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Business Operational Risk Manager - CGM - London

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Permanent - Full time, Senior
Job category
Risk Management
This is an exciting opportunity within Macquarie's Commodities & Global Markets (CGM) Operational Risk Management Team in London, supporting its growing business in EMEA. This desk works directly with the business to ensure the key operational risks are being effectively managed and monitored and to facilitate the continued improvement in processes, controls and operational risk awareness and culture across our businesses.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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As a subject matter expert, you will be required to partner with the trading desks and leverage your expertise to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the front to back processes and proactively managing the operational risks.  You would also be involved in providing advice on a broad range of risk matters, assessing new product and business initiatives, investigating incidents and testing effectiveness of controls.

What you offer

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  • 10+ years of commodity market experience in a trading or support roles, or in audit/assurance for trading businesses, including at least 5 years in a position related to scheduling/logistics for physical commodities (oil, metals, agriculture)
  • Have experience in managing staff and leading a high performing team
  • Have track record in driving consistent changes across global businesses
  • High achievement drive, with strong resilience and tenacity
  • An innovative mindset, strong relationship building, collaboration skills and commitment to integrity.
  • Knowledge in gas, power or environmental products would also be beneficial

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Commodities and Global Markets

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In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to a diverse client base.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include:
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary carers are eligible for minimum 20 weeks paid leave and minimum 6 weeks for secondary carer
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.