Business Operational Risk Frameworks Advisor/Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Macquarie Capital division. As part of the first line of defence, our team ensures that Operational Risk is managed effectively in line with our Operational Risk Management Framework and associated policies.

Located in Sydney, you will report into our Global Operational Risk Framework and Reporting Lead. Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing Operational Risk reporting to Senior Management forums (both Business-aligned and Legal Entity)
  • Operating as the global Equities quality assurance contact for incident reviews, issue management processes, control assurance and our Risk System
  • Coordinating the Global Risk & Control Self-Assessment for the Equities business and providing input to the Global Macquarie Capital process
  • Developing and implementing Macquarie Capital’s global risk management framework
  • Oversighting the implementation of Macquarie Capital’s Consequence Management Framework
  • Advising on the application of Operational Risk policies and procedures

To be successful in this role you will need a critical eye for detail, and strong interpersonal and communication skills. You will have 3-5+ years of previous experience in operational risk, or a related risk role, and be able to demonstrate sound judgement in managing risk and frameworks. As a confident and resilient individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, you will be able to work autonomously to prepare high quality deliverables. An understanding of an Equities Trading environment would be highly valued.

If you’re ready to join a global organisation and take your career to the next level, apply now online.

Find out more about Macquarie at

We’ve been active in equities markets for more than 25 years, building on our Australian heritage to become an Asia-Pacific specialist. We’ve built on our local experience, access and market intelligence to service global institutional clients with market-leading Asia-Pacific research, sales and execution, and provide Asia-Pacific corporates with access to global markets.

Our Equities business sits within Macquarie Capital, which you can learn more about below.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.


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.