Compliance Associate

Company/ Firm Name



London, UK

Published Date

24 March 2022

About the job:

Job title: Training administrator, EMEA Compliance Training

Department: Compliance

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

Department overview:

Nomura’s EMEA Legal, Compliance & Controls (LCC) department works to offer advice, guidance and oversight to the business on all matters related to regulatory compliance in the region. The team works very closely with all departments across the firm and with other LCC teams in Nomura globally to offer consistent advice and solutions in a rapidly changing and evolving regulatory environment.

The EMEA Compliance Training team is responsible for ensuring LCC training is issued to the correct audience across EMEA (and sometimes cross border) to an agreed schedule and that that training is correctly tracked and logged. Relevant reporting is on training is another key part of the team’s role.

The work of the Training Administrator includes:

  • Supporting the EMEA Compliance Training Manager in the administration of the rollout of Compliance training

  • Liaising with internal teams to organise the scheduling of training

  • Working with the Learning Management System to assign courses and generating reports

  • Managing a busy team mailbox and responding to queries in a timely manner

  • Setting up training sessions and sending out invitations via Outlook

  • Requesting or generating detailed training reports

  • Collating and reviewing monthly management information

  • Suggesting and helping with the implementation of enhancements and process remediation

  • Tracking training completion and escalating issues

  • Initiating controls designed to help ensure staff complete mandatory training

Key objectives critical to success:

  • Ability to balance multiple conflicting demands

  • Ability to prioritise tasks according to the needs of the team

  • Strong analytical, written and communication skills

  • Ability to work with and engage with staff at all levels

  • Ability to adapt quickly to internal and external change

  • Ability to analyse processes and procedures, identifying, proposing and implementing enhancements

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:


  • Demonstrable administrative skills, preferably in a training team environment

  • Previous experience working with a Learning Management System, preferably SuccessFactors

  • Strong inter-personal and organisational skills;

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work to multiple deadlines;

  • Strong Excel and Outlook experience;

  • MS Word experience;

  • Excellent attention to detail;

  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt quickly to changing demands of the role.


  • Experience within a Compliance, Operational Risk, Internal Audit or HR environment and with experience of working in a training team.

Nomura competencies

Trusted Partner

  • Understand clients’ needs and issues, and provide solutions utilizing Nomura Group company’s resources, earn the clients’ trust

  • Acquire a wide range of knowledge as an employee of Nomura, instead of focusing only on one’s own area of expertise; play a part in improving the company’s services level and corporate value

Entrepreneurial leadership

  • Take on new challenges for improvement and cultivate a corporate culture of challenge by driving change in business operations



  • Ensure views are not biased, accept different opinions and perspectives, and collaborate with other members to create common values


  • Provide appropriate guidance to others and act in a manner that places emphasis on the performance and growth of the organization


  • Improve further the understanding and awareness of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance risk management, and code of conduct, and make decisions and take actions from a management position

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

Diversity & Inclusion

Nomura is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.

We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments due to a disability or long-term health condition, please do not hesitate to contact us.