Chief Executive Officer

within CEO Office


Chief Executive Officer

within CEO Office

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About CEO Office

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single prudential and conduct regulator of financial services in Malta. The MFSA regulates banking, financial institutions, payment institutions, insurance companies and insurance intermediaries, investment service companies and collective investment schemes, securities markets, recognized investment exchanges, trust management companies, company service providers, VFA's and pensions schemes.

The Role

You will be articulating the vision and strategy for financial services regulation and enhancing the reputation and standing of Malta's financial services sector. You will also be responsible for the overall performance of the Authority and the implementation of its objectives, strategy, and of policies as set by the Board of Governors. Furthermore, you will help define and establish the jurisdiction's and MFSA's risk appetite, through formal definition and categorisations of risk, at gatekeeping, as well as at supervisory and enforcement levels.

Your main responsibilities will focus on ensuring that supervisory and operational activities are undertaken in alignment with MFSA's values and the established ethical principles. In addition, you will work closely with the Board of Governors to help translate the strategy and policies into their operational elements and oversee the running of the MFSA Executive Committee. One of your key tasks will be identifying mechanisms for establishing networks and relationships with other local and international regulatory authorities.

About You

You are to hold prior experience working in a regulatory environment ideally with exposure to multiple areas within financial services regulation. You should possess excellent communication skills and a proven track record of engaging across segments within and outside organisations and the ability to make good decisions which are based upon sound judgements and analysis, evidence-based and well-documented case scenarios. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and lead in a complex, corporate environment, featuring multiple stakeholders, and layers of analyses. You should possess a solid academic background in Financial Services, Management, Accountancy, Law and/or in other finance-related areas.

How to apply

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Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to [email protected], by 23rd May 2021.  For additional information on the MFSA and the current opportunity, visit

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 comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at 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 on 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.


Jobsplus Permit No: 144/2021