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Project Manager - Operations Risk & Governance


As an experienced Project Manager, this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing and highly specialised project team, to deliver strategic change within Operations Risk & Governance.

Sitting within the Risk Management Group, you will join the Risk Enterprise Services Projects & Change team, responsible for governance of the Risk Management Group-wide project portfolio and delivery of key risk projects.

What impact will you have?

Joining as a Senior Manager, your primary responsibility will be to lead the project management of initiatives from initiation to delivery.  This will require you to collaborate with colleagues across Risk, Business Units, Support areas and technology to deliver strategic solutions that deliver towards the Operations Risk and Governance target operating model.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Planning, organising, leading, and evaluating the activities of the project teams
  • Driving the accomplishment of all objectives and goals while maintaining the quality of project deliverables within the scheduled time frame.
  • Preparing and presenting governance committee packs
  • Maintain an open dialogue with global stakeholders with regular reporting of progress to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Identifying, communicating and managing both dependencies and risks to delivery

What skills will you use?

To be successful in this role you will bring with you proven experience as a Senior Business Project Manager, with delivery experience across Operational Risk, Risk Governance and Non-Financial Risk domains of a financial institution.  Other skills and experience will include:

  • Delivered Policies and Standards with the proven ability to convert the strategy into business specific controls, process, and technology
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to build effective relationships in a geographically dispersed team with global stakeholders
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and ability to flex and adapt your approach based on the initiative and stakeholder base

If this sounds like you, please apply today via the link or reach out to Maddy Wilson to learn more at

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 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: RMG-962198
Work type: Agency Worker, Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Projects, Improvements & Change, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Bianca Jenkins
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