Risk Officer

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Our client who aids and advise to Gaming companies is searching for a Risk Officer to join their team in Malta. In this role you will provide analyses of operational and regulatory risks across departments as well as mitigation strategies and oversee their implementation to manage risks. The successful candidate must be in possession of a first degree in a relevant field and ideally have experience in a similar role.  If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, then GRS look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Risk Officer role.
  • Analyse and assess risks affecting the different functions of the Authority
  • Analyse jurisdictional trends and internal trends to determine risk mitigating strategies required to meet the Authority’s strategic intents
  • Assist in the development of risk management tools including Key Risk Indicators and enhancing the risk scoring tool to determine the overall risk the Authority is exposed to
  • Draft reports and analyses of risk management nature
  • Draft risk management policies and procedures
  • Conduct regularly risk assessments and develop and maintain an effective risk response plan
  • Monitor and report on the Authority’s risk performance• Research the various risk factors that might affect the gaming industry and in turn the Maltese jurisdiction and the Authority
  • Keep abreast with the industry's legislation and regulatory framework
  • Advise internally stakeholders on risk mitigation techniques
  • Liaise with the Functions of the First and Third Line of Defence within the Authority as well as with external stakeholders, such as the FIAU, the NCC and other Government Bodies to consult and co-ordinate accordingly on risk related matters
  • Provide regular activity updates as directed by your superiors
  • Represent the Authority in various conferences and for michellec@grsrecruitment.coma as may be required
  • Carry out any other duties/tasks as directed by the Risk Manager and/or the CRO.
  • In possession of a first degree in a relevant field
  • Postgraduate degrees in risk management are not mandatory, but shall be considered an asset
  • A minimum of one (1) year working experience in a risk related area. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.
  • Certification from an internationally recognised Institute/Organisation will be considered an asset
  • Possession of relevant experience in the gaming industry and
  • Familiarity with the gaming regulatory framework shall be considered an asset
  • Sound understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used to manage risk within an organization
  • Able to establish an effective risk communication plan and a risk recording and reporting process
  • Possess a critical thought, excellent analytical and numerical skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to understand broader business issues
  • Excellent command of English
  • Excellent ability to produce numerical and written reports for a varied audience (colleagues, management and Board level)
  • Ability to work on own initiative, under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Ability to organise and present findings and recommendations in a constructive manner (both verbal and written)
  • High competency required in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Takes ownership and actions in line with agreed KPIs.
  • Great salary
  • Excellent offices
  • Annual fitness allowance of €100
  • Study leave (40 hours annually) and exam leave
  • Private Hospital Health Insurance cover and subsidised rate for dependents sharing the same residential address
  • Flexible working hours – starting time anytime between 7:30 and 9:30 (total workday of 8.5 hrs)
  • Remote working 2-3 days per week.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Michelle Cooper, quoting the above job reference or call +356 27780664 for further information.


Job Summary
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    25 June 2024
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  • 5877
  • michellec@grsrecruitment.com