Profile

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 the website.

 

 

 

Apprenticeships

Our apprenticeships will see you working within one of our industry leading teams. In their first year you’ll spend time gaining a relevant NVQ qualification in partnership with one of our training providers. If successful you’ll then go on to study for further qualifications in your second year whilst having the opportunity to progress your career with us in a wide range of roles. Alongside this, you’ll have your own personal development plan to ensure you are ready for the challenges ahead. Throughout the scheme you will get lots of support and encouragement from the HR team, your line manager, buddy, mentor and the team around you.

We offer apprenticeships on an ad-hoc basis across Technology, Operations, Multimedia, Human Resources and Real Estate for periods of between 12-24 months. Available roles will be advertised on the Apply Now section.

Our Human Resources department provides comprehensive human resource manager services for the company. Its main functions include recruitment, payroll, learning and development, employee training and development programmes as well as a range of advisory services.

The primary role of Multimedia is to provide in-house Audio Visual & Multimedia support with event management. This function is vital in enabling Nomura to communicate globally over video conference both internally and with clients. It also provides powerful internal communications support and the facilities are used extensively by Nomura’s clients to support their roadshows and results presentations.

Our Corporate Infrastructure Division is what underpins the success of the entire organization. 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. Our Operations teams work closely with Sales, Trading and Technology teams and develop innovative and efficient approaches to our clients' investment, liquidity and risk management needs. You will also work with our training provider towards your Level 3 Investment Operations qualification.

The main activities of the Real Estate & Services department include property acquisition, disposal and space utilisation, general operations, administration, maintenance and repair, corporate travel and services, and health and safety. Our current role is based within the Health, Safety & Environmental team, providing support and assistance in delivering environmental services across the Nomura EMEA region.

Our programme will provide you with opportunities to develop your skills and the knowledge you need to progress your career within one of our industry leading technology teams. We offer roles within Development, Support and Infrastructure. Within the Development team, you’ll be working on cutting edge applications across a number of business lines. In Support you could be responsible for a number of systems that are critical to the running of the bank. If you prefer the Infrastructure side, you’ll be working on the infrastructure that supports all our major applications across the bank, from our web applications to staff email and messaging.

 

 

 

Salary & benefits

The company offers competitive salaries, favourably comparable with other leading financial companies and banks. Annual benefits include private health insurance through AXA PPP Healthcare; free health screening after three months of service; life assurance for all permanent employees; onsite gym facilities; personal accident insurance as a voluntary benefit; and an interest-free season ticket or other travel loans up to £5,000.

 

Requirements

The graduate programme is open to recent/fresh graduates with little or no experience; summer internships are open to undergraduates in their penultimate year of degree studies; and industrial placements are open to penultimate year students enrolled in a sandwich degree programme.

The minimum academic requirements across all programmes include a 2:1 or higher degree (earned or predicted) in any discipline; a strong foundation in quantitative reasoning and analysis; and a genuine interest in building a career in the finance industry. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding communication, interpersonal, organisational and leadership skills, a methodical and results-driven approach to work, creative and logical thought process, commercial awareness and excellent intellectual capabilities.

 

Apply

Applications for all graduate and internship programmes should be submitted through the online application system. For application deadlines on each programme, please check the Nomura website.  Nomura recruits on a rolling basis so it’s advised that candidates apply as soon as possible. The application process for graduate roles and internships in Investment Banking and Global Markets consists of two (for internships) and three (for graduates) face-to-face interviews in the first round, including a case study. Shortlisted candidates are invited to attend final round of interviews, which consists of four face-to-face interviews, each lasting for 30 minutes and conducted by senior managers who are typically  vice president level or above.

For graduate, internship and industrial placements in Corporate Infrastructure (Finance, Operations and Information Technology), the first round is an assessment centre, which includes two face-to-face, 30-minute, competency-related interviews, and group exercises.

 

Nomura London, United Kingdom
16 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
Our Corporate Infrastructure Division is what underpins the success of the entire organization. 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. Our Operations teams work closely with Sales, Trading and Technology teams and develop innovative and efficient approaches to our clients' investment, liquidity and risk management needs. You will also work with our training provider towards your Level 3 Investment Operations qualification. As an Operations Apprentice you will be involved in: Processing, controlling, confirming and settling transactions Researching and troubleshooting problems such as resolving booking issues and cash breaks Documenting process flows and creating procedure manuals for the functions performed Reviewing current processes and procedures for improvements, reduce risks and increase controls Assisting with client service initiatives Building successful relationships with colleagues in Mumbai For more details, please  contact  Nomura directly Nomura offer apprenticeships on an ad-hoc basis across Technology, Operations, Multimedia, Human Resources and Real Estate for periods of between 12-24 months.
Nomura London, United Kingdom
16 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
The main activities of the Real Estate & Services department include property acquisition, disposal and space utilisation, general operations, administration, maintenance and repair, corporate travel and services, and health and safety. Our current role is based within the Health, Safety & Environmental team, providing support and assistance in delivering environmental services across the Nomura EMEA region. As an apprentice in this team you will be involved in: Assisting with maintaining the company environmental management system Supporting with the coordination of best practice meetings and workshops Monitoring environmental legislative changes and providing briefings and actions Liaising with environmental staff at other company locations (eg Tokyo) Assisting with the daily operations of the Real Estate & Services team For more details, please  contact  Nomura directly Nomura offer apprenticeships on an ad-hoc basis across Technology, Operations, Multimedia, Human Resources and Real Estate for periods of between 12-24 months.
Nomura London, United Kingdom
16 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
Our Technology roles will see you working with one of our industry leading technology teams. In your first year you’ll spend time gaining a relevant NVQ qualification in partnership with our training provider. If successful you’ll then go on to study for further qualifications in your second year whilst having the opportunity to progress your IT career with us in a wide range of roles. Alongside this, you’ll have your own personal development plan to ensure you’re ready for the challenges ahead. Throughout the scheme you’ll get lots of support and encouragement from, your line manager, buddy, mentor and the team around you. We offer roles within Development, Support and Infrastructure. Within the  Development  team, you’ll be working on cutting edge applications across a number of business lines. In  Support  you could be responsible for a number of systems that are critical to the running of the bank. If you prefer the  Infrastructure  side, you’ll be working on the infrastructure that supports all our major applications across the bank, from our web applications to staff email and messaging. For more details, please  contact  Nomura directly Nomura offer apprenticeships on an ad-hoc basis across Technology, Operations, Multimedia, Human Resources and Real Estate for periods of between 12-24 months.
Nomura London, United Kingdom
16 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
The primary role of Multimedia is to provide in-house Audio Visual & Multimedia support with event management. This function is vital in enabling Nomura to communicate globally over video conference both internally and with clients. It also provides powerful internal communications support and the facilities are used extensively by Nomura’s clients to support their roadshows and results presentations. The role will provide the candidate with a solid background in creating, operating and servicing Audio Visual technologies for the corporate environment in line with the InfoComm AV Certified Technologies Specialist (CTS) accreditation. The role will also expose the candidate to industry standard Video Conferencing solutions, with an overview of Broadcast Hardware and Film Editing Software. For more details, please  contact  Nomura directly. Nomura offer apprenticeships on an ad-hoc basis across Technology, Operations, Multimedia, Human Resources and Real Estate for periods of between 12-24 months. 
Nomura London, United Kingdom
16 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
Our Human Resources department provides comprehensive human resource manager services for the company. Its main functions include recruitment, payroll, learning and development, employee training and development programs as well as a range of advisory services. We currently offer HR apprentices in the following areas: HR Advisor  - The HR Advisory teams cover Nomura’s three core divisions: Global Markets, Investment Banking and Corporate Infrastructure. This role involves working in conjunction with HR Advisors to deliver solutions, advising managers on handling performance, absence, and other concerns, and supporting the Year-End Compensation process, amongst other projects. CAO Apprentice  - The role sits within Human Resource CAO (Chief Administrative Office) team and is a fantastic role for someone looking to begin a career within finance and general management. Although not a finance role per se, key stills would include being good with numbers and confident in dealing with senior managers withint the business. HR Analyst Centre  - The HR Analyst Team is responsible for managing the workflow of employee lifecycle activities between the strategic HR Advisor teams and the HR administrator team. The role requires interaction with HR colleagues and clients across the whole company and at all levels. The HR Analyst Team also supports the Graduate Recruitment and Program Teams with the regular in-take of Graduates and Interns. Learning and Development  – This role sits within the EMEA Talent Team, directly supporting the Leadership & Development team. This role plays a critical part in ensuring that all Leadership & Development activities are executed to the highest standard. Key capabilities in this role are interpersonal skills, a drive for efficiency and effectiveness in execution, and a continuous improvement mind-set. Graduate Recruitment  – The Graduate Recruitment Team is responsible for attracting, recruiting and retaining the strongest candidates through strategic initiatives across European universities and business schools. This role would be involved at each stage of the recruitment process, from marketing and logistics for careers fairs, assisting with interview days and assessment centres, and supporting our summer internships and spring insight programs. For more details, please  contact  Nomura directly. Nomura offer apprenticeships on an ad-hoc basis across Technology, Operations, Multimedia, Human Resources and Real Estate for periods of between 12-24 months.