Project Manager - Project Management jobs in Malta - March 2023
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Project Manager

Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Expires in 5 days (04 Apr 2023)

Job vacancy: Project Manager within Programme Management and Quality Assurance in Grade 6 
Job code: PM/004/2023

About Programme Management and Quality Assurance:
The Programme Management & Quality Assurance office is responsible for the setting up of a single, centralised framework, designed to ensure the implementation and delivery of key organisational projects and other change initiatives within the Authority. Programme Management is responsible to define best practices within the Authority and aims to standardize quality assurance and change management activities thus introducing economies of repetition in the execution of projects. The Programme Management team is key to ensuring the completion of projects within scope, budgets and the established timeframes.

The Role:
As a successful candidate you will be responsible for:
  • Ownership of execution and delivery of one or multiple projects;
  • Act as a front-line team player within a centralized PMQ framework;
  • Define project scope, determine project milestones, monitor execution within budget;
  • Act as a central point of contact to internal and external project stakeholders;
  • Ensure strict adherence to the MFSA’s project management methodologies;
  • Understand stakeholders’ requests and provide ongoing support through the project lifecycle;
  • Track progress and status of ongoing tasks and ensure timely compilation of project reporting;
  • Partner with Change Management and other Project Stakeholders in the preparation of status meetings with the Project Sponsor;
  • Identification and resolution of issues and conflict management with a clear articulation of critical dependencies;
  • Maintain an accurate and unbiased reflection of project-related risks and ensure timely escalation;
  • Ensure that all delivery and roll-out are properly planned with appropriate risk mitigation strategies;
  • Maintain and store all project documentation in accordance with PMQ;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by the Senior Project Manager from time to time.

About You:
We are looking for candidates with a solid academic background in business, IT, and/or change management or an equivalent professional 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. You will also possess a minimum of five (5) years of working experience in a Project Management environment as well as demonstrable management skills with a proven track record to lead a project team.  If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

Candidates will be assessed on the following skills:

  • Must be proficient in business process improvements techniques, change implementation and planning, and stakeholder relationship management;
  • Must exhibit strong documentation and presentation skills;
  • Must be able to communicate with various stakeholders effectively;
  • Must demonstrate a strong awareness of the uses of IT within the financial services industry;
  • Must be able to facilitate remote and face-to-face meetings;
  • Must have good negotiation skills;
  • Must be a team player and actively promote team spirit;
  • Must be accurate and systematic in doing work;
  • Preferably has good knowledge of the financial services industry.

How to apply:
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.

*Public Call no:104/2023

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.

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Experience Level
Project Management
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