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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 practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
The management of Market risk is a key business priority for Nomura and is vital to the successful delivery of the firm's strategy. The AeJ Market risk team has responsibility for the development of Market risk management for the region, including:
Developing the Market risk strategy and governance framework in line with the Global Market risk management and regulatory framework
Establishing a set of Market risk services to support the business areas' management of Market risk
Developing the tools and templates to allow the effective collection, review and use of Market risk information
Through a team of Market Risk Managers, effectively working with different stakeholders across the business to embed a Market risk culture throughout the organisation
Supporting the Senior Market Risk Managers in the performance of their responsibilities
Market Risk Middle Office: MRMO, which is part of the Global Middle Office team, is responsible for Market Risk team processes, data quality and accuracy of risk measures (VaR, sVaR, IRC) and capital. Key responsibilities include:
Analysis and reconciliation of risk systems and accuracy of risk measures (VaR, sVAR, IRC, etc.)
Analysis and identification of key trends of risk measures and capital. Identification and investigation of pertinent issues
Liaise and coordinate with different stakeholders across various functions (i.e. Front Office CAO, Finance, etc) on regional capital usages and risk measures
Reviewing risk measures and methodologies to ensure regional risk are adequately and suitably modeled
Rigorous testing and feedback on proposed developments on risk system and enhancement projects
Coordination between key stakeholders (Risk Managers, IT and regional counterparts) on methodology changes, global projects, regulatory updates, etc. that impacts risk measures
Key Experience & Skills
Candidates for the position should:
Have 2-5 years' experience in a Risk or Control related function in financial services institutions
Be detailed and process orientated
Have excellent quantitative skills, with potential degree in a numerate subject such as engineering, mathematics, or equivalent professional qualifications, such as CFA, FRM
Have good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate abstract technical subjects to broad audience
Takes initiative and is proactive
Experience with using IT systems in a corporate setting with a strong preference for candidates with programming skills particularly in SQL and VBA
Strong preference for candidates with working knowledge of standard risk management methodologies and techniques and regulatory knowledge
Awareness and knowledge in financial markets, asset classes and financial products
Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.