Job Title:  IB-Trading

Job Code:  822
Country:  IN
City:  Mumbai
Skill Category:  Investment Banking

Nomura Overview:


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 four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant 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, visit 


Nomura Services India, (Powai) supports Nomura’s businesses around the world. Powai’ s world class capabilities in trading support, research, information technology, financial control, operations, risk management and legal support have played a key role in facilitating Nomura’s global operations and are an integral part of Nomura’s global expansion plans. The Powai operation is a critical part of the platform to support the growth of Nomura’s global business. 


EMEA CFS Overview: 


EMEA Client Financing & Solutions (CFS) is a fully-integrated, global business across Investment Banking and Global Markets and offers bespoke solutions for financing, hedging and yield enhancement. The core product suite includes: 


Debt Capital Markets (DCM): Originate and execute both public debt transactions & private placements for Financial Institutions, Corporates, Supranationals, Public Sector Agencies and


Acquisition and Leveraged Finance (ALF): Arrange financing for leveraged buyouts, corporate acquisitions along with on-going refinancing needs using a variety of debt products like leveraged loans, mezzanine loans, high yield bonds and debt & rating advisory services    

Structured Finance: Tailor-made debt financing solutions supporting clients through a variety of financing situations with speciality across receivables, infrastructure and special situations

Real Estate and Securitised Products: Innovative bespoke client solutions linked to a broad array of underlying asset portfolios such as real estate, non-performing loans, asset-backed securities and specialty finance

Risk Solutions Group (RSG): Hedging across all market risks, such as interest rates, FX and inflation for strategic reasons (ALM, Fund Level) and event driven (M&A, Financing)

Equity Solutions: Structuring & executing strategies to allow clients to build, hedge, finance or exit concentrated listed equity positions

Insurance Solutions (ISG): Cutting-edge solutions for capital, financing and risk management challenges, including structured reinsurance and derivative hedging for complex insurance specific asset and liability risks


Business Unit Overview: 


Investment Banking Powai team is an extension of the regional Investment Banking (Front Office) teams supporting the following key areas: 

  • M&A
  • Coverage / Sector Banking 
  • Client Financing & Solutions (CFS)


This COO team sits within the Investment Banking Support team and the division in Powai provides support for a range of activities like research, quantitative modelling, sales and trading support, pricing and balancing, product development and strategy. 


Powai operation is a critical part of the platform to support the growth of Nomura’s global business. 


This particular role is within the COO/ Business Management team. The IBD COOs play a strategic role in delivering the Investment Banking business agenda. They work closely with the regional IBD COO team to drive their strategy, execute the business plans and run the floor. They are the face of business for the various Corporate Functions and are responsible for implementing the business policies.

Position Specifications: 


Corporate Title


Functional Title



3 – 7 years of relevant experience


MBA (Finance) or CA preferred.


Role & Responsibilities: 





  • We are seeking a dynamic individual to join the EMEA CFS/IBD COO team, based in Powai, specifically partnering with the EMEA CFS COO team based in London
  • The individual will be joining an existing team of EMEA CFS COOs and will assume day-today responsibilities which will contribute towards business management, performance monitoring, managing infrastructure/processes which support EMEA Investment Banking as well as managing key projects that are critical for the growth and day-to-day operation of the franchise
  • Work closely and in partnership with EMEA CFS COO team covering sales, 

trading, research and structuring




  • Owning and Driving business initiatives to achieve EMEA CFS COO business objectives; both regional and global in nature. Opportunity to specialize in specific product areas 


  • Strategic Business Analysis, Management Presentations
    • Help devise and implement new business initiatives in partnership with the COO team / Front Office as well as corporate functions
    • Create presentations to analyze and summarize revenue, expenses, resource consumption, client interactions and other management reporting metrics
    • Monitor preparation / Prepare   weekly   business   summaries   which   include financial   metrics   and   business commentary for Senior Management 
    • Prepare management presentations including business plans, business reviews, offsite presentations, town halls


  • Partnering  with  Technology,  Operations,  Finance  and  other  Corporate  functions: 
    • To own day-to-day issues pertaining to corporate function and ensure successful closure
    • Drive the process for new products from the Front Office in co-ordination with the front office/ new products team and corporate functions
    • Be able to take a lead role in the review, automation and streamlining of any functions


  • Control and Conduct
    • Ensuring adherence to business policies
    • Owning Audit points and driving successful closure





Key Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders and regional counterparts at senior levels
  • Strong Analytical and Situational Problem solving skills
  • Good Knowledge and Interest of Investment Banking products and products (M&A, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Acquisition Leveraged Finance, Equity Solutions, Structured Financing, Macro Risk Solutions)
  • Good understanding of the investment banking processes including understanding business performance
  • Good project management skills - planning, coordination/ execution, senior management reporting, situational
  • Prior experience of driving initiatives in the banking / capital markets space
  •  Is entrepreneurial and independent; a self-starter, takes ownership, exhibits integrity, initiative, strong motivation and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize high volumes of deliverables across multiple disciplines working under pressure
  •  Strong MS Power-point, Excel and Word skills
  • Ambition and enthusiasm to succeed in this challenging role
  • Prior experience in strategy roles would be an added advantage