Job Title:  Project Manager

Job Code:  803
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:  We are looking for an experienced Project Manager and Business BA with over 5-7 years in the BFSI space.  The roles and responsibilities are: 

a.  Independently manage medium to large projects through the lifecycle and use BA tools proficiently (business requirement documents, functional specification documents, data matrix, Work Flow Diagrams etc.) 

b.  Work with global stakeholders to build project pipeline and business case, setup project governance mechanisms, lead BA teams, own project success and deliver projects to implementation 

 c. Assist our stakeholder Businesses with their tactical/ strategic solution requirements, services and/ or program. 

    d. Must be able to work with Technology, Operations, Finance, and Front Office to identify and maximize opportunities that help in delivery of projects and to improve product, service and program business processes. 

e.  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.   Prepare project reports (weekly project update, monthly status update, highlighting risks, resource utilization, analyses trends, recommends adjustments that address or capitalize on these changes.) 

f.  Manage end to end project Delivery (Ensure proper documentation, constantly identify, review and address risks & issues, manage user acceptance testing and obtain UAT sign-off, formal Project closure, handover and lessons learnt)  

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:  

 Expect sound understanding of trade lifecycle, global regulations and trading/investment banking processes 

 Ability to operate in both agile and waterfall style project methodologies and have an understanding of deliverables required for each methodology 

 Experience in handling digital transformation/data analytics projects 

 5+ years investment banking/ BFSI experience 

 Attention to detail and high quality standards of documentation, processes and control environment 

 Experience in the full E2E systems delivery lifecycle (SDLC) 

 Detailed knowledge of all Microsoft Office products, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Visio 

 Excellent Communication, 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 

Rigorous follow ups through on all commitments to achieve results 

 Excellent and demonstrable understanding of “best practice” approaches to functional testing especially User Acceptance Testing.