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Our Graduate Programme offers an opportunity to be a part of a talented, global team. Instinctively entrepreneurial. Ambitious in nature. Determined to succeed.

As a graduate, you’ll sit side-by-side with business leaders and have the opportunity to work on projects and transactions from day one. Your career at Macquarie will start with a tailored orientation followed by a structured programme of on the job training to develop your technical skills and business knowledge, as well as internal and external training and the opportunity to build your network. 


Commodities and Global Markets

Our Commodities and Global Markets (CGM) group specialises in providing clients with access to markets, financing, financial hedging, research and market analysis, and physical execution across energy; metals, mining and agriculture; fixed income and currencies; credit; futures and equity markets.

  • Commodities Trading

The Energy Markets division are looking to hire a highly technical individual to provide support to the London trading desk. Our desk trades with producers, consumers, refiners, trade houses and institutional clients. The desk is focused on growing its customer franchise and delivering derivative solutions to clients.

As part of the Oil trading desk in London you will be required to:

  • assist the members of the trading   team in day to day procedures and operations (booking deals, checking data is input accurately, reconciling and running reports)
  • price and execute deals for clients
  • provide on-going pricing and execution support to the trading team
  • Liaise with participants from the commodities markets
  • Build and improve analytical models to improve desk’s trading capabilities
  • Commodities Financing

Our Commodity Financing team provides bespoke financing and other credit solutions for clients with commodity exposure. We are a market leader in the most sophisticated transactions including financing through trading arrangements such as monetisations, intermediations and structured prepayments, and we cover energy, metals and agricultural products through physical and financial trading.

As a graduate within the Commodity Financing team, you will be involved in the origination, structuring, and execution of financing transactions. You will support the full deal process from pitching transactions, structuring and pricing deals, as well as engaging with sales, trading and support areas of the broader Macquarie platform. Our complex, structured transactions require a multi-disciplinary skill set needing both qualitative and quantitative aptitudes.

  • Equities Derivatives & Trading

Our Equities Derivative & Trading division is a global securities business comprising of Volatility, Index Trading, Equity Finance, Structured Equity solutions and Global instruments. We enable client's access into markets, leverage and provide hedging solutions.

As a Graduate in ED&T, you will work in close proximity with the Equity Finance getting exposure to delta1 products, stock lending and repo activity across multiple assets classes. The business facilitates clients trading objectives, you will utilise your technical skills to assist traders in deal analytics, life cycle management and inventory management. Outperformance will involve “thinking on the feet” to solve problems and drive business efficiency.

ED&T provides first class training to new joiners taking a bottom up and hands on approach. You will get exposure to wide variety of derivative products, strategies and hand exposure to technical aspects of business operations.

Corporate Operations Group

Business Services Division

(BSD) is responsible for the strategic direction, implementation and ongoing management of Macquarie's workplaces, business resilience and sourcing & vendor management. Becoming member of the BSD team you will learn how a global investment invests in and manages its facilities to support business critical trading environments, whilst providing a world class working environment for its people. Through our sourcing and vendor management activities you will understand how Macquarie manages its suppliers and how it sources the best commercial outcomes for its businesses whilst considering the social and environmental responsibility impact of our procurement choices. Through out Resilience function you will lean how we help the businesses manage their operational risks associated with unexpected interruptions to their business activities.

The person we are looking for revel in the diversity of work available within Businesses Services and the opportunity to work closely with our businesses. They will combine deep empathy, customer obsession and a learning mindset, with an analytical approach to problem solving and service delivery.

Corporate Real Estate

  • Understand how our physical buildings influence how our people feel, think and act
  • Manage space across our corporate real estate and delivery new offices and changes to existing spaces
  • Help develop a sense of community within our buildings
  • Understand how we provide Guest Relations services to our clients, staff and visitors
  • Supplier management experience to provide a seamless workplace experience for our people


  • Source new products and services for our businesses, including commercial negotiations and contracting
  • Supplier Management and Governance
  • Corporate Travel and Expense Management
  • Paying our suppliers on time
  • Managing our Market Data spend and contracts


  • Business Impact Assessments and response planning
  • Working with the business on assessing business change and business acquisitions from a resilience perspective
  • Understanding regulatory requirements for operational resilience
  • Incident Response and Crisis Management

Investment Banking

As an Analyst at Macquarie Capital, you will be given the opportunity to work in our award-winning and market-leading corporate advisory and principal investment businesses. Our unique service offering gives you the opportunity to specialise in an area of your choice.

Macquarie Capital offers global corporate finance capabilities underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address individual client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul.

This, combined with our ability to invest our capital to enable new opportunities, sets us apart from other financial services advisory firms. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

  • Asset Management

Asset Management is a top 501 global asset manager, providing investment solutions to clients across a range of capabilities, including infrastructure, real estate, agriculture, equities, fixed income, private credit, liquid alternatives and multi-asset solutions. As at 31 March 2019, MAM had more than $US385 billion of assets under management.

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) is part of MAM and has partnered with clients, governments and communities to finance, manage, develop and enhance essential real assets for twenty-five years. Today, MIRA’s portfolio is relied on by more than 100 million people every day. Our team of over 800 people globally invests in businesses that underpin economies and communities – aiming to add real and lasting value for our clients and the people our assets serve.

MIRA manages $US129 billion in assets, including: 155 portfolio businesses, approximately 600 properties and 4.7 million hectares of farmland. We recognise that these businesses play an important role in people’s lives and that we are in a position to make a material difference to their operations. That’s why, whether we are financing the construction of wind farms in India or partnering with our portfolio companies to create safer work environments for their employees, we remain focused on the responsibility we have to create stronger, more sustainable investments and a legacy of which everyone can be proud.

We have Graduate opportunities across three teams within MIRA:

Investor Solutions Group

As a Graduate, you’ll contribute to the critical role our team plays in the MIRA value proposition, which involves developing new products, raising capital from investors, and managing relationships with MIRA’s existing client base. Together with the rest of the team, you will work with senior relationship managers and product specialists to support MIRA’s global fundraising efforts by building a strong understanding of MIRA’s platform and business model, as well as the track record and strategy of its managed funds and the underlying assets. You can expect to deliver investor reporting and updates, develop market analysis to deliver new clients to the business. You will benefit from broad exposure across infrastructure assets and sectors and also other alternatives, such as real estate, private credit and agriculture. As a result, you will be at the heart of the MIRA business.

Infrastructure Equity Investment Team

Your role as a Graduate in one of our Infrastructure Equity Investment teams will see you working on infrastructure assets across Europe, helping to manage and invest in companies that underpin communities, economies, and supply chains.

Relied on by over 100 million people around the world each day, our diverse portfolio includes investments in green infrastructure like wind farms and solar farms, road networks connecting communities, airports serving major cities, high-quality real estate and telecommunications infrastructure.

In addition to helping shape the future direction of these businesses, you will be given the opportunity to help ours – working on projects and research relating to existing and targeted assets and assisting with acquisitions through detailed valuation analysis and due diligence.

Private Credit Investment Team

As a Graduate you’ll work on key infrastructure assets, these assets are typically less risky and generate stable cash flow over long periods of time. Institutional Investors such as pension funds seek to match their long-dated liabilities by investing in infrastructure debt assets which generate long-dated stable returns. By joining the Private Credit Investment team, you’ll assist in originating, structuring and executing transactions by helping infrastructure asset owners issue debt products and use institutional investor funds to invest in these products.

Your role will see you get involved in all aspects of investment analysis including building and reviewing sensitivities on financial models, reviewing due diligence on potential investments and assessing the appropriate debt level and debt structure for the potential acquisition.  You’ll also have responsibility for aspects of portfolio management as well as producing investment papers and client requests

Risk Management

The Risk Management Group is an independent and centralised unit responsible for identifying, assessing and monitoring risk across Macquarie and underpins all our market activity. We are looking for Graduates to join us in both of the divisions below.

Credit Risk & Market Risk

As a Graduate, you would be tasked with writing quality, insightful and detailed reports which assess the risk Macquarie faces across its business activities. You must be able to communicate this analysis to senior members of the risk team who will challenge your recommendation and ultimately accept the risk on behalf of Macquarie. You will develop with training and will gain a broad understanding of the various industries, markets, sectors and products that Macquarie is involved in and how we manage the associated risks.

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