screening, perform strategic due diligence
•Prepare management presentations including business plans, business reviews, offsite presentations, town halls
•Work closely with Global Wholesale Strategy team on broader firm-wide initiatives
Key Experience & Skills
•Candidate should have at least 2 years experience in a strategy role, in a consulting firm or a strategy/business planning unit of a financial institution
•Strong analytical skills, including ability to develop financial models and perform data analysis
•Strong PowerPoint and Excel proficiency
•Strong communications skills (verbal and written) – ability to interact confidently with senior business leadership on a range of topics
•Interest in the wider Capital Markets and Investment Banking industry including key trends and market dynamics including Market Structure, Fintech, Regulations
•Ability to work on multiple projects and initiatives
Regional Disclaimers / 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.