Senior Operational Risk Officer

Reporting directly to the Head of Operational Risk, the selected candidate will mainly be responsible for assisting the team in maintaining a robust Operational Risk Management Framework across the Bank’s entities.

Malta * Full-time

Duties and responsibilities

  • Engaging with the business areas of the Group and its Entities, and contributing to the risk and control culture of the organisation through knowledge sharing and awareness
  • Reviewing policies & procedures, risk assessment materials submitted by various departments and to analyse the compliance/operation risks in new businesses / products / systems
  • Supporting in the completion of the annual Risk and Control Self Assessment (RCSA) exercise of the Group and its Entities; performing operational risk control assurance testing as required
  • Supporting and mentoring the operational risk officer/s
  • Participating in the business continuity plans and ensure that remain fit for purpose and organise tests to ensure the control environment is appropriate
  • Conducting business impact analysis and risk assessment to identify critical business functions within the Group and its Entities
  • Identifying and implementing new strategic improvement including new rules and process with partners related with card business
  • Collating data and produce reports that synthesizes card fraud trends for senior managers
  • Assisting with the implementation of new processes and software solutions and write corresponding requirements
  • Monitoring suspicious transaction activities and resolved fraud in line with Third parties requirements
  • Contacting merchants and cardholders to verify charges and prevent losses
  • Producing scheduled and ad hoc risk reports to specific stakeholders and present the information where required

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Banking & Finance or any other related area
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the banking Industry, preferably in risk management
  • Experience in card risk management will be considered a strong plus
  • Being able to work individually and collaboratively with colleagues across the Group
  • Excellent spoken and written communication in English; French knowledge will be considered a plus

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