Risk Officer

Discipline: Risk, Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 14345
Published: 8 months ago

The client is an established set up within the gaming industry, currently 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.

  • 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;