Technical Expert (Forex) - Finance jobs in Malta - September 2023
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Technical Expert (Forex)

Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Expires in 20 days (18 Oct 2023)


Malta Financial Services Authority is currently looking to recruit a Technical Expert (Forex) to join their team on a temporary contract basis.

Overview
About the Department

The Conduct Supervision Function is responsible for the setting up and implementation of the regulatory framework aiming to secure appropriate consumer protection in the operations of licence holders in the financial services industry. The Conduct Supervision Function is projecting growth as it is gradually assuming a cross-sectorial function covering under its remit supervision the conduct of credit institutions, securities, as well as insurance undertakings and intermediaries.

About the Role
This role makes up part of the Investment Firms team within Conduct Supervision. These are some of the duties you will be undertaking:

  • Acting as a front-line supervisor and technical point of reference to the Investment Firms Team in so far as Online Forex Trading, Contracts for Differences (CFDs) and similar online business models are concerned and the application of the relevant regulatory requirements as detailed in the Conduct of Business Rulebook and related ESMA literature
  • Provide an insight on the operational technicalities of the corresponding online platforms vis-à-vis the application of regulatory requirements
  • Lead and/or participate and/or support thematic reviews (including on-site inspections) undertaken by the team
  • Drive and support cases involving problematic Investment Firms from an offsite monitoring perspective and liaise with other Functions/sub-teams in raising recommendations, primarily to safeguard the interests of underlying investors
  • Contribute or lead policy-related projects using technical knowledge and experience as well as project management skills
  • Communicate and liaise with license holders, and national and foreign regulators as well as representing the Function in meetings as necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of replies with regard to EU/ESMA questionnaires; and
  • Undertake any other tasks as delegated by senior management in line with the exigencies of the Conduct Supervisory Function and the Authority.


About You
We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in a financial field or in another related background. A relevant Post Graduate Degree would be considered an asset.

The role calls for an academic qualification 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 five (5) years working in a similar area.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years within a related area, we would still be interested in speaking with you
.

Other 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 at www.ncfhe.gov.mt under the 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 www.mfsa.mt.

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: 594/2023


time
Temporary / Contract
Job Type
experience
Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
category
Finance
Category
industry
Financial Services
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