Job Vacancy: Senior Analyst (Trusts and CSPs) within Conduct Supervision
Job code: CS/030/2020
About Conduct Supervision:
The Conduct Supervision function is responsible for the setting up and implementation of the regulatory framework aiming to secure appropriate consumer protection in operations of licence holders in the financial services industry. The Conduct Supervision function is a cross-sectoral function covering under its remit supervision in the conduct of credit institutions, securities, trustees, company service providers, as well as insurance and pensions. The function also includes the authorisations team which deals with new applications and approvals relating to trustees and CSPs.
In line with the Consultation Procedure and the Feedback Statement issued by the MFSA in relation to the raising of the bar of company service providers, Conduct Supervision is currently consolidating the CSP team to be able to deliver both the authorisation and supervision of CSPs within the same function. This vacancy is a new position within the Trustees and CSPs Authorisation Team.
Within this role you will be expected to:
- Lead and project manage a new initiative within the MFSA with the support of other teams including the Trustees & CSP supervision team;
- Establish project artefacts, workflows and supporting more junior team members;
- Manage and develop more junior team members to deliver a substantial volume of work within a timely manner and in accordance with prescribed standards; and
- Maintain accurate management information and report to senior management and internal committees on progress made;
- The role is a high profile one within the MFSA and requires excellent stakeholder (internal and external) management skills. The project will need to be delivered within specific timeframes, specific resource requirements and in line with a pre-defined project plan;
- Ample support will be provided from a technical perspective.
How to apply or query further information:
- We are looking for candidates with a solid academic background in Law, Banking & Finance or in another finance-related background;
- The role calls for experience in people and project management familiar with project management tools and processes and a track record as a project leader;
- If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least seven (7) years of relevant experience, 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 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 Permit: 446/2020
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.