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Operational Risk – Global Lead – Macquarie Capital

New York

Join our Risk Management Group Operational Risk team and engage with the Macquarie Capital business; whose service offerings include corporate advisory, principal investing and financing, debt and equity capital markets and equities brokerage and research. In this role you will have the opportunity to apply your risk leadership skills and financial services experience to implement and further develop our Operational Risk strategy across the global portfolio. 

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

Leading a team of risk experts, you will continuously ensure efficient and effective risk management practices and pragmatic risk outcomes, and proactively identify emerging risk themes and strategic risk initiatives. You will work closely with senior business and risk management leaders across the group and be responsible for the continual refinement and implementation of the Operational Risk Management Framework. Reviewing and evaluating new business and change initiatives, you will ensure that key operational risks are identified and managed and will challenge the scope and outcome of business risk reporting, targeted assessments, significant incidents, key risk indicators, projects, and assurance activities.  Additionally, you will serve as the Americas Regional Lead for RMG Operational Risk and help to drive the Operational Risk Management agenda with senior stakeholders in region, which will encompass ad hoc engagement with local regulators, presentations at regional forums and assisting Americas Operational Risk team members on strategic matters.

Salary range for this position: $270 – 370k /Year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award.

What you offer

  • Senior risk leader with demonstrated experience in Operational Risk or complimentary disciplines such as compliance, from within a dynamic international financial institution.
  • Ability to demonstrate a solid working knowledge of designing and implementing non-financial risk management frameworks.
  • Strong commercial acumen with an analytical mindset to make sound recommendations on operational risk issues.
  • Prior leadership experience and the ability to effectively build relationships and influence stakeholders locally and globally, seeking positive outcomes and diversity of thought.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. 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 color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

About the Risk Management Group

In our Risk Management Group, you will be part of an independent, and centralized function, responsible for independent and objective review and challenge, oversight, monitoring and reporting in relation to Macquarie’s material risks. Our divisions include behavioral risk, compliance, credit, financial crime risk, internal audit, market risk, operational risk and governance, prudential risk, and Risk Management Group central.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop 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.

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 www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: RMG-975966
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk
Recruiter: Stewart Mitchell
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