Business Operational Risk Executive - Market Operations Division

London (Greater)
24 May 2019
24 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Work as part of a dynamic team to support the establishment, execution and improvement of key operational risk processes.

We are seeking to appoint a Business Operational Risk Manager (BORM), at Executive level, to support our Market Operations Division (MOD). Based in London, you will ensure Operational Risk is appropriately addressed and managed within Market Operations in line with Macquarie’s Operational Risk Management framework and facilitate the continued improvement in operational risk awareness and culture within Market Operations and more broadly for our Corporate Operations Group.

Your role will be responsible for identifying operational issues and control breakdowns through the Risk & Control Self Assessment, proactive controls assurance deep-dives and through incident investigation and reporting. You will highlight any controls issues to management and work collaboratively with your team on appropriate responses. This role will be responsible for conducting operational risk workshops and training and driving reviews of Group wide policies and procedures. You will undertake analysis and reporting for risk information on a routine and exception basis, presenting clear and concise findings to the team and business leads.

To be successful you will be tertiary degree qualified with a minimum of two years operational risk experience (investment banking exposure will be advantageous). Alternatively, you will have experience working within Operations and are passionate about a career transition into Risk. The ability to think laterally with strong problem-solving skills and to grasp abstract concepts and complex situations is essential. Your excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the capacity to initiate and lead conversations with business leaders and risk management colleagues regarding anticipated and emerging issues are essential. You will be comfortable working within a dynamic, face paced environment.

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The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology. The Market Operations Division is responsible for the operational infrastructure required to support the settlement of a variety of financial and physical products on behalf of Macquarie. The team works in a time sensitive environment in which accuracy of processing, timely escalation and communication within the division, the businesses, the Risk Management Group, correspondent banks and custodians is essential to ensuring a smooth settlement process.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available.

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