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Lead Business Operational Risk Manager

Primary office location
New York
Fixed term, Senior
Job category
Risk Management
Join us as the Lead Business Operational Risk Manager for Macquarie Asset Management to lead a team that provides operational risk guidance across Macquarie Asset Management and to the divisionally aligned Macquarie Asset Management risk teams to ensure the consistent implementation of a strong risk management framework and in support of Macquarie Asset Management business model.

This is a 12-month fixed term position.
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 the Lead Business Operational Risk Manager for Macquarie Asset Management you will be responsible for ensuring the Macquarie Asset Management Risk team manages non-financial risk in line with Macquarie Group policies and standards with a particular focus on defining risk tolerance and uplifting the design and operational effectiveness of critical controls and value chains in addition to overseeing Macquarie Asset Management's control assurance team and ensuring timely delivery of all testing and supporting reports.

Salary range for this position: $200,000 to $260,000 per year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award.

What you offer

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  • 12+ years of relevant experience in the financial services industry in a Risk related role
  • Experience in the global Asset Management industry
  • Strong understanding of business control environments and technology through prior risk management or equivalent roles
  • Strong team leadership and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to initiate conversations and clearly communicate with senior stakeholders, including external board members
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 Macquarie Asset Management

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In Macquarie Asset Management, you will join a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Join a team that is trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage billions in assets globally. We provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, green investments, natural assets, real estate, and asset finance.


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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 caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioural health network with counselling 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.