Senior Manager (Trusts & CSPs)

within Conduct Supervision


Senior Manager (Trusts & CSPs)

within Conduct Supervision

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    Trusts & CSPs

About Conduct Supervision

Conduct Supervision oversees the way in which regulated entities design their products and services as well as the way in which they manage their relationship with consumers. By setting up a regulatory framework that secures appropriate customer protection, the Function ensures that clients of financial services are treated fairly, honestly and professionally by regulated entities.

The Role

Within this role you will be responsible for:

  • Planning the yearly schedule of onsite inspections and thematic reviews as necessary;
  • Leading and participating in the onsite inspections of trustees and company service providers;
  • Leading and participating in the any thematic reviews undertaken at authorised trustees and CSPs;
  • Maintenance of, or providing support and oversight in relation to matters relating to the trusts beneficial ownership register and any related supervisory work;
  • Participating in the analysis of data to help identify the biggest risks and prioritise the work of the Function;
  • Mentoring other junior analysts in carrying out of their respective duties;
  • Handling planned or reactive supervisory issues that arise on a day to day basis;
  • Taking decisions and acting on her/his own in line with delegated authority and escalating issues outside her/his remit and area of responsibility;
  • Assuming responsibility for the management and development of direct reports;
  • Carrying out any duties relating to conduct of business supervision in other areas of financial services;
  • Undertaking any other tasks as delegated by senior management in line with the exigencies of the Function.


About You

You will have an Honours Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant area, such as Law, Banking & Finance or in another finance related area, or a comparable recognised qualification at NQF level 6 or better duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC).

A relevant Post-Graduate Degree would be considered an asset.

You will also be expected to have worked within the financial services environment for a number of years, preferably not less than eight (8) years. Applicants should be able to demonstrate in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to trustees and CSPs operating in or from Malta.

If you do not have the necessary qualifications but have fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, we will still be interested in speaking with you.

You will also have

  • Strong leadership and people management skills;
  • Ability to understand the impact of regulation on Trustees & CSPs and their underlying clients;
  • Ability to engage, maintain relationships and influence at a senior level within the organisation (e.g. with Heads, Chief Officers etc.) and externally (e.g. with Directors, Compliance Officers, Risk Managers etc.);
  • Excellent prioritisation skills with the ability to manage a caseload of supervisory issues and deliver within respectable deadlines;
  • Strong analytical and judgement skills with the ability to distill complex issues in a brief synthesis of the problem, coming up with solutions and agreed action plans;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to be primarily demonstrated in the presentation of papers to Regulatory Committee.

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 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 Permit: 286/2022