Officers

The Bank is seeking to recruit Officers to join its Risk Control and Oversight Unit.  

If you are interested in joining the Bank’s team and satisfy the requirements outlined hereunder, then we are interested in you. 

Who we are

We are a leading financial institution, a key player in the Maltese market and part of a highly diversified multi-national group of companies. Employing a team of over 200 employees, the Bank offers a full range of lending and savings solutions to both personal and business customers. We strive to offer a highly personalised service through our network of twelve retail branches spread across the Maltese Islands.

We are a team of inspired people who believe that opportunities start with a conversation.  

Duties and responsibilities 

The Bank is seeking to recruit various Officers within different career streams of our Risk Control and Oversight Unit - from managerial to supervisory and administrative roles. The selected candidates will be allocated to the appropriate career stream depending on their experience and qualifications.  

The Risk Control and Oversight Unit of the Bank is responsible to conduct risk-related tasks and assignments in respect of control and oversight on an enterprise-wide basis, of the following risks: operational, liquidity, market, credit, concentration, regulatory, legal and residual (i.e. all other risks), in liaison with Unit Coordinator.

You will be responsible to:

  • contribute in achieving the Unit's objectives as formalised in the periodic Risk Plans both directly (discharging certain higher-level tasks) and indirectly (by supervising their implementation through lower-level officials);
  • perform ad hoc and other newly emerging tasks in line with service exigencies as dictated by both internal and external factors;
  • contribute to the development, implementation and updating of risk and econometric models, risk metrics, risk management tools such as credit scoring models and other analytical models, risk rating of customers and other relevant risk management concepts;
  • conduct reasoned analysis and be willing to develop further your analytical skills especially relating the following risks on an enterprise-wide basis: operational, liquidity, market, credit, concentration, regulatory, legal and residual (i.e. all other risks);
  • interact closely with internal customers;
  • participate to achieve and exceed the Unit’s objectives as defined from time to time; and
  • become familiar with the most relevant applicable regulations e.g. relevant European Banking Authority technical standards, MFSA rules etc.
  • assist in the compilation and timely submission of the Bank's regulatory reports and participates in the ICAAP, ILAAP and Recovery Plan processes;
  • ensure that the Bank operates within the approved policies and risk appetite framework and ensure escalation when set limits and triggers are breached; and
  • contribute in the identification and design of methods to monitor, assess and report different risks.

Competencies and experience

The potential candidate should be reliable and trustworthy, well-organised with a disposition to learn and have a team-oriented approach. 

You must:

  • have a Degree at a tertiary level of education in financial services, economics, econometrics, risk management, statistics, business management or equivalent;
  • have previous experience in a similar or a related role, preferably including a combination of banking and/or risk management knowledge. This experience is considered essential for the role;
  • be self-motivated with an ability to work on own initiative with tight deadlines and adopt a solution-driven approach to work;
  • have the ability to multitask;
  • be meticulous in your work;
  • be proficient with Microsoft Office application particularly in MS Excel and MS Word; and 
  • be proficient in both Maltese and English with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

How to apply

We invite you to send us a detailed CV highlighting your qualifications, experience and achievements. Applications should reach the Bank by email on vacancies@bnf.bank.


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