Date Posted: 2019-06-13 | | Expires: 2019-07-13

Head of Risk (based in Malta)

Job Description

A well-established Maltese financial institution is currently seeking to recruit a Head of Risk responsible for the development and implementation of a risk management framework. If you think you have what it takes, we’d love to hear from you!

What is expected of you?

Formulate, articulate and develop a risk appetite and infrastructure statement in line with the business strategic objectives, including methodology, MI and reporting
Establish and develop all risk controls required by the regulatory framework to remain within the agreed risk appetite
Ensuring that the Risk and Control Frameworks are adequate, effective and updated as approved by the Senior Management
Report risk information and management information directly to the CEO and Board Committee
Work closely with the CEO, CFO, Head of Compliance and other members of the Management Committee to develop key risk control documents
Develop Operational & Conduct Risk Management frameworks for the Institution including policies, procedures, methodology and MI
Develop the methodologies for calculating the various risk drivers for both capital and liquidity including the stress testing framework
Oversee fraud risk management ensuring processes and controls are fit for purpose and managed


What are you expected to bring?

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Be PQed by the MFSA
Good knowledge and experience of best practice risk management and governance frameworks, methodologies and emerging practice, in relation to the Maltese financial services context
Knowledge of regulatory environment and key regulatory regimes
Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to manage risk and control activities in a regulated and financial environment
Proven ability to oversee a number of risk types, ideally including operational, conduct, regulatory and strategic risks
An analytical mind with an aptitude for problem-solving
Excellent communication, presentation skills and ability to influence and motivate others


What's in it for you?

An attractive salary
A professional working environment



Language Requirements


Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

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Job Criteria

Job Type

Full Time


#Financial Services

Job Location

Malta - Birkirkara





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