Senior Analyst (Resolution Planning)

within Resolution


Senior Analyst (Resolution Planning)

within Resolution

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About Resolution

Resolution is responsible for drafting resolution plans for banks and certain investment services firms, advise the Resolution Committee on whether an institution should go into liquidation or resolution and the application of resolution tools when necessary. Resolution interacts on an on-going basis with European institutions and local Authorities.

In order to retain its operational independence from the supervisory function, the Act contemplates the creation of a Resolution Committee and its underlying structures. The Resolution Committee shall have all the powers assigned to it by the Resolution Authority under the MFSA Act. The Resolution functions will be carried out as contemplated by the Act and as provided for by the Resolution Committee. Furthermore these structures will also have to administer the requirements emanating from the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD), Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation (SRMR), the Recovery and Resolution Regulations (RRR) and the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) on the transfer and mutualisation of contributions to the Single Resolution Fund.

The Role

The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to identify key or underlying issues in complex situations, show commitment to the objectives of Resolution and motivate others towards a common goal. He/she will join a multidisciplinary team and will be expected to join in the various duties that are undertaken by Resolution including the following tasks as necessary:

  • Prepare resolution plans and/or assist junior staff in the drafting of such plans, outlining actions to be taken and to review in a timely manner.
  • Analyse and discuss recovery plans and other supervisory documents as appropriate given the implications that such documents may have on resolution plans.
  • Conduct or assist with the resolvability assessments and apply MREL as required.
  • To liaise with the SRB-Internal Resolution Team as necessary.
  • Conducting assurance checks of the Liability Data Template and other data as required.
  • Implementing SRB policy and the EBA’s Regulatory Technical Standards.
  • Conduct policy related analysis and prepare and maintain policy documents related to Resolution planning and cooperate with the legal and policy team.
  • Participation and co-ordination of meetings.
  • Carry out work related to EU developments.
  • Conduct or assist with the analysis and preparation of comments on documents discussed in various Working Groups and Task Forces.
  • To carry out any User Acceptance Testing for relevant new projects and follow through with the projects as necessary.
  • To provide comments to the Ministry for Finance when necessary and liaise with the Central Bank of Malta and other MFSA Units.
  • To attend planned or ad-hoc meetings/conference calls internally and with other authorities and licence holders as necessary and prepare related documents a required.
  • To oversee and guide more Junior Staff in their duties.
  • To liaise with Senior Management  as required to achieve the objectives of Resolution.
  • Undertake ad-hoc assignments related to resolution aspects, that may arise from time to time and to report on the outcome of such assignments as may be appropriate and necessary.

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Economics or in a similar policy oriented background.

The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level.

A relevant post-graduate degree will be considered as an asset. You will also possess a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the area related to the role. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

How to apply

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Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to

Other Important Information

The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on under MQRIC heading.

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Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination.

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.