Job Title:  WSO-Strategy

Job Code:  2265
Country:  IN
City:  Mumbai
Skill Category:  Global Wholesale Strategy

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 three business divisions: Retail, Investment 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 


Divisional Overview:

Banking division (ECM, DCM, M&A). Wholesale division operates across all four regions  Japan, Asia, Europe and Americas  and is a globally integrated franchise. Nomura is one of the leading global investment banks and the only global Asian investment bank. The acquisition of Lehman Brothers Europe and Asia in 2008 significantly increased the scale of the business and is complemented by an organic build out in Americas.


Business Unit Overview:

Strategy division is pivotal in shaping Nomura’s Longer – term strategy for Wholesale. The Strategy team works closely with senior management across businesses and regions on a range of management initiatives, and develops, evaluates, and executes plans for strategic transformation, restructuring and new business growth including in-organic initiatives, and operating model.



Position Specifications:

Experience  - 6+ years

Qualification-   MBA or MS or B.Tech from top tier institute 



Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work as a part of the Wholesale Strategy division on global, regional and divisional projects 
  • Provide analytical support and thought leadership expertise on strategy initiatives, with a focus on strategic development, long term business growth, and overall positioning .Identify, analyse and monitor issues that affect profitability, growth, and productivity
  • Support management / business on strategic projects (e.g. identifying opportunities in new areas of growth, developing medium-term business strategy and planning, acquisition screening / evaluation for inorganic opportunities, new digital business growth opportunities etc.)
  • Strategic assessment of underperforming businesses and development of scenarios / recommendations for business heads 
  • Prepare presentations for senior management board meetings, investor day, off-sites, town Halls 
  • Conduct analysis of the competitive and general macro / market environment for senior management presentations. Develop market sizing / revenue pool models 
  • Most of the projects require working closely with strategy team members, business heads and CAOs, finance and other functional teams in different regions; working independently or with the support of another member of the team 
  • Role provides wide exposure into banking industry across Fixed Income, Equities and
  • Investment Banking Advisory 


Mandatory Skill Set       

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in a strategy role, in a consulting firm or a strategy/business planning unit of a financial institution
  • Strong knowledge of the financial services industry
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and technical abilities
  • Problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Strong communication skills (written & oral) and ability to interact with senior firm leaders
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and meet project deadlines
  • Highly motivated individual with proven ability to solve problems; strong project management, interpersonal and negotiation skills organized and productive especially under high-pressure, time-sensitive scenarios
  • Attention to detail            


Desired Skill Set

  • Knowledge of capital markets / investment banking
  • Development and M&A due diligence experience