Job vacancy: Analyst (Actuarial) within Insurance & Pensions Supervision
Job code: IPS/029/19
About Insurance & Pensions Supervision:
The Insurance and Pensions Supervision is responsible for the prudential supervision of insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, retirement schemes, retirement funds and retirement service providers. The team employs professionals with a varied background and comprises skills relating to insurance, pensions, accounting, legal, quantitative analysis, actuarial, compliance and others.
This role will require you to analytically look at information related to insurance and pensions for regulatory purposes. Some of your tasks will include:
- The analysis of Solvency II reports submitted by licence holders;
- Assisting in work related to Solvency II - standard formula; internal models and work related to stress testing;
- Statistical analysis related to the insurance, reinsurance and pension market performance and regulation;
- Compiling of statistical market reports and assistance with other reports;
- Prepare information and reports for MFSA internal use;
- Prepare information for MFSA publications or external use;
- Compiling of questionnaires and other information as part of MFSA’s reporting obligations to EIOPA and other international organisations;
- Participate in on-site compliance visits of insurance and pensions licence holders;
- Assist in the assessment of developing risk not covered by the Solvency 2 Standard Formula;
- Other ‘ad hoc’ assignments as assigned by the Head of Insurance and Pensions Supervision.
How to apply or query further information:
- We are looking for candidates with a solid academic background in Actuarial Science or Mathematics & Statistics or a related qualification;
- The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level;
- The applicant should also ideally possess a minimum of three (3) years working in a related area. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred;
- If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least seven (7) years of relevant experience in a similar area, we would still be interested in speaking with you.
Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application.
Other Important Information:
The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website ncfhe.gov.mt
under MQRIC heading. The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage. Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination. Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.
Malta Financial Services Authority:
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for financial services in Malta. It was established by law on 23 July 2002 taking over supervisory functions previously carried out by the Central Bank of Malta, the Malta Stock Exchange and the Malta Financial Services Centre. The Authority is a fully autonomous public institution and reports to Parliament on an annual basis.