VP, Group Data Office - Data Engineering (Singapore)

Nomura Asia
Singapore, Singapore
22 May 2023
21 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company overview
Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries and regions. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. 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.
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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 development of analytics products for data and digital transformation across Nomura Group.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Leader to create Nomura's Information & Analytics Products. Proven experience in successfully delivering information & analytics products across global organizations with various levels of business analytics maturity, and the ability engage with analytics leaders of Nomura's businesses to embed state-of-the-art analytics informed decision making.
  • Thought leader in enabling data architecture and delivery of data-analytics platforms - on-premise, cloud and hybrid in collaboration with technology partners
  • Exceptional information & analytics experience & technical skills. State-of-the-art expertise across, data/information preparation, data insight & visualization using BI (or similar tools), and advanced data prediction using AI, ML, DL, etc.
  • Strong data management experience & technical skills. State-of-the-art expertise in data management to ensure the analytics products are appropriate/ethical and well-controlled.
  • Information & analytics visionary. Envisage and deliver leading edge information & analytics products to Nomura's businesses, strategically partnering both internally and externally to deliver best in class products.
  • Be a trusted partner. Shape the information & analytics agenda at Nomura, and work with all of Nomura's businesses in laying out their information & analytics adoption roadmaps.
  • Create a strong delivery team. Lead, mentor and grow a global team of information & analytics experts capable of transforming Nomura.
Qualification & Core Skills requirement:
  • Masters in quantitative fields (Computer Science, Statistics or similar) or at least a 4-year Bachelor's degree in quantitative fields with minimum of 10 years of relevant data experience.
  • Preferred experience in Financial Services and Other adjacent Consumer centric business
  • Ability to design end-to-end data solutions across data acquisition, processing, storage, governance and analytics requirements
  • Strong understanding of fundamental data concepts (data modelling, data pipelines, data quality, lineage etc.) and data warehousing methodologies. Conversant with data architecture paradigms
  • Strong cloud engineering skills with ability to drive solution design - Experience with tools such as Snowflake, Redshift, EMR, RDS, Athena and Glue or similar
  • Hands-on with data tools and technologies, must have strong Python and SQL skills with experience in BI tools such as Tableau and PowerBI. Experience with building and managing data pipelines using Spark or similar big data processing tools
  • Experienced with Data-Ops, ML-Ops processes, platforms and methodologies
  • High acumen to identify business scenarios and use data and analytics to solve and drive business KPIs.
  • Ensure platform adoption and work with respective teams for data onboarding to the platform and upkeep of the same
  • Able to work in a federated environment to define data products, build self-service provisioning pipelines and secure ways of sharing data in a mesh-paradigm
  • Be able to connect and manage relationship with C-Suite/senior executives to drive data framework compliance and plan change management processes wherever necessary.
  • Train and mentor teams and internal business units and stakeholders and data management framework requirements, improvements and operationalization.
  • Understand agile ways of working, and able to manage and deliver multiple projects effectively. Can plan, requirements and dependencies; manage complex analysis and enable necessary reporting.
  • Ability to make decisions independently and in line with corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance, risk management and Nomura code of conduct.
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.