Head of Risk and Compliance

Reporting to the Audit & Risk Committee and the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will provide the necessary guidance in risk, regulatory and compliance matters to ensure that the Company has a robust risk management structure and meets all relevant local and international legal & regulatory obligations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Coordinate the Company's risk management process culminating in the annual top risks review;
  • Coordinate the Company's Business Continuity Planning Process.

Compliance

  • Monitor and ensure company-wide compliance with developments in applicable local and international legal & regulatory obligations, directives and standards through the regular issue of Compliance Updates;
  • Create, maintain and implement compliance-related policies in line with legislative obligations;
  • Coordinate the Company's annual compliance training program in liaison with HR;
  • Spearhead the company's anti-money laundering responsibilities including annual AML/CTF training, escalation of suspicious transaction activity reports and support the business on AML/CTF queries;
  • Fulfil the Company's Data Protection Officer responsibilities.

Regulatory

  • Interact with the Postal Regulators to ensure the Company's adherence to its local and international regulatory obligations;
  • Submit timely regulatory reports and coordinate responses to Consultation Papers issued by, or called for by regulatory bodies;
  • Monitor regulatory updates and decisions and disseminate as necessary within the business;
  • Advise internal stakeholders on local and foreign regulatory obligations and recommend best courses of action;
  • Act as the Company's focal point for regulatory issues with the various authorities.

The successful candidate would:

  • Preferably hold a degree in a management related area;
  • Preferably have at least 3 years experience in a similar post ideally within the communications or financial sectors;
  • Possess strong communication skills (written and verbal) in Maltese and English.

Interested persons are kindly invited to submit a handwritten letter of application addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, referring also to the vacancy being applied for and supported by a detailed curriculum vitae on careers@maltapost.com or by post to:

MaltaPost p.l.c. Head Office,
305, Qormi Road,
Marsa, MTP1001

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Soliciting will automatically result in disqualification.