Corporate Infrastructure (Risk) Placement & Summer Internship at Nomura

Internship (1-4 Months) Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st December 2017
Central London and City
Role May Involve
Banking - Investment Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law

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About Nomura

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, 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.

Corporate Infrastructure overview:

Our Corporate Infrastructure business areas are what underpins the success of the entire organisation. These are the functions that support the business, helping us deliver innovative financial solutions that set Nomura apart in the global marketplace. In our highly competitive and fast-paced industry, strong infrastructure teams are fundamental to our success. Work in these areas with us and you’ll be operating at the forefront of your field, as well as gaining a valuable insight into how Nomura operates on a global scale.

The Risk Summer Internship and Industrial Placement Programmes aim to give you exposure into Operational Risk, New Business Group, Credit risk and Market Risk.

Corporate Infrastructure (Risk) Placement & Summer Internship

Industrial Placements and Summer Internships are a great opportunity to experience first-hand the possibilities of a career in banking. It is your chance to get a feel for our culture, create new networks and gain valuable on-the-job training. They are also the perfect preparation for a subsequent full time role. Nomura will extend full time offers to strong performers.

Training – Interns and placements students will receive extensive training to enhance the skills they need to perform well during their internship. As part of the Corporate Infrastructure Programme, you will receive training which will include business overview presentations, structured class room seminars, internal training by business representatives and team- building with colleagues. You will receive ongoing performance feedback and have access to division specific educational sessions designed to aid your professional development. Managers will focus on your career development and dedicate their time to coach and mentor you, helping you realise your full potential.

Throughout your time at Nomura you will be supported both by a buddy, mentor and a dedicated programme management team

What’s your role?

Through these programmes, you will gain in-depth knowledge of risk whilst being exposed to a wide breadth of risk disciplines, such as:

Operational Risk Management: You will work across our business functions to ensure they are managing their operational risks effectively. Using tools such as event reporting, KRIs, Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) and scenario analysis, you will assist in the various aspects of the Operational Risk lifecycle, i.e. identification, assessment, remediation and monitoring, of Operational Risks identified.

New Business Group: Working with the New Business Group Managers, you will engage with a variety of business units and corporate functions, in several aspects of the New Product and New Transaction review and approval process, to ensure all new products and transaction have gone through the appropriate due diligence and to help support strong corporate governance and risk management.

Credit Risk: Alongside our credit officers, you will analyze the credit quality of hedge funds, corporates and financial institutions before we take them on as clients. You will obtain an overview of rating analysis, trading limits, reporting and advice provided by the Credit Risk analysts in managing our counterparty exposure.

Market Risk: Focused on fixed-income you will evaluate our exposure in cash and derivatives, making sure all relevant data is recorded and used in daily risk calculations. You will work with the Market Risk Managers gaining insight in to trading limits and mandates, market risk reporting and how they work with the business to identify and analyze market risks and concentrations.

What are we looking for?

At Nomura our goal is to attract and develop exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to teamwork. We recruit graduates and interns with a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, who will be able to withstand the rigours of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.

You should be on track to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent.

How to apply

To apply for a 2018 industrial placement position, candidates should be available for full time employment in September 2020.

To apply for a 2018 summer internship position, candidates should be available for full time employment in September 2019.

Fluency in English is essential.

We recruit on a rolling basis and encourage applicants to apply early.

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