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Risk in Change Manager/Senior Manager


The Risk in Change Manager/ Senior Manager role will join’s Macquarie’s Business Operational Risk Management team within our Finance Management Group, responsible for developing and implementing Macquarie’s Non-Financial Risk Management framework.

Macquarie’s Financial Management Group is undertaking a significant transformation of how we deliver our services to Macquarie. This is a key focus at Macquarie Group as we realise our purpose of empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

The Projects & Change team within Financial Management Group, deliver wide ranging initiatives in partnership with all divisions of Macquarie. These projects enable us to remain operationally efficient and meet ever-evolving regulatory demands. As part of the Business Operational Risk Management strategy, we are expanding our capability to support our divisions in delivering this transformation.

This role will see you responsible for providing dedicated support to the divisional teams within Financial Management Group as they execute their transformation programs.
You will work collaboratively with the Project Management Office, Operational Risk Management colleagues and Divisional teams to:

  • Assess the risk inherent in the transformation projects to deliver a robust control environment
  • Engender a culture of proactive risk identification
  • Provide advice to proactively identify and manage risk
  • Validate the design, implementation and operation of controls
  • Achieve successful Risk Management outcomes on complex agendas involving multi-year Transformation Programs, Regulatory Change and/or Data related projects
  • Embed Financial Management operational risk change team engagement framework within priority projects
  • Apply adequate risk consideration in the various project streams including the impacts of change on the end-to-end Value Chains defined for Financial Management Group
  • Assess, advise and challenge the optimal design of controls within the context of priority projects
  • Provide quality Risk advice and create artefacts to evidence active engagement of Risk Management in priority projects
  • Provide adhoc advice to FMG leaders and peers regarding Operational risk best practices within Projects and Change initiatives, interpretation and application of Group and Business Unit Policies and Frameworks
  • Provide training and guidance to uplift the capability within Financial Management Group on Risk in Change
  • Collaborate with Risk Management Group colleagues to actively contribute to Risk Management initiatives and frameworks development

To support our high performing culture and to be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Proven experience within Financial Services, Consulting/Professional services within Risk Management, Assurance or Change Management disciplines
  • Tertiary and/or Professional qualifications in any of the following - Finance, Economics, Law, Project Management or Technology
  • Outstanding capacity to deliver high quality results to deadline, with good attention to detail
  • Active listening and communicating skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders across Project Management Office, Operational Risk team, Risk Management, Data Office and Business divisions within Finance Management Group

What’s in it for you

  • Be a valued member of a team which will develop, refine and implement tools, training and guidance for teams within Financial Management Group to proactively manage the risks in material change
  • Have high visibility and exposure to senior stakeholders who are involved in Projects and Program Governance
  • Work with a supportive leader and collaborative team. As part of the Financial Management Group’s Business Operational Risk Management team, you will have access to develop through exposure and support from experienced leaders, peers and the wider Macquarie Business Operational Risk Management community

About the Financial Management Group
The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

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 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: FMG-965829
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Risk Management
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: FMG Central
Recruiter: Annaleise Hudson
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