Risk Data Management, Vice President

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Job title: Risk Data Management, Vice President
Department: Credit Risk Management
Location: London

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 www.nomura.com

Department overview:

  • The Risk Data Management role reports directly to Global Credit Risk COO locally but jointly to the Global Credit
  • Risk COO and the Global Market Risk COO functionally. Risk Data Management is a new role and is responsible for the oversite of Risk Data on a global basis and quality control. The role will require the individual interact globally and draw upon a network of key subject matter experts. This includes support functions such as the
  • Market and Credit Risk Infrastructure Risk teams, Risk Change, Reporting and Risk IT. The role will also face off to the global programmes and initiatives where Risk is both a consumer and producer of data.
  • Whilst the Risk Infrastructure teams provide granular Data Quantity controls and KRIs on behalf of Risk
  • Management, the Risk Data Management function is designed to sit in between these functions. Risk Data
  • Management will ensure the appropriateness of the data compared to the expect Risk use case. The roles will require the successful candidate to have excellent Data Analysis skills and a solid product background across either Market or Credit risk, ideally both.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide a single business point of contact for Risk Data Management
  • Work with key stakeholder to create detailed business knowledge of Risk Data, its usage, structure, location and its source
  • Provide support to ensure Risk Data requirements are understood and documented globally
  • Challenge the current processes and consumption of data across the group to ensure a best of breed model
  • Work with Risk Infrastructure and Risk Change to review and address Data Quality issues from a strategic perspective
  • Represent Risk at various committee's
  • Work with the Risk Change function to on board and change data feeds ensuring the knowledge and the detail of the data is anchored in the business functions
  • Enhance both understanding and the documentation of data and data relate flows across Risk providing thought leadership
  • Ensure the Risk use case matches the data provided and that all attributes are represented as expected

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:


  • Bachelor's/Undergraduate University degree
    3-5 years of experience in Risk Management either directly or as a support function, such as middle office or change
  • A strong understanding of the trade lifecycle (front to back), financial products (OTC and SFT a must) and risk management practices (detailed knowledge of either Credit or Market risk, ideally both).
  • Proven Data Management skills
  • Working knowledge of the European regulation that Nomura is subject to, in particular the associated data standard and requirements for Risk management and Risk models such as IMM and IMA
  • Comfortable to challenge and question existing processes and structure

The successful candidate will be:

  • Proactive, naturally curious and keen to learn
  • Self-starter happy to work as part of a team or individually
  • Detail oriented, well organised and able to work collaboratively as well as on their own
  • A clear communicator, both written and verbal, who is able to communicate complex Sto

Strong data analysis skills are critical with an ability to manipulate large data sets using tools such as:

  • Advanced usage of Microsoft Excel
  • Capability in Python and/or R
  • Previous experience using data visualisation tools would be desirable

Right to Work

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the UK (who require a Tier 2 Skilled Worker visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that this is a genuine vacancy for a qualified role