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Global Head of Technology Business Operational Risk Management

Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Global Head of Technology Business Operational Risk Management


At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

In this leadership role, you will oversee a high performing team to evaluate emerging technology risks and trends and develop appropriate mitigation strategies. You will use your ability to build strong relationships to collaborate with stakeholders across the organisation to ensure a holistic approach to technology risk management.

As a strong leader you will foster a culture of innovation within your team to identify and implement new practices that will improve risk outcomes in a sustainable manner, and drive initiatives that will enhance risk outcomes such as automation of controls and assurance. You will continually evolve your team to remain a modern and leading risk organisation.

What you offer

  • Ability to lead a team that enables the Technology division to meet the requirements of Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management Framework, working in partnership with Line 2 and 3 colleagues in the Risk Management Group
  • A broad knowledge of technology including cyber security, public cloud, modern development practices, architecture principles, etc
  • Ability to develop a strong understanding of Macquarie’s technology environment across our diverse business lines to assess and provide risk insight and advice to senior executives 
  • Ability to oversee effective risk management activity across the Technology division, increasing the maturity of risk and controls consciousness
  • Demonstrated senior leadership skills with the ability to develop and mentor a global team Technology risk professionals with diverse experiences and foster an entrepreneurial, collaborative, positive and inclusive environment where continuous learning is encouraged.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.


Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Wellbeing and service bonus leave
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing

About the Corporate Operations Group

In our Corporate Operations Group, you will work at the heart of Macquarie. Join a collaborative team who accelerate digitalisation, sustainability and social impact for the benefit of our people, customers, shareholders and communities. Our teams include technology, digital transformation and data, operations, human resources, business services, corporate strategy and solutions and the Macquarie Group Foundation.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.

If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop 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.

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 www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: COG-975241
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Risk Management
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: COG Central
Recruiter: Marion Harris
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