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Senior Analyst (Resolution Planning) within Resolution

Job Title: Senior Analyst (Resolution Planning) within Resolution
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: RES/010/19
Job Published: May 13, 2019 16:07

Job Description

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.


*Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. MFSA, in this case, is responsible to manage the application process. In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact, and we will direct your query to the relevant contact at MFSA.

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