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Operational Risk & Governance - Assurance Senior Manager


Are you an experienced Senior Risk Manager looking to broaden your career into operational risk and the uplift of Assurance at Macquarie 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager to join a rewarding, innovative and dynamic role in the Group Assurance team within the Operational Risk & Governance Division.  

As a Senior Manager, you will lead the development of the Operational Risk & Governance division’s Assurance’s strategic initiatives, working closely with global stakeholders and senior management across the Three Lines of Defence.  

In this role, you will build the governance model for Assurance at Macquarie, establish an Assurance Centre of Excellence, and develop a data & innovation strategy.  

We are looking for experience in Operational Risk, Internal and/or External Audit gained within an international financial institution and/or professional services firm, and hands on experience with innovative Assurance tooling including GRC systems and data analytics.  

You will demonstrate tenacity, agility, and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment.  

You will be a lateral thinker and confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as having the ability to initiate and lead conversations regarding anticipated and emerging challenges.  

Your strong project management and organisational skills will enable you to support the team to deliver key strategic initiatives, identify dependencies and deliver outcomes to time and quality standards. Attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, present new ideas and work both independently as well as collaboratively within will be essential in this position.   

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you, please apply via the link below. 

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 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.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements 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 17,000+ 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-963544
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Bonnie Hood
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