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Philippine / Manila Nomura Research Institute Singapore Pte. Ltd Manila Branch


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Offering research & management consultation services in fields of Public Assistance, Human Resource and Organization Development, and Industry / Market Analysis. Moreover it provides IT solutions with QAD enterprise resource planning IT solutions for global manufacturers.

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Established in 1997, NRI Singapore Manila branch has partnered with private companies from diverse industries and various government organizations.

Grounded on sound research, NRI Manila branch delivers consulting services in the areas of Public Assistance like Official Development Assistance projects, Human Resource and Organization Development, and Industry / Market Analysis. Its IT service group focuses on the delivery of QAD enterprise resource planning solutions for global manufacturers.

NRI Manila branch co-creates the future of its clients by delivering relevant and actionable solutions. Its consulting approach is guided by the beliefs in having collaborative relationships, an integrated outlook, and giving honest feedback.

Our strengths and focus areas are following,
-Human Resource and Organization Development:
Strategic Planning & Management, Culture Diagnosis, leadership development, Coaching, and HR Reform.
-Public Assistance:
Official Development Assistance (ODA projects), regional development, investment promotion, and trade promotion.
-Industry / Market Analysis:
Growth assessment, forecasting, and trend analysis in various industries such as finance, real estate, manufacturing, retail, and service.
-IT Solutions:
Supply chain analysis and QAD ERP implementation, customization, support, and maintenance.


Makiko “Maki” Takaoka
General Manager, Manila Branch:
Makiko “Maki” Takaoka

With over a decade of experience in leading individual to multiple projects on market analysis, ODA policy development, and human resource development, Maki is a prime fit in leading the growth of NRI Manila.

Having held progressive leadership roles in NRI Tokyo and in NRI Manila, Maki understands the cultural differences of global organizations operating in the ASEAN region. Leveraging on her experience, she offers insights to global clients on how to integrate its management practices to fit with the ASEAN’s culture.

Maki’s work experience is complemented with a master’s degree in Intercultural Studies from the Graduate School of Kobe University in Japan. She was also a fellow of the Japan Foundation Asian Center at the University of the Philippines, Department of Social Work and Community Development. She is also a certified professional co-active coach (CPCC).

Maki, when not at work, enjoys quality time with her husband and two children.


HR Consultant

- 5 to 7 years experience as a Total Rewards practitioner
- Significant experience in salary structure design and implementation
- Experience as an HR Business Partner is an advantage
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Sr. Business Analyst

- 3 to 5 years experience in industry/ market analysis
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Business Analyst

- fresh graduate, 1 to 2 years experience in industry/ market analysis
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- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Nomura Research Institute Singapore Pte. Ltd Manila Branch

27th Fl., Yuchengco Tower, RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala cor Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, 1200 Makati City, Philippines

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