Junior Risk Associate


Our Client an entity within the Public Sector is seeking to recruit a Junior Risk Officer within their team. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in conducting the risk assessment of subject persons across all sectors, by ensuring that these are carried out in line with the entities risk assessment methodology and within the required timeframes;
  • Assisting in the compilation of risk evaluation questionnaires;
  • Ensuring risk profiles are updated at all times by identifying and monitoring any significant changes and risk trends;
  • Assisting in carrying out of risk related projects and ad hoc tasks;
  • Assisting the Risk Manager and Risk Associates with the extraction, collation and analysis of data obtained through both thematic and other supervisory reviews in order to provide guidance to subject persons, including assisting in the drawing up of guidance papers;
  • Assisting the supervision teams in the provision of risk data and trends relevant to the conduct of compliance examinations;
  • Assisting the Risk Associate in carrying out verification checks on risk data available through validation checks, subject persons’ document reviews and supervisory meetings;
  • Liaising, coordinating, and cooperating with various Competent Authorities 
  • Assisting in other tasks related to evaluations and assessments being undertaken by various local and international bodies such as the EU, the Egmont Group, MONEYVAL, FATF, etc; 

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Sound knowledge and practical understanding of the laws that govern the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism in Malta and the applicable international standards and EU legislation;
  • Proven knowledge and experience in risk assessment, data analysis, report writing, review and audit engagements considered an asset;

Education & Experience

University degree or an equivalent qualification (MQF Level 6) in Risk Management, Banking and Finance, Financial Services, Audit, or in any other subject relevant to this position; OR MQF Level 5 qualification in Risk Management, Banking and Finance, Financial Services, Audit or in any other subject relevant to this position and at least 2 years work experience relevant to this post;


  • Half Days in Summer
  • Health and Life Insurance
  • Flexi Time

Job Reference: GT870

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    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Entry (0-12 months)
  • Employer industry
    Public Sector
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