Risk Manager

Malta  |  €40,000 - €45,000 

Our client, a financial institution is seeking to recruit a Risk Manager to join their risk and compliance department. The selected candidate will be reporting to the Head of Risk and have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a risk culture is embedded throughout the organization and the way it operates and covers all functions and activities
  • Managing the Operational Risk office ensuring adequate oversight, risk assessments, risk monitoring and timely reporting
  • Identifying and designing of methods to monitor, assess, and report operational risk exposure and relevant risk metrics
  • Maintaining close oversight of the operational risk incidents registered by consulting with the respective stakeholders as well as guiding them with recommendations and mitigation action
  • Reviewing and updating of policies and procedures
  • Conducting gap analysis exercises in relation to applicable regulation/guidelines
  • Leading and conducting risk assessments including the production of heat maps and any remediation plans
  • Co-ordinating and upkeeping of the organization's Business Continuity Plan
  • Assisting in the compilation and timely submission of regulatory reports and participating in the ICAAP
  • Promoting a risk culture by participating and organizing operational risk management training
  • Ensuring that the organization operates within the approved policies and risk appetite framework and ensuring escalation when set limits are being breached
  • Contributing regularly to the Executive Committee and the Risk Committee
  • Ensuring that the company is aligned with the industry standards and regulatory expectations
  • Keeping abreast with the regulations being issued by the regulator
  • Assisting with any other duty which may be required from time to time

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Minimum 3 - 4 years experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work on own initiative and respect tight deadlines
  • Multitasker and ability to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Hold excellent communication skills both in English and Maltese

Education & Experience

Have a Degree in financial services, risk management, statistics, business management or equivalent

Job Reference: DX699

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    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Financial Services
  • Languages

Banking Jobs in Malta entail the provision of financial advice to both commercial and private clients within banks and other organisations within the finance industry. Jobs in Banking within this sector include consumer and corporate lending, credit management, investment jobs and risk evaluation.

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