HR Business Partner, IBD (Vice President Mat Cover) HR Business Partner, IBD (Vice President Mat  …

in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 20
in London, United Kingdom
Temporary, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 20
Human Resource Business Partner for Investment Banking Front office Division, Vice President Maternity Cover.

Company 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

Department overview:
The HR Business Partner interacts with and coaches senior managers within the EMEA Wholesale business, providing proactive guidance and direction on people issues and efficient HR service delivery in partnership with HR Specialist teams across a comprehensive range of HR disciplines and transformational projects.

Role Description:
* Develop and maintain an effective and focused relationship with the client group, providing timely and accurate advice and support on all HR related issues
* Be an active member of the wider EMEA HR department and coordinate with the HR teams based in Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York in order to provide support to Global business heads based in London
* Manage various activities including, but not limited to;
* Recruitment & Resourcing - manage the hiring plan including the budget process and advise on contract negotiations and the closing of candidates. Facilitate internal moves with the Expat and Relocation team.
* Employee Relations - Provide managers with advice and manage a range of Employee Relations cases - including grievances, disciplinary, dismissal and redundancy.
* Learning & Performance - -support the performance management cycle and promotion process, contribute to the development of Wholesale Talent Management offering in collaboration with specialist colleagues.
* Compensation, Benefits and MIS - Support the year-end compensation process ensuring meritocratic, consistent and fair decisions are made in line with regulatory guidelines and frameworks. Management of a variety of data sources to ensure accurate reporting.
* Change Management - Guide business managers through change management initiatives including restructuring.
* Work with the wider HR team to support additional areas of focus (e.g. Graduate Recruitment, Talent Management, Diversity and Inclusion and Wellness)

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required
* Degree or equivalent, CIPD preferred but not essential
* Experienced HR Business Partner who is able to operate at a senior level in a challenging, fast paced environment
* Proven practical experience managing employee relations issues and complex compensation structures
* Providing support and advice on all HR disciplines (Recruitment, Reward, Employee Relations, Learning and Performance)
* Experience within the professional or financial services sector, specifically with front office clients
* Proven ability to build strong relationships as a trusted advisor to a demanding client group
* Commercial awareness and ability to evaluate people risk
* Ability to juggle multiple priorities and relationships
* Knowledge of current UK employment legislation
* Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
* Strong PC skills; Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Strong analytical and data management skills
* Strong attention to detail

Successful candidates will be engaged under a contract for services by Resource Solutions.
Successful Candidates will not be employed by nor have any employment relationship with Nomura.

Please contact us if you are visiting our offices and require any form of personal assistance or physical adaptations to be provided for your appointment. A member of staff will be happy to help.

Nomura competencies
Trusted Partner
 Understand clients' needs and issues, and provide solutions utilizing Nomura Group company's resources, earn the clients' trust
 Acquire a wide range of knowledge as an employee of Nomura, instead of focusing only on one's own area of expertise; play a part in improving the company's services level and corporate value
Entrepreneurial leadership
 Take on new challenges for improvement and cultivate a corporate culture of challenge by driving change in business operations
Teamwork Collaboration
 Ensure views are not biased, accept different opinions and perspectives, and collaborate with other members to create common values
 Provide appropriate guidance to others and act in a manner that places emphasis on the performance and growth of the organization
 Improve further the understanding and awareness of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance risk management, and code of conduct, and make decisions and take actions from a management position

Right to Work
The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

Please contact us if you are visiting our offices and require any form of personal assistance or physical adaptations to be provided for your appointment. A member of staff will be happy to help.

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