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Operational Risk Manager

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Permanent - Full time,
Join our global Operational Risk Team based in Sydney and support the uplift of our risk management framework through non-financial risk transformation projects relating to risk and control self-assessment, process management, integrated assurance, material risk-type governance and enhancements to supporting systems.
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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In our Operational Risk team, your role as the Manager will be to identify and propose improvement opportunities which will inform the design of Macquarie’s risk management frameworks through building strong relationships with the business and leading conversations regarding anticipated and emerging issues.

You will develop subject matter expertise across risk assessments, control management, assurance, issues and incident management to provide effective oversight over our frameworks and practices. You will be in a dedicated team who work closely with business leaders and their teams to provide support to uplift risk management practices across the organisation.

What you offer

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  • Experience in risk management within a financial institution and/or professional services firm
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage with a diverse set of stakeholders and build effective working relationships
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • A positive and constructive approach to problem solving, with the ability to multitask, present new ideas and work both independently and collaboratively.

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.