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Business Operational Risk Manager, Macquarie Capital, Asia

Apply now Job no: MacCap-935802
Work type: Full time
Location: Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Macquarie Capital
Recruiter: Miki Mulchandani

Macquarie Capital provides advisory and capital raising services to corporate and government clients involved in public mergers and acquisitions, private treaty acquisitions and divestments, debt and equity fund raising and corporate restructuring. It also undertakes principal investing activities globally in support of its client activities.

Advisory activities are divided into industry groups, reflecting key areas of expertise. With staff in 37 offices across 22 locations, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

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Work side-by-side with deal teams to ensure operational risk is appropriately addressed and managed within the Macquarie Capital ("MacCap") business globally. Macquarie Capital is a truly global business with staff in 37 offices across 22 locations. The teams work on some of the largest and most high-profile transactions providing you with broad exposure, variety and the opportunity to apply your expertise in a truly commercial context.

Reporting directly to the global lead BORM, your understanding of operational risk management will help you develop successful operational risk frameworks, drive a strong risk management culture and provide expert advice to senior leaders and teams across the regions. Based in South Korea or Japan, you will interact with the regional Macquarie Capital senior management team as well as with Macquarie’s broader Risk Management group on a regular basis.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • execution and monitoring of risk management practices, investigation of operational issues and control breakdowns in MacCap
  • design and complete control assurance testing on critical controls and present result to senior management
  • providing risk guidance on various business projects and ensuring appropriate frameworks are in place to manage project and business risks
  • assessing new product and business opportunities for operational risks, providing guidance on the approval of these activities, and ensuring post completion conditions to approval are implemented effectively
  • implementing operational risk frameworks and a strong risk management culture providing expert operational risk advice
  • assisting businesses in the scoping and deployment of significant business enhancements, such as new system implementations, to ensure operational risks have been considered and mitigated
  • proactively identifying operational risks and assessing the adequacy of controls to manage such risks, including recommending enhanced or additional controls
  • design and complete control assurance testing on critical controls and present result to senior management
  • partnering with all areas of the business to ensure they clearly understand their role in relation to effective operational risk management and conducting training and education as appropriate
  • engaging with stakeholders in the Risk Management Group (RMG), in particular members of the RMG Operational Risk and RMG Compliance teams
  • working with support areas such as operations, finance, settlements, risk management and technology in ensuring a high level of control is maintained

About you:

  • You will have previous experience (6+ years) in an operational risk management environment or related role, e.g. internal audit
  • have the ability to contribute to conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues regarding anticipated and emerging issues
  • demonstrate ability to independently analyse complex processes/ issues and write/ present clear and concise reports
  • be numerate, able to problem solve and drive issues through to completion
  • display a professional work approach, work independently, be highly visible and provide transparency of process to clients and the team
  • possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and display initiative to lead discussions with operational staff at all levels, business leaders and risk management colleagues
  • possess detailed knowledge of control processes and best practice in relevant controls

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.

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