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Operational Risk & Governance Director


Do you want to be part of a talented Operational Risk & Governance team? Are you entrepreneurial and ambitious? We have an exciting opportunity for an Operational Risk & Governance Director supporting Macquarie Asset Management. You will play a key role in the business-aligned ORG team, advising Macquarie’s Asset Management business on Operational Risk Framework best practice, reviewing transactions and driving uplift to regional Legal Entity Risk Governance activities. You will be responsible for regional Operational Risk oversight and guidance on Macquarie Asset Management-led change and will also be a catalyst for the translation of Group-led change into the fiduciary business context. Furthermore, you will support the Lead Director in EMEA regional oversight of the Macquarie Asset Management risk and control framework, including the review of regional control assurance and undertaking targeted thematic reviews. The role will also address incident and issue management, to include root causes, and thematic analysis.

You will have gained the majority of your experience in Operational Risk from the buyside, with a background ideally in Private Markets – Real Assets, Real Estate or Private Credit. You will be comfortable working in a matrix environment, be ability to balance competing priorities, have experience in risk assurance and a demonstrable track record of fostering stakeholder trust and engagement.

If this sounds like you, then please apply to hear more about this opportunity.

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 workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

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

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements 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: RMG-971166
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: London
Category: Senior, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Operational Risk & Governance
Recruiter: Richard Dyson
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