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Operational Risk Technology Manager


Join a team of experienced risk professionals and partner with our Commodities & Global Markets business to drive a strong risk culture across Technology.

Macquarie’s Commodities and Global Markets group provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

In this role, you’ll partner with Commodities and Global Markets teams to ensure that Technology Risk is managed effectively, in line with Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management Frameworks and associated policies. You’ll work with the team to drive a strong, proactive risk culture and a clear understanding of the risk framework.

The role requires you to:

  • Work collaboratively with the Technology team and senior business stakeholders to identify operational issues and control breakdowns and advise on proposed responses.
  • Drive discussions around Operational risk incident investigation to identify root cause, breakdown in controls and assessing strategic solutions which should be in place to prevent an re-occurrence.
  • Conduct controls assurance reviews , risk workshops, technology risk related training  and any other ad hoc risk discussion as required.
  • Support ad hoc tactical and strategic risk initiatives to meet business and operational demands through thoughtful partnership.
  • Think outside the box and use some data analytics/ process mining tools to automate control testing. Any prior experience in process automation, coding, or analytics tools are highly desired. Basic knowledge of Data Analytics tools like Alteryx/Power BI or SQL would be an advantage.

To be successful, you will have Technology expertise with operational risk management, assurance experience, or data analytics.
Ideally, you will have experience gained in-house or working with clients in a professional services environment.

Experience or knowledge in assessing Public Cloud deployments (IaaS and PaaS) is beneficial.  

Prior experience to highly regulated businesses like Financial Institutions and or Healthcare would be an advantage.

Relevant industry certification is desirable (eg: CISA / CRISC / CISSP etc)

You will have the ability to think laterally, problem solve and grasp abstract concepts and complex situations.  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the capability to initiate and lead conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues regarding anticipated and emerging issues are essential.  You will be highly motivated and comfortable working within a dynamic, fast paced, enterprise agile environment.

If this sounds like you and you’re interested, please apply online today.

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 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.

Find out more at

Job no: COG-970504
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Singapore
Category: Mid-level, Technology, Risk Management
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: COG Central
Recruiter: Neil Mehaffey
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