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Junior Governance Professional

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The Global Governance team within Macquarie’s Legal and Governance Group supports Macquarie subsidiaries and nominee directors, providing advice on corporate governance, company law and internal policies.

This is 12-month contract.

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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With global remit, you will contribute to the continuous improvement of our subsidiary governance policy and support the interpretation and application of policy and associated standards. You will support and drive the implementation of intragroup agreements and practices. In addition, the development of training for governance teams and other stakeholders. This role will also see you focus on the uplift of our governance self-service portal.

What you offer

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  • 3+ years’ of experience in a similar role, with strong knowledge in company secretarial and corporate governance
  • Currently hold or working towards a qualification as a lawyer or governance professional which may include a diploma from Governance Institute of Australia or Chartered Governance Institute
  • Strong written and verbal communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and navigate conflicting requirements to effectively manage and deliver results
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement focus, with a keen interest in emerging governance developments.

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 the Legal Governance Group

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In our Legal and Governance Group you will be part of a global, dynamic and independent group of lawyers, governance professionals and technical specialists that protect and represent the interests of Macquarie, our businesses and our people. Our teams are at the forefront of Macquarie, undertaking cutting edge legal and governance work to support business outcomes.


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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 up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

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. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.