Principal Consultant | Operational Excellence Consultant

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Reference: COG-936786

We are seeking a highly talented and engaging Operational Excellence Consultant to join our team in our global head office in Sydney.

Our team offers professionals significant professional and personal development opportunities; working with a high calibre global team in a flat structure. Reporting to the Global Operational Excellence lead, the role will allow for substantial engagement with senior executives across all Macquarie Business Group’s businesses and support functions. The role offers a unique opportunity to work across a diverse range of Macquarie's products and areas with global career opportunities within the team and across the wider group.

  • enablement and implementation of both Corporate and Business unit strategy
  • assessment and delivery of operational efficiency, productivity and agility opportunities
  • training, coaching and mentoring of front line staff and leaders on Operational Excellence
  • change management of implementation
  • actively engage with the global Macquarie Operational Excellence community

Three words – Curious, Proactive and Hands-on. This role requires someone with the passion and enthusiasm to come in and take ownership of the role, someone who will be curious and adventurous enough to pick out the client’s pain points and have the initiative to change the operating function to result in a better experience for everyone.

  • significant hands on practical improvement / transformation experience ideally gained in a top tier consulting or Big 4 consulting firm
  • ideally experience in automation, robotics, advanced analytics and/or Artificial Intelligence
  • demonstrable experience and track record of business improvement delivery, ideally with Lean, Lean Six Sigma, BPR or similar tools delivering clear bottom line results
  • ideally experience in the financial services industry
  • hands on experience of operational change and delivery
  • excellent relationship, stakeholder and project management skills

For further information or a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Julie Collins on 02 8232 2061

Professionals at Macquarie have an enterprising and entrepreneurial approach and are encouraged to think differently in order to create more profitable outcomes for our institutional and corporate clients. By combining entrepreneurial drive and robust risk management with deep industry expertise, Macquarie uncovers financial opportunities others miss.

Business Improvement and Strategy (BIS) is a division of the Corporate Operations Group (COG). BIS works with all Macquarie’s business and  operating groups, support areas, funds and assets to assist with navigating complex business issues.  BIS combines a strategic and operational approach with an understanding of Macquarie's businesses and key stakeholders to develop enduring, profitable solutions.  

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 is available.