Credit Risk IRB BA (6 Month Contract)

Company/ Firm Name



London, UK

Published Date

16 February 2022

About the job:


The Risk Management Department at Nomura is broadly organised according to the main risk classes; Credit Risk Management, Market Risk Management, Operational Risk Management and New Products/Business.


  • Ensure adherence to project governance and control processes around project delivery

  • Support development of well-defined project plan and effective tracking of achievements, issues and project deliverables

  • Timely reporting of project status, issues, risks to various management team and governance forum as appropriate

  • Leverage strong foundation of various market risk concepts to manage delivery of business mandatory market risk related changes

  • Good communication skills and understanding of key Market risk business processes to support presentation of complex topics to senior management.

  • Interprets the regulatory requirements in conjunction with various Market risk stakeholders to manage scoping of business requirements and delivery

  • Act as business gate keeper, control issues being raised to IT and work with the business to ensure issues are raised appropriately and are fully understood/agreed globally.

  • Works with lead BAs to assists IT teams with an understanding of requirements and functional requirements specification.

  • Good team player who would be required to work closely with the global business, IT, BAs, QA and development team throughout project lifecycle.

  • Work with lead PMs to organise and prioritise work for the global team within deadlines set and escalate as required.


  • Equivalent work experience of 6+ years ideally in Market Risk management as a Business analyst or Business user or Project manager with strong interest in developing as a project manager

  • Knowledge of key risk metrics (e.g. VaR, IRC, FRTB ) and other market risk methodologies.

  • Experience in FRTB SA or IMA implementation would be advantageous

  • Experience of business partner management, presentation and good written & verbal communication skills

  • Exposure to various Devop tools (e.g. Confluence, JIRA) to manage project deliverables

  • Prior experience in market risk system implementations and involvement in regulatory projects.

  • Exposure to market risk systems, data and processes involved in generating market risk regulatory capital.

  • High level understanding project management concepts and approach

  • Track record of managing requirements, delivery and testing in a fast paced environment

  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness of delivery.

  • Some experience in defining Testing approach, test plan and test co-ordination.

  • Proven experience facilitating the elicitation of requirements from end users and translating them to user, functional and non-functional requirements for Development Teams. Work with development teams (IT) to clarify that design meets requirements.

  • Detailed knowledge of all Microsoft Office products, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point & Visio

Only successful candidates will be contacted