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Associate Director | Risk Culture Audit

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Maximum term, Senior
Job category
Risk Management
Join our Internal Audit Team based in Sydney and play a key role in delivering evidence-based behavioural insights that strengthen risk management across Macquarie.

This is a six month contract opportunity.

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 an Associate Director, you will lead and perform independent reviews of risk culture and behaviours, contribute to senior executive and board reporting and drive strategic enhancements to the risk culture program. You will guide and collaborate among an established team of risk culture experts and closely partner with the broader business-aligned Internal Audit teams. You will work closely with senior risk and business stakeholders to translate risk culture observations into practical impacts and actions. 

What you offer

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• Background in a Behavioural Science discipline, such as risk culture, organisational psychology or behavioural economics
• Experience in the Financial Services sector within consulting, Risk Management, Human Resources, Internal Audit or External Audit
• Prior experience leading and developing individuals, partnering with, and educating multi-disciplinary teams
• Ability to identify and exercise professional judgement on notable culture and behaviour observations from a range of data sources, including perceptions, people and risk data and documentation.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate behavioural insights for business leaders and influence stakeholders at all levels.

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 Risk Management Group

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In our Risk Management Group, you will be part of an independent, and centralised function, responsible for independent and objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to Macquarie’s material risks. Our divisions include Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Prudential Risk, and Risk Management Group Central.


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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.