Head of Non-Financial Risk Optimisation & Delivery

Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
30 Dec 2022
12 Jan 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Head of Non Financial Risk within the Financial Management Group, this is a highly influential role interacting with risk and operational stakeholders across Macquarie Group to further embed strong non-financial risk (NFR) management practices and awareness in line with business priorities. It offers and exciting opportunity to build and shape risk management approaches across FMG and the bank more broadly.

As a Division Director and a critical member of the leadership team, you will also be a member of the NFR Leadership Committee. You will act as a delegate for the Head of NFR on occasion representing FMG in senior forums.

Core responsibilities of this role

Risk Management
  • Develop and implement an operating model to facilitate close working relationship with Divisional Heads, Risk Management Group, and the CFO.
  • Enhance the product offering of NFR and ensure we are both responsive and proactive in risk management
  • Work across the FMG leadership team to ensure effective management of non financial risk
  • Oversee the effectiveness of strong risk management activities across FMG, assist with improvements where needed and escalate poor practices where required

  • Support the NFR leadership team to enhance and implement and the FMG Strategy
  • Build and maintain strong relationship within the FMG Division Heads, facilitating discussions with businesses on risks, risk management and programs of work with a particular focus on managing risk in change
  • Help drive a tech enabled, data centric risk approach to working across all of NFR and FMG
  • Work with the leadership team to agree clear scope and objectives for NFR
  • Championing the FMG vision, goals, and cultural pillars, promoting a shared commitment to the strategic direction of NFR and FMG

People & Culture
  • People strategy, including empowerment of our people, talent retention, recruitment and people development
  • Enhance internal and stakeholder facing communications
  • Better define roles and responsibilities to deliver a consistent and robust risk management capability across FMG
  • Review BAU activities with a view to optimise activities and make best use of our talent

Financial & Budget
  • Lead strategic planning, headcount planning and forecasting of business requirements for the function.
  • Manage BAU and project budgets within defined parameters
  • Coordinating and drafting relevant reporting requirements on behalf of FMG Non Financial Risk function

About you

To succeed in this role, you will be risk focussed, commercially aware, proactive in nature and demonstrate the ability to execute on strategy. An ability to work with a degree of ambiguity and a diverse stakeholder group are essential along with strong communication skills, analytical thinking and proven problem solving ability.

About the Financial Management Group

In our Financial Management Group you will be part of a team that provides strategic analysis and advice on capital, funding, liquidity, tax and financial performance to support the growth of Macquarie's businesses around the world. You will join a team that ensures Macquarie continues to meet its financial, regulatory and tax reporting compliance obligations in the jurisdictions in which we operate, and a team that maintains significant relationships on behalf of the Group.

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.
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