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Senior Security Consultant (Supplier Assurance)


We have an exciting role based in our Sydney Office to join the supplier assurance team in our Identity and Cyber Security department.

You will bring your cyber security expertise to the supplier cyber assurance team, working with a broad stakeholder network across Macquarie to manage the suppliers’ cyber security risk under Macquarie’s Supplier Governance and Information Security framework. The role will require you to proactively drive the risk culture by provide the business with pragmatic, outcome-focused supplier cyber security advice to assist them to achieve business objectives, within the organisation's risk appetite.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Providing security advisory services to guide the business in meeting cyber security requirements within the organisation to onboard a new supplier.
  • Owning and operationalizing framework and processes used in cyber assessments of new and existing suppliers across Macquarie globally.
  • Working closely with external service providers to deliver supplier cyber assessments.
  • Performing quality reviews and control assurance of supplier cyber assessments.
  • Providing subject matter guidance to supplier relationship managers on addressing identified risks.
  • Driving continuous improvements across assessment methodology, process and tools to keep pace with constantly evolving threat landscape, regulatory requirements and business objectives.

Ideally, you will bring:

  • Knowledge of a broad range of cyber security subject matters.
  • Strong knowledge of security, risk, compliance, and control practices with firm experience in in assessing the security posture of suppliers / third Parties.
  • An understanding of relevant regulatory requirements, standards and frameworks such as: CPS-234, CSF, SOC 2 Type 2, NIST (various), ISO 27001, etc.
  • Risk-oriented mindset with attention to detail.
  • Ability to document security recommendations and trade-offs in a manner that is actionable, pragmatic, concise and in plain English.
  • Ability to work on simultaneous assessments with conflicting priorities and timeframes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives.

If you have a minimum 5 years of relevant cyber security/risk experience and are up for a challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Corporate Strategy & Solutions, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

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.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: COG-969913
Work type: Agency Worker
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Mid-senior, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Karen Lang
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