Deputy Head

within Technology


Deputy Head

within Technology

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    Governance & Planning

About Technology

Technology is at the core of the knowledge-based organisation. It enables MFSA's strategic and operational objectives to be achieved efficiently and effectively.

The Technology team is made up of professionals specialised in relevant areas that include governance and planning, information systems, information security, technology operations and service management. Officials from Technology also participate and give their contribution in several European committees, expert groups and industry fora.

The Role

He or she will report to the Head of Technology and will be a key member within the Function with responsibility for governance, policy and compliance, including cybersecurity, enterprise architecture, planning, budgeting, procurement, and active participation in business continuity and risk assessments.

The primary job duties include, but not limited to:

  • Manage a team of technology professionals and cybersecurity specialists
  • Responsibility for governance, policy, procedures, and compliance
  • Responsibility for cybersecurity, information security, enterprise architecture, planning, budgeting, procurement, and contract management
  • Active participation in business continuity and risk mitigation
  • Management information, reporting and documentation
  • Represent MFSA at working groups and task forces at local and international level
  • About You

    We are looking for candidates with a solid foundation in information and communication technologies, having a related degree at MQF level 6, and must have a professional background of at least six (6) years in information security, risk assessments, contract management, budgeting and planning. You would also ideally have had some previous working experience in enterprise level information and communication technologies governance and planning.

    As a seasoned professional, the selected candidate is expected to have strong knowledge of enterprise architecture, information and cyber security, IT planning, business continuity, IT risk, and commercial management. You would be expected to be very conversant with technologies, project management, COBIT framework, ISO 27001 and other applicable standards.

    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.

    The ideal candidate should have:

    • Strong knowledge of innovative technologies and services;
    • Strong people management skills;
    • Effectual negotiating abilities;
    • Excellent communication skills and analytical skills.

    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]

    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: 499/2021