Deputy Head

within Technology


Deputy Head

within Technology

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    Technology Operations

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, software development, 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

The appointee will report to the Head of Technology and will be a key member within the function' Technology Operations section involved in engineering solutions to sustain mission critical systems that meet business requirements.

The selected candidate shall manage a team of technology operations specialists and service delivery professionals responsible for the organisation’s network architecture, security platforms, infrastructure systems, data centre operations, high availability, recovery services, service and support. As a people manager the candidate shall lead, inspire, coach and motivate the team members in meeting their objectives, ensure that team members grow and constantly improve their level of customer service, related skills and personal competencies.

The Deputy Head is expected to spearhead and oversee business delivery, contribute towards strategic direction, prepare capital and operational expenditure proposals, develop strong business relationships across the organisation, and collaborate with senior management.

The role entails representation in working groups and task forces both local and international level.

About You

We are looking for candidates with a solid management foundation in information and communication technologies.

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 possess a minimum of six (6) years' working in a similar senior role, in pertinent technologies and service delivery, ideally at a large-scale transformation and IT change projects.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in a senior level role, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

As a seasoned professional, the selected candidate is expected to have strong knowledge and experience of enterprise architecture, information systems, technology operations, information security, business continuity, people management, communication management, and supplier management. You would be expected to be very conversant with innovative technologies, project management, good governance, leadership, negotiation, management information, and applicable industry standards.

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.

Public Call- 688/2022