Senior Risk Executive

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Besart Kondi

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15967
Published: 8 months ago
Our client, an established company offering gaming advisory services is seeking to recruit for a Senior Risk Executive covering the following duties.

Duties:
• Be responsible for the recruitment and management of the respective team 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 Organization including drafting risk management policies and procedures;
• Conduct regularly risk assessments and develop and maintain an effective risk response plan;
• Monitor and report the Organization risk performance;
• Instil 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 Organization;
• Advise internally stakeholders on risk mitigation techniques;
• Liaise with the functions of the First and Third Line of Defence within the Organization as well as 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 as directed by your superiors;
• Assist the Board of Governors in establishing the Organization 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.

Requirements:
• In possession of a first degree in a relevant field;
• Postgraduate qualification in risk management are not mandatory, but shall be considered an asset;
• A minimum of three years working experience in a related area and role. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred;
• Certification from an internationally recognised 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 and implement 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 and an eye for detail;
• 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);
• Thinks and acts strategically;
• Takes ownership and actions in line with agreed KPIs.