Senior Principal Program Manager

Nomura Asia
Singapore, Singapore
11 May 2023
10 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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
Function Overview:
Information Technology division supports the dynamic financial business through the development of a strategic initiatives. IT partners with the businesses to develop, implement and support
sophisticated trading systems and middle, back office systems through the use of state of the art technology.

The role will be reporting to the Head of IT - AeJ and will be part of the AEJ Technology management team. The incumbent is expected to provide strategic technology leadership towards
various complex projects rollouts, lead and drive various newer technology solutions to support the IWM business growth, whilst continuing to control operational risks and costs.

Job Requirements:
Lead IWM AeJ initiatives with a focus on IT. Align to business strategy including developing system design solutions, buy vs build decisions - drive complex projects deliveries such as
Avaloq upgrades, digital solutions and so on
Deliver target operating model; lead and drive solution feasibility analysis, project effort sizing and achieve minimum or no deviation to overall technology roadmap
Act as trusted advisor within team to provide specialist knowledge, technology expertise and necessary strategic guidance to all application managers, and ensure that cross IT initiatives
are escalated to relevant cross IT groups and governance authorities
Act as key lead in driving various testing phases of the projects in partnership with business & vendor. Support in eliminating issues / risks thereby driving projects towards their
allocated time plans
Partner with Corporate stakeholders - Operations, Investments, Front office, CAOs, HR and other seniors
Understand the firm's Group Cloud, Outsourcing and Vendor Management practices and take these into account when reviewing their technology domain use cases
Prepare management technology presentations including business plans, business reviews, and presentations to senior management

Minimum Masters in computer science, computer engineering or information systems
An Avaloq certified professional with minimum working experience in Avaloq of 10-15 years is preferred
Strong understanding of all business product flows and life cycles - FX, Equity, MM, Cash including complex products like Str. Products, OTC Derivatives and Funds.
Has implementation experience in large / complex implementations
Techno functional resource who has the track record in driving several complex business analysis including proven records towards managing complex testing schedules +
Strong in IT/Infrastructure architecture and application integration experience
Strong in Cloud architectures including digital solutions covering UI/UX frameworks
Strong in AWS, Java, RHEL, Window server, AD, Citrix, Oracle, MS SQL
Has leadership mind; Proactive and motivated

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.

DISCLAIMER: This Job Description is for reference only, and whilst this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts,
requirements or working conditions associated with the job. The management reserves the right to revise the job and may, at his or her discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer