Associate - Wholesale Strategy Officer - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nomura Asia
  • 22 May 18 2018-05-22

The Wholesale Strategy team plays a pivotal role in shaping Nomura’s near and longer term strategy across Global Markets and Investment Banking. 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 Wholesale aspirations across businesses and regions in a rapidly changing market environment.

The Analyst/Associate will be a key member of Nomura’s Wholesale Strategy team focused on strategic initiatives in Asia excluding Japan. They will work closely with Asia ex Japan Regional Management, Global Markets and Investment Banking Leadership teams and COOs, as well as with key Corporate teams such as Finance and Risk across Asia ex Japan. The Asia ex Japan Wholesale Strategy team reports locally to the Regional CEO and globally to Global Head of Wholesale Strategy.

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide analytical support on Asia ex Japan’s strategy initiatives, with a focus on strategic development, long term business growth, and overall positioning of Asia ex Japan’s 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: 

 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