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Legal and International Relations Officer

Job Title: Legal and International Relations Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Industry:
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 5747
Contact Name: Clive Schembri
Job Published: October 07, 2019 13:54

Job Description

A well-known institution is looking for Legal and International Relations Officer to support its growing operations. 

Job Description: 

  • Assisting the Legal and International Relations Section in:  

           - Advising the Director, Board of Governors and other Sections 

           - Negotiating and drafting Memoranda of Understanding,  

           - Transposition of EU Directives and drafting of Laws 

           - Implementing of procedures and guidance 

  • Contribute to studies, legal positions and research papers conducted and drawn up 

  • Liaise with government departments and agencies,other authorities and private entities on legal issues that may arise from time to time 

  • Assist subject persons in relation to queries on interpretation of pertinent laws 

  • Assist Compliance Section in compliance matters 

  • Complete questionnaires in relation to studies undertake and documents provided by the EU, Egmont, MONEYVAL, FATF and other organisations 

  • Keep up to date with current and new local and internation developments on prevention of money laundering. 

Job Requirements: 

  • NQF - Level 7

  • Possession of LL.D. degree and a warrant to practice as an advocate in Malta. 

  • Should be well-versed in laws that govern the prevention of money laundering and financing terrorism in Malta 

  • Knowledge of EU Directives and related domestic legislation that govern financial and ancillary services 

  • Familiarity with the operations of the financial sector 

  • Good communication skills in both Maltese and English 

  • Previous experience will be considered an asset