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Asia Tech Regulatory Lead


This role is for an experienced Director to build out and manage the Macquarie Asia region technology portfolio of regulatory response work.

Covering multiple businesses in a fast-paced, dynamic and energetic trading environment, your role will involve working closely with the regulatory teams, compliance and senior technology management in the Asia region to unify regulatory response activity.  This will involve the technology & cyber divisions as well as the Technology Business Operational Risk Management team to ensure regional compliance.
A secondary (non-regulatory) aspect of the role will entail leaning into new Asia based projects, where appropriate, and working with the service owners to deliver change.

Your role will encompass:

  • Portfolio structuring, management and reporting.
  • Oversight of programs and at times execution of project work.
  • Helping define strategy and communication plans.
  • Delivery and cadence across the broader Commodities and Global Markets Asia regional regulatory remit.

To be successful in this role you will display a high degree of structure and organisation, good regulatory knowledge, strong communication skills and good commercial acumen with the ability to reprioritise and direct others in a rapidly changing environment.

You will also undertake management responsibilities which may include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, identifying and managing risks, engaging with senior stakeholders across business and technology and helping to manage portfolio finances.

To excel in this role, you will have:

  • 15+ years’ project/business management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working on regulatory change/directly engaging with regulators.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • A tertiary degree in IT or similar subject.
  • A track record delivering in situations listed above.
  • Domain knowledge of Investment Banking. Some knowledge of cash equities, derivatives, or commodities beneficial.

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-973216
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Singapore
Category: Mid-senior, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Talia Jarosz
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