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Product Governance Manager | Macquarie Asset Management


Become a key part of Macquarie Asset Management Public Investments business in Australia, in a newly created Product Governance Manager role. You will be a key member of the Sydney-based Central Product Support Team reporting to the Senior Manager, and work closely with product owners and other subject matter stakeholders across the business to deliver uplifts in governance and controls across Macquarie’s Australian funds platform. 

You will be the central regulatory and governance contact, focused on matters relating to regulatory change management, board governance, policy & process improvement, and a range of business initiatives.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Own and be the lead subject matter expert for discretionary and mandatory change projects, representing the investment business and collaborating to bring effective implementation of changes
  • In collaboration with our legal and compliance teams, identify regulatory and other product-related changes with an impact on the fund products, and ensure necessary analysis and actions
  • Own and manage the DDO governance and obligations for the business to ensure adherence to the product design process and the potential for fund amendments
  • Cover responsible entity board and committee reporting on fund governance matters (for example: terminations, product changes, regulatory change initiatives, project updates)
  • Be the key contact for directors on fund-related issues
  • Develop and maintain central product policies and procedures (for example: product development, terminations, changes)
  • Assist in developing a central static fund data repository for use across the business
  • Own the annual responsible entity due diligence processes for our investment managers
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders across functions with effective management of stakeholder expectations around project requirements and delivery timeframes

Key requirements / Qualifications (essential unless stated)

  • Good working knowledge of the asset management industry, preferably with knowledge of the role of product management and best-practice governance relating to the fund life cycle
  • Strong understanding of regulatory obligations and recent regulatory changes including RG97 and DDO would be viewed favourably
  • Must be delivery focused and demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate high attention to detail
  • Analytical skills and strong project management capabilities, with ability to effectively prioritise between multiple actions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion in assets globally, we provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, renewables, natural assets, real estate, and transportation finance.

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 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 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: MAM-970014
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Asset Management, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Projects, Improvements & Change
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: Public Investments
Recruiter: Dion Shaw
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