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Head of Risk

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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


Tags: Analytical, Compliance, management

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