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Project Manager - Risk

Melbourne, Sydney

Utilise your project management skills and join a growing and specialised team, focused on delivering Financial Risk projects within our Risk Management Group. This is an exciting career opportunity that will allow you to develop expertise in the Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk division.

You will join a project delivery team tasked with supporting the Market Risk, Credit Risk and Aggregate Risk client divisions with achieving their ambitious change agenda. The Financial Risk project team comprises project professionals with varied experience who focus on multiple complex initiatives delivering significant change due to regulatory and / or internal drivers for change. The role offers a great career path for an organised mind with a deep interest and curiosity in Financial Market Regulation and Financial Risk management across the group.

With prior experience as a Project Manager you will bring with you an ability to plan and execute projects efficiently and successfully, ensuring requirements are met and benefits realised, driving key outcomes as agreed with your business stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Project management of large or multiple projects at various stages of the project lifecycle (from initiation to implementation)
  • Managing key stakeholder relationships across the entire Macquarie Group and leading engagement on project management activities including workshops and working groups
  • Developing, communicating, and managing project materials, including plans / roadmaps, identifying key project activities and resource needs
  • Working closely with the Portfolio Lead in tracking and managing the wider portfolio of projects in this space including status and budgets
  • Using your risk mindset to identify, communicate and manage project risks

You will bring with you:

  • An interest and understanding of work required in the financial risk domain, if not direct experience
  • A proven track record of taking accountability and delivering complex projects to a high-quality standard & tight schedule
  • Previous experience in Agile and Waterfall ways of working
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders and manage expectations
  • Experience in delivering projects through geographically dispersed teams and external resources is desirable
  • Previous experience in a financial institution with exposure to change initiatives in the risk domain is highly desirable

If this sounds like you please apply today 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, 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-962596
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Projects, Improvements & Change, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: RAAR
Recruiter: Bianca Jenkins
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