Job vacancy: Junior Assistant (Policy & Legislation) within Securities and Markets Supervision
Job code: SMS/008/2021
About Securities and Markets Supervision:
The Securities and Markets Supervision Function is responsible for authorising and supervising investment services license holders, collective investment schemes, trading venues, central securities depositaries, financial and non-financial entities falling under the scope of EMIR and recognised private collective investment schemes, registered tied agents, and recognized administrators. This Function is also responsible for the regulation and oversight of activities in capital markets including the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on Regulated Markets, the processing of notifications in terms of the Securitisation Act, the supervision of the continuing obligations of Listed Companies on Regulated Markets in Malta, the supervision of the markets to identify any market abuse and to carry out any appropriate reviews where applicable.
The Junior Assistant will be required to:
- Follow EU and local legislative developments and all processes related thereto
- Assist with analysis of data and to carry out research analysis;
- Coordinate with the Policy and Legislation Team and other teams across the MFSA as necessary;
- Support in drafting Rules, Legal Notices, and/or Acts;
- Other duties and tasks may be assigned by management.
To qualify for this role, you will need to be currently reading for the first degree in any of the following subjects: accountancy, law, banking and finance, economics and/or statistics, or any other relevant degree.
The following skillset is a must for this position:
How to apply or query further information:
- The ability to multi-task and work on own initiative;
- The ability to work in a team;
- Good verbal and written communication skills and have a desire to learn
- Conversant with Microsoft Office platforms including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
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 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.
*Public Call Permit: 570/2021
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.