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Digital Business Associate/Analyst

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Published Date

18 March 2022

About the job:

Department overview:

Wholesale Digital Office (‘WDO’) team has responsibility for identifying and executing new technology-led revenue opportunities across the bank’s trading, capital markets and investment banking businesses. The WDO is a global team of technology practitioners and big thinkers who bring to life the opportunities presented by digital assets / cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, digital banking and ESG digital services to name a few.

Key objectives critical to success:

We are hiring for a Digital Assets Analyst or Associate as a permanent, full-time employee based in London or Zurich. You will work as a generalist across all of the WDO’s projects in Digital Assets and will have the opportunity to specialise in specific projects and technologies as your skills evolve. You’ll work closely with our portfolio companies as well as teams across Nomura including Global Markets trading desks, Investment Banking, Corporate functions, etc.

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Experience in early stage investment due-diligence, financial modelling and/or market research in Digital Assets

  • Ability to work with relevant internal business stakeholders and control functions to drive through digital asset work streams and strategic investment

  • Self-starter and passionate about emerging digital asset space with proven depth of working knowledge and/or experience

  • 1- 3 years’ experience in strategy and execution in one or more of our focus areas:

  • Digital Assets & cryptocurrencies – crypto, stable coins, NFTs, STO, tokenised securities and the surrounding ecosystem (including DeFi, staking, data) including the evolving regulatory framework

  • Traditional Finance – Global Markets trading, structuring, research & strategy.

  • ESG – environmentally sustainable and socially responsible financial investment, products, ratings and trading.

You have outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievement, and can withstand the rigors of a rapidly changing, demanding and rewarding environment. You will be confident and comfortable working with an experienced team of senior leaders across the Wholesale Digital office, business heads and Nomura’s global executive leadership team.

Nomura competencies:

Trusted Partner

  • Understand clients’ needs and issues, and respond with high-quality proposals

  • Acquire capabilities to perform one’s responsibilities and contribute to being a Trusted Partner

Entrepreneurial leadership

  • Produce new ideas that might challenge the status-quo or oneself


  • Ability to work well with-in a lean team environment and multiple projects


  • Seek advice from senior colleagues and utilize it for improved results

  • Collaborate with members from relevant departments


  • Contribute to the success of the organization both quantitatively and qualitatively, and act with awareness of the impact on others

  • Serve as role model and provide guidance to junior employees


  • Have a good understanding of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance, risk management, and code of conduct, and make decisions and take actions accordingly

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.

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