Risk Manager – Job No. 5726



Our well-established client is seeking to recruit a Risk Manager, who will be responsible for the overall management of the risk team and to support the company in implementing an organization-wide Risk Management framework and process. Duties also include to research various risk factors which might affect the gaming industry and in turn the Maltese jurisdiction.


Our client is an established set up within the gaming industry.


Duties include:

  • Be responsible for the recruitment and management of the respective team (currently envisaged to be made up of two Risk Analysts) and for leading it effectively;
  • Review the reports and analyses drafted by the risk team and provide input thereto;
  • Define an effective risk architecture of the Authority including drafting risk management policies and procedures;
  • Conduct regularly risk assessments and develop and maintain an effective risk response plan;
  • Monitor and report the Authority’s risk performance;
  • Instill a positive risk culture in the Organisation and effectively manage a risk process;
  • Research the various risk factors that might affect the gaming industry and in turn the Maltese jurisdiction and the Authority;
  • Advise internally stakeholders on risk mitigation techniques;
  • Liaise with with external stakeholders, such as the FIAU, the NCC and other Government Bodies to consult and co-ordinate accordingly on risk related matters;
  • Assist from a risk perspective in the training of staff in different facets and roles;
  • Provide regular activity updates to the CRO and/or EXCO as well as the Board of Governors when needed;Assist the Board of Governors in establishing the risk appetite;
  • Represent the Authority in various conferences and fora as may be required;
  • Carry out any other duties/tasks as directed by the CRO.


  • Candidates must be in possession of a first degree in a relevant field;
  • Postgraduate qualification in risk management considered an asset
  • A minimum of three years working experience in a related area and role.
  • Certification from an internationally recognized Institute/Organisation will be considered an asset;
  • Possession of relevant experience in the gaming industry shall be considered an asset;
  • Proven expertise in the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used to manage risk within an organization;
  • Be able to establish an effective risk communication plan and a risk recording and reporting process;
  • In possession of good leadership skills, able to give directions, mentor and motivate the respective team;
  • Possess a critical thought, excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to understand broader business issues;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment;
  • Ability to organise and present findings and recommendations in a constructive manner (both verbal and written);


An attractive salary package will be offered to the right candidate.


Francesca Buhagiar +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2225 (direct)


Francesca Buhagiar +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2225 (direct)

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Francesca Buhagiar
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