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Business Development Strategist, Commodities and Global Markets

New York

Our Central Strategy team is looking for a Senior Business Strategist to play a key part in developing and driving new initiatives across the Commodities and Global Markets group in the Americas.   

In this role, you will partner with our divisional leaders in our Commodities Markets, Fixed Income and Currencies, Credit Markets, Futures, and Specialized Asset Finance businesses to explore unrealized opportunities. You will present business plans for new initiatives, investment proposals for equity investments, sector analysis for new growth opportunities, modeling of specific debt and equity investments and project management of new business initiatives with credit, financing, market risk, compliance, and other key stake holders.

You’ll offer strategic advice and apply fact-based analytic and project management disciplines to simplify and solve complex and ambiguous problems across a diverse group of areas including but not limited to cross-commodities (financial and physical), Environmental and Social Governance (ESG), energy transition, agriculture transition, asset finance (telecom, semiconductors, machinery etc.), foreign exchange and rates including emerging markets and lending across all our areas of focus.   

Whether helping our clients in their energy or agricultural transition, finance needed telecom, semiconductor or machinery assets that power our communities or innovative finance solutions that expand business opportunity in an emerging market, the strategic advice you provide will empower people to innovate and invest for a better future.

This may include equity investment opportunities, the expansion of our cross-group Platinum client initiative, expansion of our businesses in Latin America, as well as direct involvement in and potential project management of specific transactions.

In order to be successful, you will have managing consulting skills and experience working on consulting engagements in the areas of strategic development, revenue enhancement and operational efficiency as well as experience working directly with senior client stakeholders. You should excel in dynamic and fast-paced environments and must have a proven track record in structured problem solving.


  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic results
  • MBA preferred
  • Approximately 5 years + work experience at a top management consulting firm or similar 
  • Financial Service experiences – preferred not required
  • Experience in/experience with Commodity markets – preferred not required

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our COVID-19 policy

In line with local regulations, all Macquarie employees in New York are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel in New York City, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. Outside of New York, proof of vaccination is not required to attend a Macquarie office, travel for business, or attend an external business event.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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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: CGM-960858
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Senior, Mid-senior, Business Development & Sales, Capital Markets, Commodities, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Strategy & Change
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Central
Recruiter: Ellen Fahey
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