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Chief Risk Officer (PCF14)


Lead Risk Management across our European Global Markets business based in our newly established Dublin office.  

We’re looking for a Risk expert with a broad skillset to provide second line oversight and management across all aspects of risk in MBE, responsible for risk oversight including credit risk, market risk, operational risk, prudential matters including regulatory policy, adequacy of capital and liquidity risk.

The role will involve daily interaction with lending and trading teams to challenge and approve new business opportunities in conjunction with first line approvers, supported by a team of local, dedicated risk analysts. You will also be responsible for the oversight and design of MBE’s Risk Management Framework, which includes owning the Risk Taxonomy and Risk Appetite Framework and will report into the Board’s Risk Committee on the adequacy and effectiveness of the risk management policies and procedures used across the entity. Key to this will be providing ongoing regular reporting of key appetite metrics to the Board and senior management. You will also be jointly responsible, with the CFO, for developing and maintaining the ICAAP and Recovery Plan documents and for designing and overseeing the internal processes regarding their governance and compliance with CRD IV / CRR.  

This role presents an opportunity to join our growing business as a Director and part of the Senior Management team. You will also be the Chair of the bank’s Credit Committee and Asset & Liability Committee. You will bring an expert knowledge of market, operational and credit risk, gained in a comparable trading environment and detailed knowledge of the regulatory landscape.  Knowledge of Commodities would be particularly useful.

If you would like to be a part of our ongoing and exciting journey, please apply now.

About the Risk Management Group

Risk Management Group is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Credit; Prudential, Capital and Markets; Market Risk; Operational Risk; Compliance; Quantitative Applications; and Internal Audit.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

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.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.



About Macquarie

The best investment you can make is in yourself.

Whether you’re looking to take on a new project; progress within your division; explore an opportunity in a different team; or relocate globally – we let our people decide which direction they want to take.

At Macquarie we uncover the opportunities others may miss. Our culture promotes innovation, balanced with robust risk management, to realise opportunity for our clients, community, shareholders and our people.

Macquarie is a diversified global financial group providing clients with asset management, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Headquartered in Sydney and with offices in 31 markets, it is the breadth of our operations, combined with a strong capital position and risk management framework, that has contributed to our 51-year record of unbroken profitability.

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Job no: RMG-952925
Work type: Full time
Location: Dublin
Category: Senior, Capital Markets, Risk Management, Trading
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Credit
Recruiter: Matt Percy
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