Group Data Office - COO Office - People and Communications Associate

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
Group Data Office is the Group Central Data and Analytics arm that works closely with the
Group Businesses and Group Corporate functions to enable the execution Nomura Group
Strategy through Robust Data Standards & Governance, Actionable Performance Metrics & MIS,
and High Impact Information and Analytics Products and Solution.

Job Purpose:
Drive the communication, people culture, knowledge management and branding for the Group
Data Office.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Communications:
  • Communication: Develop and deliver communication strategy & plan to drive engagement and change management within the firm, tying together multiple communication touchpoints (e.g., newsletter, townhalls, intranet site, knowledge base, etc.)
  • Editorial: Propose, plan, and execute the pipeline for campaigns, coordinating with internal stakeholders on activities to ensure that the timeline is adhered to and editorial standards are kept.
  • Senior Management Communication: Distill key progress, plans and concepts from GDO's program of work and deliver succinct and on-brand messaging in innovative formats to targeted senior audience.
2. Knowledge and Competency:
  • Promote, develop and grow GDO's body of knowledge and make it available and accessible to both GDO and firm wide audience
  • Design and administer staff competency framework
  • Organize and host knowledge sharing, training programs and informal networks to address competency gaps
3. People Culture
  • Rewards & Recognition: Design, implement and operate a rewards and recognition program for our global team
  • New Joiners Onboarding: Educate new joiners about our data strategy, culture and organization structure, branding and resources and ensure that they are integrated into the global team
  • Culture Carrier: Design and execute culture initiatives to promote our brand value and collaboration across the global team
4. Branding.
  • Be the storyteller of data as a key digital and business differentiator - Drive current and new initiatives to compliment the team's existing activities.
Qualification & Core Skills requirement:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education in Mass Communication
  • 3-5 years of experience in communications, editorial, or professional services. (Preferred)
  • Excellent MS Powerpoint and multimedia skills
  • Understanding of FS industry fundamentals, data related challenges in FSI, as well as data-enabled transformation
  • Comfortable with public speaking and hosting global calls
  • Able to collaborate / virtually manage multi-cultural, multi-disciplined, globally dispersed teams.
  • String communication skills to be able to explain highly technical problems in simple layman form.
  • Innovative and ability to think outside the box
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