Manager| Business Operational Risk Manager

  • Do you have an interest in Risk Management and Business Improvement?
  • Do you want to work with the business in order to improve processes and minimize risk?

We are currently seeking to appoint a Business Operational Risk Manager (BORM) to support our Market Operations Division (MOD). Based in the global head office in Sydney, reporting into the Head of Operational Risk ANZ and APAC you will ensure Operational Risk is appropriately addressed and managed within Market Operations in line with Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management framework and associated policies, and facilitate the continued improvement in operational risk awareness and culture within Market Operations.

Working closely with senior management and team members within BORM and MOD globally, key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing Operational Risk Management as it relates to MOD:
  • execution and monitoring of risk management practices, operational issues and control breakdowns in MOD.
  • collation, analysis and reporting of a variety of risk information on a routine and exception basis for MOD globally, and review and implement group-wide and divisional policies and procedures.

Key elements of the framework to support:

  • facilitate Operational Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA)
  • assurance of the critical controls in MOD
  • incident reporting including investigation, recording, reporting and analysis, action management and escalation
  • conducting operational risk workshops and training
  • liaising with internal and external audit, and providing action planning advice to MOD 
  • reviewing new business approvals and proposals.

To be successful in this role you will enjoy applying your intellect to challenge the status quo and you will possess:

  • a tertiary degree in Finance or a related area. Relevant postgraduate degrees or professional qualifications (CA, CFA, CPA) are desirable
  • the ability to think laterally with strong problem solving skills and an ability to grasp abstract concepts and complex situations
  • excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to initiate and lead conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues regarding anticipated and emerging issues
  • operational risk, internal or external audit experience gained within a dynamic international financial institution or professional services firm
  • the ability to influence outcomes
  • tenacity, agility and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment.

If you are looking for a new role where you can make a difference then please apply today using the links below, for further information please contact Laura Cooper,

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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