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Manager/Senior Manager, Operational Risk Frameworks


Are you an experienced Risk Manager / Senior Risk Manager looking to broaden your career into Operational Risk and the uplift of risk management practices at Macquarie?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager / Senior Manager to join a rewarding, innovative and dynamic role in the Operational Risk Frameworks team within the Operational Risk & Governance Division.

The Operational Risk & Governance Division provides the guardrails for effective risk management. We provide guidance to the business to support the management of their material risks, and deliver oversight, assurance, challenge, and insights on Macquarie’s risk profile.​

As a Manager / Senior Manager, you will lead the delivery of ORG ORF’s strategic initiatives, working closely with global stakeholders and senior management across the Three Lines of Defence.

In this role, you will:

  • Govern Macquarie’s Operational Risk Frameworks, leading Operational Risk Management strategic initiatives and organisational embedment.
  • Leverage your subject matter expertise in Risk, Control Management and Assurance to support organisational uplift.
  • Engage with business leaders and risk management peers regarding heightened and emerging Risks and areas of focus.
  • Independently drive outcomes, leading a dedicated, high-performing and hard-working team.

You will have experience in Operational Risk, Internal and/or External Audit gained within an international financial institution and/or professional services firm. Your hands on experience with GRC systems and data analytics, partnered with your strong communication skills; ability to influence a diverse set of stakeholders and build effective working relationships, as well as your project management and organisational skills to prioritise and deliver key strategic initiatives, identify dependencies and deliver outcomes to time and quality standards will be vital in this role.

You will have tenacity, agility, and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment

Attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, present new ideas and work both independently as well as collaboratively, a positive and constructive approach to problem solving and a mindset of continuous improvement where you consider opportunities to improve the way we work, in a constructive and insightful manner will be essential in this role.

About the Risk Management Group

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

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment 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, equity 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 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 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.

Find out more at

Job no: RMG-965336
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Mid-senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Bonnie Hood
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