Senior Manager

within Programme Management and Quality Assurance

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  • Grade:
  • Type:
  • Closing date:
  • 5
  • Indefinite
  • 22/02/2019
  • Job code:
  • Team:
  • Date posted:
  • PM/006/18
  • PM & QA
  • 23/01/2019

About Programme Management & Quality Assurance

The Programme Management & Quality Assurance office is responsible for the setting up of a single, centralised framework, designed to ensure the implementation and delivery of key organisational projects and other change initiatives within the Authority. Programme Management is responsible to define best practice within the Authority and aims to standardize quality assurance and change management activities thus introducing economies of repetition in the execution of projects. The Programme Management team is key towards ensuring the completion of projects within budget and in the established timeframes.


The Role

The eventual appointee will be appointed as Senior Manager in Grade 5 level and will be expected to report to the Deputy Head of the Programme Management and Quality Assurance within the MFSA. S/he will lead members of the team in the overall coordination, management, implementation and control of the project portfolio. This will enable the Authority to reach predefined milestones and objectives on an operational, strategic and tactical level within the project landscape. The individual will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Leading the overall implementation and delivery of projects under the area of responsibility.
  • Undertake an active role in the Change Management process which is designed to help control the life cycle of proposed changes.
  • Overall coordination of a project management team and the relevant de-centralised project owners for managing, reporting and prioritizing a portfolio of projects ranging from large complex initiatives, to small tactical initiatives.
  • Enabling the transfer of project needs into project actions.
  • Keeping track record of the projects in progress and handling project steps / tasks and ensuring that they are completed on time.
  • Leading all internal working groups and managing resource allocation, and planning and scheduling the project timeline.



About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in mathematics and/or project management and/or change management or in another financial services related background.

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 eight (8) years working in the area of project management and preferably with twelve (12) years working experience. 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 fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in a related environment, we would still be interested in speaking with you.


How to apply

or query for 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.