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Technology Risk Director

Apply now Job no: RMG-943440
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk
Recruiter: Thomas Rogers

Excellent opportunity for a dynamic leader with expertise in technology risk to join our Global Operational Risk team based here in Sydney CBD.

The role will see you provide information risk management and IT security expertise to senior management in the business. You will provide guidance and continuously challenge the standards by undertaking risk analysis, reviewing policies, best practice, incident response, and process improvements.

You will have the opportunity to set and review Macquarie's IT risk management policies within the wider risk management framework and provide training and awareness on IT policies and practices. In addition, you’ll be involved with developing and overseeing the quality of risk strategies and tools to be used by the businesses to identify measure, monitor and control IT risks. This will include linkages to the operational risk self-assessment process, control assurance, incident reporting, key risk indicators, operational risk capital and bank-wide policies and procedures.

You’ll take responsibility for challenging senior management on the appropriateness of Macquarie's IT practices and tolerance for risk acceptance, and work with both business and technology teams to understand material risks associated with technology changes and approve initiatives.

The role will see you assess and report on Macquarie's IT risk profile and compliance with IT risk management policies and act as a source of advice and quality control on the assessment of IT risk management within the wider risk management framework. Whilst acting as an independent advisor to the business to; interpret and implement IT policies to achieve practical outcomes; judge the appropriateness of implicit and explicit risk acceptance decisions and assess the overall results of the remit.

You will bring with you a practical and commercial technical understanding of IT Risk Management in a similar role. You will also be able to display proven experience in a regulatory compliance, data privacy or similar environment and preferably the application of ITIL and COBIT within the financial services industries, managing global and complex risk frameworks.

You’ll also have a prior knowledge and a solid understanding of both IT application and IT infrastructure domains as well be a lateral thinker with problem solving, consulting skills and an ability to grasp abstract concepts/complex situations.

If you are comfortable interpreting and balancing commercial issues within the risk framework whilst utilising your strong existing network in the IT then we would love to hear from you.

If you have relevant experience coupled with excellent communication skills and the ability to initiate and lead conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues, please apply by following the link.

For more information, please visit www.macquarie.com/careers

Risk Management Group is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Credit, Prudential, Capital and Markets, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Compliance, Quantitative Applications and Internal Audit.

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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