Risk Officer – Job No. 5733



Our client is seeking to recruit a Risk Officer to join their team, in order to support them in implementing an organization-wide Risk Management framework and process as well as provide analysis of operational and regulatory risks across departments.


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


Duties include:

  • Analyse and assess risks across the Functions within the Authority;
  • Analyse jurisdictional trends and internal trends to determine risk mitigating strategies
  • Assist in the development of risk management tools including Key Risk Indicators and enhancing the risk scoring tool to determine the overall risk the company is exposed to
  • Draft reports and analyses of risk management nature;
  • Draft risk management policies and procedures;
  • Conduct regularly risk assessments and develop and maintain an effective risk response plan;
  • Monitor and report the risk performance;
  • Research the various risk factors that might affect the gaming industry and in turn the Maltese jurisdiction
  • Keep abreast with the industry’s legislation and regulatory framework;
  • Advise internally stakeholders on risk mitigation techniques;
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities to consult and co-ordinate accordingly on risk related matters;
  • Provide regular activity updates to the Risk Manager and the CRO and carry out presentations on risk related matters to senior management;
  • Represent the company in various conferences and fora as may be required;
  • Carry out any other duties/tasks as directed by the Risk Manager and/or the CRO.



  • Candidates must be in possession of a first degree in a relevant field;
  • Any postgraduate degrees in risk management considered an asset
  • A minimum of two years working experience in a risk related area.
  • Certification from an internationally recognised Institute/Organisation will be considered an asset;
  • Possession of relevant experience in the gaming industry and familiarity with the gaming regulatory framework shall be considered an asset;
  • Sound understanding of 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;
  • Possess a critical thought, excellent analytical and numerical skills and an eye for detail;
  • Ability to understand broader business issues;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Excellent ability to produce numerical and written reports for a varied audience
  • Ability to work on own initiative, 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)
  • High competency required in Microsoft Office Suite;


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


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

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