Senior Manager

within Financial Stability


Senior Manager

within Financial Stability

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    Financial Stability

About Financial Stability

The Financial Stability function is responsible for identifying and assessing risks which have the potential to spread within the financial sector and the real economy (systemic risks).Through its own macroprudential research and analysis of the financial sector, which covers the banking, insurance and securities sectors, the function contributes to the formulation of policies aimed at mitigating identified risks.

The Role

As Senior Manager within Financial Stability you will lead coach and manage a multidisciplinary team involved in the macroprudential analysis of the financial sector. The eventual appointee will have the following job accountabilities:

  • Review and provide expert technical advice on the identification and surveillance of current and emerging risks developing within the financial system;
  • Scope and lead quantitative research utilising econometric and financial modelling;
  • Oversee and contribute to the preparation of technical and analytical reports both for internal and publication purposes;
  • Prepare and review briefing notes on systemic and/or other associated risks;
  • Oversee and prepare financial stability contents on MFSA website as well as social media;
  • Support Head/Deputy Head in the formulation and execution of the function’s work plan;
  • Assist in the formulation of recommendations on any risk-mitigation or supervisory measures required to address relevant risks;
  • Act as a line manager providing Analysts with coaching, feedback and advice on career development;
  • Attend and contribute in technical meetings within the MFSA as well as at national and European level and
  • Undertake other tasks/duties as developed by line management.

About You

We are looking for candidates with strong knowledge and understanding of the financial sector.  You will be expected to be flexible and dynamic and add value to a multidisciplinary team responsible for the exercise of the above functions. You are also required to have excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Furthermore, experience in relation to financial stability/research publications will be considered as an asset.

The role calls for an academic qualification in finance, economics or other relevant studies 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 as well as 8 years experience in a related area.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least fifteen (15) years of relevant experience within the financial services environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

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.

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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.