Product Owner


The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to a data governance framework, data policies, standards and practices, both at the team, business and group wide level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.

This person will serve as a point for escalation for BFS governance and data quality matters and will work closely with business and functional areas to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory requirements as well as support the strategic requirements of the overall  Product and Technology Data team for the Banking and Financial Services Group.

The Banking and Financial Services Group is the primary relationship manager for Macquarie Group’s retail client base. The group brings together Macquarie’s retail banking businesses and provides a diverse range of wealth management products and services to financial advisers, stockbrokers, mortgage brokers, professional service industries and retail clients. The group has a core portfolio of businesses across channels that are focused on client needs (banking clients, intermediated clients and Macquarie’s retail clients). These channels are supported by a broad product offering that includes:

  • Wealth management and private banking
  • Business banking
  • Personal Banking (Home Loans, Credit Cards and Transactional Banking)
  • Cash management services
  • Intermediary products including administrative & Platform services (Wrap)
  • Full-scale financial advice through to supporting the self-directed client

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • improvement, ownership and the application of the group wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data as per the group wide data management policies, standards, principles and processes
  • communicating the overall data governance and data quality approach and strategy to all levels of stakeholders in the organisation
  • embedding of the Data Governance framework within BFS, getting approval from the right stakeholders, ensuring resourcing, undertaking training and mentoring
  • serving as a liaison between business, functional and technology areas to ensure data related business requirements for managing critical data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood as part of Agile prioritisation and planning processes
  • facilitating the development and implementation of data quality standards and adoption requirements
  • establishing and monitor strategic execution for defining and governing data
  • overseeing the development of relevant and timely data quality metrics and manage remediation to demonstrate data under governance is meetings the requirements of the business and regulatory obligations
  • championing Agile behaviours and a learning mindset to consciously look for ways to improve and add client and business value.

Are you a Product Owner with several years’ experience in a major services organisation with large scale data or project management and oversight experience?

To be successful in this role we foresee you bringing your knowledge and experience working in an Agile environment, and knowledge of data governance practices and business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets.

The skills you’ll need to bring include:

  • knowledge of regulatory and risk data architecture and technology solutions
  • knowledge of Data Governance tools such as Collibra, Business Glossary, Informatica and Data frameworks such as DmBOK or equivalent.
  • demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication and cultural change
  • ability to manage and influence senior relationships across a wide business and operational stakeholder group
  • highly developed skills in prioritisation and alignment of deliverables with strategic outcomes
  • experience in developing people, skills in coaching and mentoring.

Please apply via the link below or contact Lucy Glover at lucy.glover@macquarie.com.

Banking and Financial Services comprises our retail banking and financial services businesses. The group operates predominantly in Australia and is organised into four business divisions: Personal Banking, Wealth Management, Business Banking and Macquarie Leasing. We provide personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle and equipment leasing products and services to retail customers, advisers, brokers, dealer groups and businesses.

Find out more about Macquarie careers at www.macquarie.com/careers

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.


The position will focus on establishing and ensuring adherence to a data governance framework, data policies, standards and practices, both at the team, business and group wide level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.

This person will serve as a point for escalation for BFS governance and data quality matters and will work closely with business and functional areas to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory requirements as well as support the strategic requirements of the overall  Product and Technology Data team for the Banking and Financial Services Group.

The Banking and Financial Services Group is the primary relationship manager for Macquarie Group’s retail client base. The group brings together Macquarie’s retail banking businesses and provides a diverse range of wealth management products and services to financial advisers, stockbrokers, mortgage brokers, professional service industries and retail clients. The group has a core portfolio of businesses across channels that are focused on client needs (banking clients, intermediated clients and Macquarie’s retail clients). These channels are supported by a broad product offering that includes:

  • Wealth management and private banking
  • Business banking
  • Personal Banking (Home Loans, Credit Cards and Transactional Banking)
  • Cash management services
  • Intermediary products including administrative & Platform services (Wrap)
  • Full-scale financial advice through to supporting the self-directed client

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • improvement, ownership and the application of the group wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data as per the group wide data management policies, standards, principles and processes
  • communicating the overall data governance and data quality approach and strategy to all levels of stakeholders in the organisation
  • embedding of the Data Governance framework within BFS, getting approval from the right stakeholders, ensuring resourcing, undertaking training and mentoring
  • serving as a liaison between business, functional and technology areas to ensure data related business requirements for managing critical data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood as part of Agile prioritisation and planning processes
  • facilitating the development and implementation of data quality standards and adoption requirements
  • establishing and monitor strategic execution for defining and governing data
  • overseeing the development of relevant and timely data quality metrics and manage remediation to demonstrate data under governance is meetings the requirements of the business and regulatory obligations
  • championing Agile behaviours and a learning mindset to consciously look for ways to improve and add client and business value.

Are you a Product Owner with several years’ experience in a major services organisation with large scale data or project management and oversight experience?

To be successful in this role we foresee you bringing your knowledge and experience working in an Agile environment, and knowledge of data governance practices and business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets.

The skills you’ll need to bring include:

  • knowledge of regulatory and risk data architecture and technology solutions
  • knowledge of Data Governance tools such as Collibra, Business Glossary, Informatica and Data frameworks such as DmBOK or equivalent.
  • demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication and cultural change
  • ability to manage and influence senior relationships across a wide business and operational stakeholder group
  • highly developed skills in prioritisation and alignment of deliverables with strategic outcomes
  • experience in developing people, skills in coaching and mentoring.

Please apply via the link below or contact Lucy Glover at lucy.glover@macquarie.com.

Banking and Financial Services comprises our retail banking and financial services businesses. The group operates predominantly in Australia and is organised into four business divisions: Personal Banking, Wealth Management, Business Banking and Macquarie Leasing. We provide personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle and equipment leasing products and services to retail customers, advisers, brokers, dealer groups and businesses.

Find out more about Macquarie careers at www.macquarie.com/careers

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.

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