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Project Senior Manager- Assurance and Audit


This is an excellent career opportunity for a Project Management professional looking to gain exposure across a broad range of change initiatives that span all business areas in which Macquarie operates.  We’re inviting innovative people with a passion for quality project delivery to join our team as Senior Manager.  

As the Global Project Assurance Lead your main tasks and responsibilities will be to:

  • Advance our project assurance framework and oversee the overall departmental portfolio of work on projects.
  • Lead global project assurance internal audit activities including project risk assessments, continuous monitoring over program delivery and audit support.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of key projects across business divisions and establish effective and professional relationships with Senior Management and project delivery teams.
  • Identify and communicate project management risk insights and drive positive change across the whole of Macquarie. 

You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Leverage AI driven technology and data analytics for project insights and risk identification.
  • Work with audit teams across a diverse project portfolio spanning operations delivering change through enterprise agile, construction, operational transformation, technology, data and regulatory change.
  • Develop and coach the Internal Audit team in the skills required to deliver high quality project assurance.

You will bring with you:

  • A strong background in project management leading or participating in complex initiatives, programs or projects and have a thorough understanding of the project risks and associated controls.
  • Knowledge and understanding of various project methodologies e.g. Enterprise Agile.
  • Excellent communication skills which include the ability to negotiate and influence where required and whilst also maintaining a strong sense of empathy and ability to engage a wide number of stakeholders from across the organisation.
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as an individual.
  • Experience in internal audit, project quality assurance or other risk-related roles will be an advantage.
  • Qualifications in project management, auditing, or related professional certifications will be beneficial but not essential.

Whilst the role is based in Sydney, you would be joining a global Internal Audit team. Travel may be required as our business units are also represented across the globe.

 If you possess relevant experience with strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high quality outcomes, please apply now.

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Risk Management Group is an independent, centralized 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.

The core to Macquarie's success is a unique philosophy and management approach. Our businesses combine entrepreneurial drive and robust risk management with deep industry and regional expertise.

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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.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: RMG-956880
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Projects, Improvements & Change, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Internal Audit
Recruiter: Heather Noto
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