Program Director, Sydney Based - Capital and Liquidity Transformation Program - Commodities and Global Markets Program Director, Sydney Based - Capital and  …

Macquarie Group
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Dec 21
Macquarie Group
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Dec 21
Macquarie Group
Program Director, Sydney Based - Capital and Liquidity Transformation Program - Commodities and Global Markets
Unique opportunity for a "hands-on" Change and Transformation professional to join our high-performing team, with a career growth opportunity.

Commodities and Global Markets Change Management team is responsible for governance and delivery of the CGM-wide change initiatives. As the Program Director on Commodities and Global Markets' Capital and Liquidity Transformation program, you will partner with our Business SMEs, Capital & Liquidity, Data and Technology teams as well as Risk Management and Financial Management teams to deliver strategic, multi-year, transformational change for our businesses.

You will be based in Sydney and lead the delivery of the key, highly visible and business-critical project, working to transform capital and liquidity processes. You will be exposed to all our products and businesses, will be able to influence diverse and senior group of stakeholders, make significant impact and grow as a professional.

Whilst the program management of Capital and Liquidity Transformation program will be your day-to-day focus, you will also be a part of the broader Projects & Change team within our Commodities and Global Markets Group, which is responsible for supporting cross-group change initiatives. As part of the team, you will be able to share your experience with more junior members of the team, coach/guide them and contribute to enhancing our change delivery practices.

You will be joining an in-flight change program, with both short-term and long-term milestones, as well as scope to expand significantly into further multi-year phases. Day to day, you will manage the end-to-end project lifecycle in a timely and efficient manner, driving accountability with delivery teams and ensuring all stakeholders are delivering in a collaborative manner. You will have a pragmatic approach to managing change, but also produce high quality project artefacts and reporting, manage risks and issues, produce and track budgets.

You will be accountable for end-to-end project management, including:
  • co-ordinate regular project governance forums to address issues, review status and manage key actions
  • identify and manage dependencies on other related change programs
  • work with the relevant support teams to implement robust change management and communications plans
  • ensure the timely identification and triage of project issues and risks
  • develop and maintain high quality project artefacts and reporting
  • manage project budgets and financials.

You will have:

As an Associate Director within our Projects and Change team, you will lead a team of project professionals and subject matter experts to deliver Capital and liquidity Transformation program. As such, prior experience in Treasury, Capital or Liquidity or supporting business projects delivered within these areas will be highly regarded. You will also possess:
  • 10+ years' experience in Project Management, leading complex and multi-stream projects in the Financial Services sector
  • relevant project management certifications including Prince2 or PMI
  • experience in the delivery of the complete project life cycle (from initiation, planning through to implementation and closure) as a business-focused project manager
  • extensive and proven stakeholder management, negotiation and influencing skills degree qualified ideally in accounting/finance/or STEM related subjects
  • ability to lead resolution of issues in a complex environment

With outstanding verbal and written communication skills, you will work with a variety of internal global stakeholders to plan resource allocations necessary. Your ability to manage, influence and motivate stakeholders will be assumed. You'll need to be able to co-ordinate multiple priorities, follow established governance, be curious and intuitive in your problem solving, as well as continually drive improvement. As this is a global business, you must have the ability to work flexibly with your global project team. Agile project management experience will be an advantage.

If you have a growth mindset, are curious, and can learn and adapt quickly as well as ambitious to make impact in a global, successful business, then apply today by following the link.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it 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 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.

Company Overview

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 employees and offices in 31 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.

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