Job vacancy: Senior Manager within Office of Chief Officer Supervision
Job code: COS/001/2020
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About Office of Chief Officer Supervision:
The Office of the Chief Officer Supervision assists the Chief Officer Supervision in the management of the Supervisory Directorate which houses the Banking, Insurance; Pensions, Securities; Markets, Conduct, Financial Crime Compliance, Virtual Financial Assets, Supervisory ICT Risk; Cybersecurity and Supervisory Quality Assurance Functions.
As Senior Manager (Regulatory Matters and Critical Supervision Coordination) within the Office of the Chief Officer Supervision, you will be responsible for the following:
- Coordinating work on regulatory matters and critical supervision cases across the entire Supervisory Directorate;
- Providing periodic updates and reports to the Chief Officer Supervision on the status of current and outstanding regulatory work and critical supervision cases, providing input and recommendations when requested;
- Preparing or vetting of documentation and communication for the Chief Officer Supervision;
- Recording Regulatory Committee meeting discussions;
- Supporting the Supervisory Coordination Lead within the Office of the Chief Officer Supervision and shadowing this work in the latter’s absence;
- Coordinating and following up on legacy and financial services tribunal cases;
- Following up with the different functions of the Supervisory Directorate on action points and deliverables on regulatory matters and critical supervision cases;
- Acting as the main point of reference with other functions within the Supervisory Directorate on regulatory work and critical supervision cases;
- Acting as the main point of reference of the Office of the Chief Officer Supervision with the Legal and International Affairs Unit and the Enforcement Unit;
- Representing the Chief Officer Supervision in projects and meetings, as delegated;
- Representing the MFSA in EU and international fora and engage with other competent authorities as necessary; and
- Handling any other duties as assigned by the Chief Officer Supervision and/or as may be required by the MFSA from time to time, as required by the exigencies of the Authority.
How to apply or query further information:
- We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who would like to apply their solid academic background in Law. You will be expected to have a sound knowledge of financial services legislation and regulatory frameworks and have the ability to manage competing priorities and a challenging workload;
- You are also expected to be a confident individual who is flexible and dynamic and have a critical and analytical mindset. Excellent written and spoken communication, as well as presentation skills, are a must;
- 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;
- You will also possess a minimum of six (6) years work experience in policy, supervision and/or financial services regulation.
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 the comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at the application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such an interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website 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.