Project Manager

Resource Solutions.
London, United Kingdom
22 Mar 2023
28 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Manager/Business Analyst: Compliance and Legal Strategic Review

Location: London (Hybrid Working)

Opportunity Overview: Resource Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join Nomura in London. This opportunity offers an ideal opportunity for an individual to gain exposure in a fast paced and high-performance workplace.

This role in initially for a 6-month contract.

Role Overview:

The Project Portfolio Office consists of full time programme and project managers, business analysts and PMOs, with responsibility for global and/or cross-functional projects and programmes, as well as delivering projects for functions that do not have their own dedicated change teams.

The team provides consistent governance and oversight and is not functionally aligned, thereby ensuring impartiality when servicing multiple functions. We work closely with our stakeholders and sponsors in the line and maintain close working relationships with Technology partners, both internal and external.

Key Responsibilities:

Compliance and Legal plan to objectively evaluate the current state of certain key departments in order to identify opportunities to strategically transform their global operating models

This role will focus on both project management and business analysis and will involve leadership of 2 to 3 workstreams

Single point of contact for regional stakeholders across the workstreams of the programme

Deliver a cross-regional centralised To-Be model and associated global implementation plan

Attending and arranging SME interviews

Analysis & documentation of current processes and functions & preparation of future state proposals

Regular status reporting up to the Programme Manager and at working groups

Organize and run cross-regional working group meetings

Skills/Experience Required:

Previous experience working within Wholesale Banking or Asset Management, preferably with Compliance and Legal functions

Certifications in project management are advantageous (e.g. PMP)

Experience in workflow and automation tools is advantageous (eg. Alteryx, ServiceNow)

Experience in consulting would be particularly advantageous

Familiarity with different delivery methodologies (particularly Agile)

Familiarity with documentation tools (eg. Confluence, Visio)

Previous experience working on Operating Model and Digital Transformation projects

Previous experience leading cross-regional and cross-functional projects

Previous experience in process analysis and operating model design

Previous experience with project management and reporting tools

Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience

Ability to conduct key stakeholder and sponsor interactions with sensitivity and maturity

Ability to build strong partnerships with stakeholders (business owners and functional SMEs) of the programme

Ability to effectively escalate and resolve cross-regional stakeholder conflicts

Ability to develop impactful written presentations and participate effectively in meetings with senior staff

Ability to work under limited supervision ('self-starter') in unstructured environments

Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered

High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure

About Nomura

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.

Should this role resonate with you and your experience, please reach out to Kiara Ramlakan on
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