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Operational Risk Management - Human Resources


Join our dynamic team and support the implementation, execution and improvement of key operational risk processes in our Human Resources Division.

You’ll join our team as a Business Operational Risk Manager to support our Human Resources Division. Based in the global head office in Sydney, you will ensure Operational Risk is appropriately addressed and managed within Human Resources in line with Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management framework. Additionally, you will facilitate the continued improvement in operational risk awareness and culture within Human Resources and more broadly for our Corporate Operations Group.

You will be responsible for identifying operational issues and control breakdowns through the Risk & Control Self Assessment, proactive control assurance and thorough incident investigation and reporting. You will highlight any control issues to management and work collaboratively with your team on appropriate responses.  You will also help facilitate risk workshops and training, as well as participate in reviews of Group wide policies and procedures. You will undertake analysis and reporting of risk information to important internal Forums and Committees, presenting clear and concise findings to the participants.

You will have experience working within operational risk management or risk assurance in the financial services sector either in house or in a professional services environment. Alternatively, you may have experience within Human Resources with an understanding of the employee lifecycle. You will receive the necessary training on the operational risk framework to set you up for success in this role. Your strong problem-solving skills, ability to think laterally, grasp abstract concepts and navigate complex situations are essential in this role. 

Your excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential for you to initiate and lead conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues regarding anticipated and emerging issues. You will be comfortable working within a dynamic, fast paced environment and with a broad range of stakeholders.

If you’re ready for a new challenge within a rewarding and diverse environment, apply online today. 

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About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Human Resources, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. The Corporate Operations Group’s purpose is to power the entrepreneurial enterprise. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

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 recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

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, investment banking and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-955603
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Risk Management
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: COG Central
Recruiter: Sophie Jones
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