Job Title:  Program Manager

Job Code:  805
Country:  IN
City:  Mumbai
Skill Category:  Finance

Nomura Overview:


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, 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. 


Division Overview:


CMT is one of the unique team Cross functional, Cross Divisional and Cross Regional team who services transformation and change for the all the Nomura business units across the world. We are a fungible pool of people working within a team of professionals from different background who are key drivers of firms’ priority projects and programs. We are keen on investing within our team’s constant upskilling and upgrading of capabilities.

Role description

  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities
  • Develop program strategies and plans, including stakeholder assessment, leadership alignment, organization transition, change readiness, capability transfer, and end-user training.
  • Defining the program governance (controls)
  • Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications
  • Oversee team execution in accordance with project plans, tools, and methods, and support resource planning and acquisition.
  • Develop short and long-term goals, KPIs, and objectives, and develop and execute against operational plan.
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Lead/facilitate meetings with Stakeholders to ensure an understanding of the requirements, and jointly develop a change adoption plan.
  • Must have ability to work with the team and train people on various subjects, structure the project governance model and work together with regional counterparts to devise induction framework for all the resources entering into the project.
  • Resolve projects’ higher scope issues

skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Minimum 8-10+ years of experience in consulting or handling change programs within investment banking
  • Proven experience as a Program Manager
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Strong communication skills to be able to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Strong conflict management/resolution skills
  • Has sound understanding of financials products, Trade lifecycle and asset classes
  • Attention to detail and high quality standards of documentation, processes and control environment
  • Detailed knowledge of all Microsoft Office products, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Visio
  • Excellent Communication, Leadership, Organization and Documentation Skills
  • Flexibility (Openness to Change) – Adapts effectively to changing plans, domains and priorities; Is open and flexible when faced with changing project constraints
  • Deals comfortably with ambiguity – Stays on target to complete goals regardless of obstacles or adverse circumstances
  • Experience of managing Trade Reporting Projects of any regions e.g. EMIR, ASIC, CFTC or equivalent projects and leading Team of BAs within Project
  • Experience on client life cycle management (CLM) Projects (Good to have)
  • Practical knowledge on data analysis tools e.g. Alteryx, PowerBI, SQL