Senior Analyst (Banking)

within Conduct Supervision


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Senior Analyst (Banking)

within Conduct Supervision


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  • Grade:

    6
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Job code:

    CS/008/2022
  • Team:

    Banking

About Conduct Supervision


Conduct Supervision 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 projecting growth as it is gradually assuming a cross-sectoral remit covering supervision in conduct of credit institutions, securities, trustees, corporate service providers, as well as insurance undertakings and intermediaries.

The Role


Within this role you will be joining the Banking Supervision team in the review of conduct of the respective licence holders. Reporting to the

Senior Manager within Conduct Supervision, you will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Managing other team members to ensure that the duties assigned are effectively carried out;
  • Participating in - and at times leading - on-site inspections carried out at the premises of credit  institutions to ensure that applicable conduct of business rules are adhered to;
  • Leading and participating in any thematic reviews with respect to credit institutions;
  • Taking decisions and acting on own initiative in line with delegated authority and escalating issues outside area of responsibility;
  • Representing the MFSA in engagement with internal and external stakeholders, including representation on any Standing Committees/Working Groups relating to investor protection of the European Supervisory Authorities;
  • Mentoring, managing and development junior analysts;
  • Handling planned or reactive credit institutions conduct issues that arise on a day to day basis;
  • Using supervisory judgement in handling cases, challenging credit institutions on consumer protection issues and ensure that any issues are dealt with efficiently;
  • Undertaking any tasks delegated by senior management in line with the needs of the department;
  • Assisting  in work related to the legislative process, in particular in relation to the drafting or review of laws, rules and regulations
  • Assisting with the leading of work related to the preparation of replies with regards to EU/EBA questionnaires;
  • Attending and participating as needed in local and overseas training and meetings.

You will also be expected to undertake any other duties that may arise depending on the exigencies of Conduct and the Authority.

About You


We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in financial services or in law or in another related background. A relevant Post Graduate Degree would be considered an asset.

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 also possess a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the area of financial services, preferably banking.

Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred. If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years within a compliance or an investigative and/or analytical environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

 

 

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: 306/2022