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Operational Risk Associate, Private Markets Green Investment Group

New York
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
As an Operational Risk Associate in the Macquarie Asset Management Private Markets Green Investment Group Risk team, you will have the opportunity to apply your risk skills and experience to play a key role in implementing and further developing Private Markets Green Investment Group s risk strategy. You should have a continuous improvement mindset and be comfortable interpreting and balancing commercial issues within a risk framework.

You will report into the Private Markets Green Investment Group Head of Risk and be based in New York. The Private Markets Green Investment Group Risk team supports the Private Markets Green Investment Group Division in providing risk and sustainability guidance on transactions, new products and opportunities and implementing a strong operational risk management framework, including assessing that critical controls of the business are designed and operating effectively.

You will work closely with executives across the Private Markets Green Investment Group business, Macquarie s central Risk Management Group and other specialist areas of Macquarie to reinforce a culture of risk management across Macquarie Asset Management Private Markets. This opportunity will require some travel, domestic and international.

In this role, your key responsibilities include:

Providing guidance to Private Markets Green Investment Group Americas staff on implementation of framework and policy queries
Assisting the Private Markets Green Investment Group Head of Risk (based in London) with advice and support to transaction and asset management teams
Incident management including investigation of root cause, recording of operational risk incidents, and ensuring appropriate follow-up actions are implemented
Ensuring timely and appropriate completion of various risk and sustainability tasks and projects including Asset Risk Management Framework Assessments, service provider reviews, and general transaction compliance
Performing control assurance to ensure Private Markets Green Investment Group s critical controls are designed and operating effectively
Preparation of Private Markets Green Investment Group Americas risk reporting and insights for presentation to Senior Management
Supporting the Private Markets Green Investment Group s semi-annual risk and control self-assessment process
Preparation of risk training materials and presentations to Private Markets Green Investment Group investors on risk
Performing regular risk monitoring activities across the global business and escalation of issues to the appropriate Regional Head of Risk

A Bachelor s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience (e.g., Operational Risk, Internal or External Audit, Risk management, ESG, etc.) are required in this role. Being an analytical/lateral thinker and confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build strong relationships within the business, as well as having the ability to initiate and lead conversations regarding anticipated and emerging issues will also be imperative.

Your strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and work both independently as well as collaboratively within a team will be helpful in this position.

If you are a well-organized, self-starter with a flexible, can-do attitude and proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment, apply today.


About the Green Investment Group

This role is within Macquarie s Green Investment Group (GIG). GIG is a specialist in green infrastructure principal investment, development, project delivery, and the management of portfolio assets, and related services. Its track record, expertise and capability make it a global leader in green investment, dedicated to supporting the growth of the global green economy. The institution was initially launched by the UK Government in 2012 as the Green Investment Bank - the first institution of its type in the world. It was purchased by Macquarie in 2017 and combined with Macquarie Capital s renewables team to create one of the world s largest teams of specialist green investors. Now operating as Macquarie s Green Investment Group, the platform has more than 400 staff with investments or operations in over 25 markets across Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

Job no: MAM-965989
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Asset Management, Risk Management, Green Investment Group
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: MAM Central
Recruiter: Christina Carnevale
Opening Date: 28/7/2022
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  • Job Reference: 678538976-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Macquarie Group Limited
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent