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Financial Risk Projects – Project Management Officer


We have an exciting career opportunity for a Program Management Officer to join our growing team focused on delivering Financial Risk projects within our Risk Management Group.  

We are a project delivery team tasked with supporting our client divisions being Market Risk, Credit Risk and Aggregate Risk and are growing our team to meet an ambitious change agenda. Our persistent internal project team is comprised of project professionals who focus on complex middle office initiatives such Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), APRA regulation changes like APS117, APS220 & APS221 or implementing strategic change to key processes and platforms used to measure and manage risk. The role offers a great career path for an organised mind with an interest and curiosity in Financial Markets and Financial Risk across the group. 

With prior experience in the field of Project, Program or Portfolio Management, you will work very closely with the Financial Risk Portfolio Director to organise, report on and manage our $50m+ portfolio of financial risk initiatives. This role will grow to meet your skillset and is a gateway to a projects career at Macquarie.

You will be responsible for:  

  • Building and maintaining portfolio management deliverables, reporting and tracking on progress for the Reg Affairs and Financial Risk portfolio, leveraging work done across the broader projects & change team.
  • Becoming our portfolio expert in our internal frameworks, working with the central portfolio management team to apply them to our portfolio.
  • Gaining exposure to programs in the portfolio, assisting on program artefacts such as Steering Committee packs, plans, project reports and budgets as your schedule allows.
  • Using your risk mindset to identify, communicate and manage project risks 

You will bring with you a structured approach and attention to detail with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You will also have a basic excel / data skills for portfolio wide tracking, planning and management coupled with an interest and understanding of work required in the financial risk domain, if not direct experience. Your previous experience in Agile / Waterfall ways of working and project management and proven interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with senior stakeholders and manage expectations will set you up for success in this role. Bachelors degree or equivalent essential.

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.

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 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 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.

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Job no: RMG-970307
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Data & Analytics, Projects, Improvements & Change, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: RMG Enterprise Support
Recruiter: Bianca Jenkins
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