Risk Manager

Location Malta
Discipline: Risk, Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 14344
Published: about 2 months ago

Client is an established set up within the gaming industry.

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. 


  • 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 including drafting risk management policies and procedures;
  • Conduct regularly risk assessments and develop and maintain an effective risk response plan;
  • Monitor and report the  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 
  • Advise internally stakeholders on risk mitigation techniques;
  • Liaise 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 company 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);