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Senior Manager | Operational Risk - Global Markets
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Senior Manager | Operational Risk - Global Markets

Fantastic opportunity to join our Markets aligned Line 2 Risk team to support the uplift and monitoring of the Risk Frameworks related to Unauthorised Trading and Electronic Trading Risks.

The Markets aligned team operates globally to provide an independent and objective review of Line 1 uplift initiatives and monitors and reports on new and changing material risks, in particular unauthorised trading and electronic trading risks. Our team provides a cross-group view of risk to provide timely and impactful insights and learnings to our stakeholders.

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?

In this role, you will support the uplift and monitoring of the Risk Frameworks related to Unauthorised Trading and Electronic Trading Risks. You will be part of our experienced Line 2 Risk team and work collaboratively with Operational Risk and Line 1 business stakeholders to assist in formalising, implementing and maintaining frameworks, enhancing control environments and risk reporting, and performing oversight activities.

You will also support the implementation of strategic control transformation initiatives led by the Framework Lead and act as a catalyst for change on control design, risk measurement and analysis, evaluation and reporting of Unauthorised Trading and Electronic Trading risks.

What you offer

  • 4-6 years of Senior manager level experience in operational risk management
  • Internal or external audit experience, preferably gained within a capital markets business of an international financial institution and/or professional services firm
  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders from a Line 1 and 2 capacity
  • Strong risk management skills with experience in building/implementing frameworks and risk indicators
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability and confidence to participate in effective conversations articulating principles and requirements clearly and produce meaningful reports
  • Working knowledge of the regulatory environment and possess the commercial experience and analytical mindset to make sound recommendations on operational risk management practices

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.


  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Wellbeing and service bonus leave
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing

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.

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