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Investigations Officer

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    Clive Schembri

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    about 1 month ago

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    Clive Schembri

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    Regulatory & Compliance

A well-established Institution is seeking to employ an Investigations Officer who will be responsible for conducting any investigations related to any gaming operations identified as suspicious or in breach of the applicable laws, regulations and directives, as may be deemed necessary from time to time. Shall be reporting directly to the Compliance Senior Executive. 

Job Description: 

  • Conducting investigations on reported or identified gaming operations which are considered suspicious or in breach of the applicable, laws, regulations and directives. 

  • Issue reports on the findings of the investigations carried out. 

  • Set out recommendations for the actions to be taken by the Institution when the investigations show suspicion or breach. 

  • Offer investigative support to other areas of the MGA as instructed by senior management. 

  • Follow new developments, policies and procedures issued by EU institutions, the Government of Malta, its authorities and entities as well as organisations and constituted bodies. 

  • Represent the Institution, in meetings with other parties ranging from licensees, consultants, as well as other Authorities/Directorates and Government Officials when required. 

  • Manage and handle requests for information (RFI’s) sought by public authorities such as the Financial Analysis Investigations Unit (FIAU), Asset Recovery Bureau (ARB), Police and others as necessary. 

  • Devise and update procedures in setting up and develop the required processes related to investigations of gaming operations in order to detect irregularities or suspicions thereof, and duly report any findings. 

  • Ensure that the goals and functions of the Institution are met and that professional standards are always maintained.  

  • Handle any other ad-hoc tasks pertinent to investigative work when required. 

Job Requirements: 

  • In possession of a qualification that is comparable to a Degree level (MQF Level 6) or higher in investigative related subjects.  

  • Experience in the gaming industry shall be considered an asset.  

  • Experience in investigations/compliance in gaming or financial services shall be considered as an asset. 

  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken. 

  • Be computer savvy. 

  • Be capable of working within a team, manage multiple engagements and work to demanding deadlines.  

  • Ability to identify and report on sensitive issues. 

  • Be in possession of strong analytical skills and ability to collect, organise, analyse, and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy. 

  • Be smart, highly motivated, well presented and with good communication skills. 

  • Think and act strategically.  

  • Take ownership and actions.