Trust Manager

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15755
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 28 October 2022 - 28 October 2022

Our established client within the trust and corporate industry, is seeking to recruit a Trust Manager to be based in the Malta Office. The role will report to the Client Services Director. They are looking for an experienced, analytical and reliable individual to provide overall responsibility for the day-to-day assistance with the management and oversight of a trust administration team’s portfolio of clients. 

Duties include: 

  • Day to day running of a trust administration team’s portfolio of clients, including but not limited to superyachts, aircraft, property, investments, holding companies, trusts and foundations.

  • Ensuring that all procedural manuals, relevant laws, guidelines, regulations and codes of practice are followed in all aspects of the role. i.e. client and non-client related

  •  Liaising with other departments regarding accounting, taxation and operational matters.

  • Liaising with clients and intermediaries both by telephone and in writing.

  • Attending client and intermediary meetings, with the potential of travel.

  • Assisting team members with queries 


Managerial duties include: 

  • Managing a trust administration team along with the Supervisor and providing guidance on managing the day to day workload.

  • Ensuring that team members receive the necessary training in order to carry out their roles to the best of their ability.

  • Completing annual appraisals and probation reviews and providing support to the sub-team leaders.

  • Responsibility for escalating matters to the Client Services Director, as appropriate.

  • Responsibility for ensuring that all team members within the trust administration team meet efficiency targets, where relevant

  • Responsibility for ensuring all team members meets their KPI’s and department deadlines

  •  Resolving any conflicts which may arise within the trust administration team and escalating them appropriately

Requirements: 

  •  A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in the Trust and Corporate Services industries

  • Experience in the yachting industry is considered an asset 

  • A relevant professional qualification i.e. STEP Diploma, ICSA Diploma or equivalent

  • Good standard of business writing and numeracy skills.

  • Demonstrated ability of managing an administration team

  •  Excellent communication skills and ability to impart knowledge to others, including clients, clients’ advisors and professional intermediaries.

An attractive salary package will be offered to the selected candidate commensurate with experience.