Working at Nomura's London office

We work hard to make working at Nomura a positive and enjoyable experience. As well as offering a rewarding job and comprehensive benefits, we create an environment that feels secure, comfortable and open so you can thrive and get the most from your career. We do this in many different ways.

What Nomura can offer you 

We make sure everything you need is on-site

We have excellent facilities, including a health and fitness centre that helped us to become Britain's healthiest large workplace in 2016, 2017, and 2018. On-site we have:

  • A GP service, practice nurse and dental practice
  • A fitness centre, which includes a gym and a studio offering a variety of classes
  • Bike bays, showers and lockers for commuters
  • A restaurant offering a wide range of food, including a sushi-bar, coupled with a scenic view of the Thames
  • An essentials store that offers a dry cleaning service
We value learning and make time for it

We value learning and make time for it

Our business is built on knowledge and curiosity and we offer great opportunities for you to build leadership capabilities and develop key skills at every stage of your career.

The range of learning opportunities available is extensive, from online learning to programmes with external experts who build leadership and professional skills. We also offer sponsorship to study for professional qualifications.

Our commitment to diversity is reflected in our approach to learning, with women's programmes for every stage of your career and unconscious bias and inclusive leadership training for all levels.

An inclusive culture

Who we are looking for

We enjoy working - and having fun - as a team

Sports, arts and social activities are a great way for you to meet colleagues with similar interests. With many internal clubs, you're sure to find one you want to join or you can even start your own!

  • 11-a-side football club
  • 5-a-side football club
  • Karate Club
  • Chess club
  • Cricket club
  • Mixed tag rugby
  • Nets netball team
  • Table tennis club
  • Golf Club
  • Mixed Tennis Club
  • Nomura pool and snooker club
  • Rock Climbing club

Our sports range from netball to bouldering, arts activities include the popular Nomura Voices choir, and we also run social activities, such as the Japan Club for those with an interest in the country and its culture.

Who we are looking for

We care about communities and put our principles into practice

We believe that volunteering is time well spent and encourage you to get involved with the communities around our office during paid time. Our permanent employees are entitled to two working days each holiday year to volunteer to support charitable causes. Currently, 1,200 employees give over 4,000 hours of voluntary service during company hours.

Our Nomura Charitable Trust was established in 2009 as a way for employees to support disadvantaged young people in the local communities. We support them through grant allocations and employee engagement in the form of volunteering and other engagement initiatives, making a significant impact both internally and externally. So far we have achieved over £3.3million in grants, and our employees have donated over 48,000 hours of volunteering hours and supported thousands of young people across the UK.

We think a more diverse workplace is a better workplace

We think a more diverse workplace is a better workplace

Diversity is critical to our success as a firm. We strive to create an environment where every individual is valued, their talents are fully utilised and they have the opportunity to maximise their contribution to the firm. As such, our EMEA Senior Executives play a pivotal role in setting our diversity goals and priorities to ensure that people from every walk of life feel valued at Nomura. We also have four employee-driven networks to encourage networking and raise awareness:

  • ELF (Employee Life and Families)
  • Embrace (Promoting and celebrating racial, cultural diversity and inclusion in the workplace)
  • LGBTA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies)
  • WIN-GBN (Gender Balance)

Our networks are at the heart of key events such as International Women’s Day, LGBT Pride Month, Mental Health Week and religious festivals such as Diwali.

We are proud signatories of HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter, and we also work with a variety of external partners to make our workplace as diverse and open as possible.

We are proud signatories of the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter

We embrace flexibility at work

We embrace flexibility at work

We are committed to helping you achieve a positive work-life balance. We offer flexible options such as home working, part-time working and job sharing where the role makes it possible.

We're here to help support you through transitions in life

We're here to help support you through transitions in life

When your life changes whether according to plan or unexpectedly, we have a range of offerings to help manage your transition;

  • Parental Transitions Coaching
  • Antenatal and postnatal services
  • Emergency childcare and adult dependent care
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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One step closer to a successful career