Junior Assistant

within Fintech Supervision


Junior Assistant

within Fintech Supervision

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    FinTech Supervision

About Fintech Supervision

The FinTech Supervision Function within the Supervision Directorate of the MFSA is responsible for the supervision of the Virtual Financial Asset sector in Malta as well as providing cross-sectoral expertise on digital finance and FinTech-related policy and supervisory initiatives. The Function is also responsible for the development and implementation of the MFSA FinTech Strategy and Regulatory Sandbox

The Role

The Junior Assistant will be joining an analytical and multidisciplinary team of policy experts and supervisors. The eventual appointee will be expected to:

  • Support policy projects and initiatives related to digital finance (including crypto-assets) and FinTech, such as the MFSA's FinTech Strategy, the MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox, the VFA Framework as well as other related ongoing cross-sectoral policy work in line with the Authority's strategy and vision;
  • Support the authorisation and supervisory workstreams under the Virtual Financial Assets Act;
  • Carry out research and compile supervisory information for statistical purposes;
  • Undertake other duties and tasks as may be assigned by senior management.

About You

To qualify for this role, you will need to be currently reading for a first degree in any of the following subjects: law, finance, accountancy, BCom or any relevant areas of study.

The following skill set is a must for this position:

  • The ability to multi-task and work on own initiative;
  • The ability to work in a team;
  • Have a good knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint);
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Have a desire to learn.

How to apply

or query further information

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 www.ncfhe.gov.mt 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 www.mfsa.mt.

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: 653/2021