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Senior Associate – Project Governance and Change Risk – Risk Management Group


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Associate to join our Risk Management Group’s Operational Risk & Governance Division. You will primarily work on a high priority Program across all of Macquarie Group. The program is in the early stages so you will be involved in the mobilising, planning and execution of the program of work, supporting it’s delivery from end to end. So if you have a passion in driving meaningful change, this is the role for you.

About the Program and your role

You will be part of a program team with responsibility for collaboratively developing and implementing a group-wide risk framework, including the group-wide policy, minimum standards and associated supporting framework elements, to enable effective project and change management for all change types in Macquarie. You will support the development, rollout and then ongoing continuous improvement activities; including thematic reviews of change related issues, incidents, risk profiles and lessons learned.

As you will sit within the broader Enterprise Operational Risk team, you will also have the opportunity to gain exposure to a broad set of enterprise operational risks. The role of this broader team is to form an independent view of Macquarie’s operational risk profile and effect change in operational risk management and culture across the Macquarie Group. You will work with others in the team to support Line 2 oversight and support across our group-wide risk management policies.

You will have experience in at least one of; risk management, project management/governance, organisational change management and financial services.

The ideal candidate will have be a hands-on problem solver with strong analytical and communication skills.

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risks across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk & Governance, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 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-957579
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Junior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Bianca Jenkins
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