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At Mediterranean Bank we value our employees and strive to continuously invest in our workforce. The environment is dynamic and offers challenging yet exciting opportunities for growth and development. We are always on the lookout for new talent to further complement our teams.

Our Vision

To be a premier Maltese bank, operating both locally and abroad, and to create world class operational capabilities in Malta which support our international services.

Our Mission

To provide a superior banking experience, by offering value-added services that foster the confidence of our stakeholders, build long-term customer relationships and exceed the expectations of our clients.

  • Corporate Relationship Officer - CRO-0072
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The Corporate Relationship Officer will form part of the Corporate Banking team responsible to promote, sell and maintain relationships with new and existing corporate banking customers.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Actively promoting the Bank’s services, in line with the Bank’s strategy and corporate business plans

    • Attracting new customers

    • Retaining, managing and increasing business from existing customers

    • Cross selling other products of the Bank (foreign exchange, investments, lending and retail products)

    • Ensuring control requirements of the business are adhered to

    • Ensuring that all payments are in line with a company’s business

    • Maintaining a high standard of customer service in order to increase the Bank's market share

    • Keeping abreast of the latest market developments, competitors trends and market intelligence

    • Other duties to be determined from time to time by the Head of Corporate Banking/ Corporate Relationship Manager

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Diploma/Degree in Banking with three years’ experience working in a bank or financial institution

    • Able to work in a target and performance oriented manner

    • Possess a customer centric attitude and approach to sales

    • Able to develop and build relationships both internally and externally

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Maltese

  • Head of IT Security - HITS0071
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The Head of IT Security manages the development and delivery of IT security standards, best practices, architecture and systems to ensure information systems security across the enterprise. The selected candidate will manage and participate in the planning and implementation of security administration for all IT projects, the evaluation and selection of security applications and systems. In addition, the selected candidate will recommend and implement changes to work methods and procedures to make them more effective or to strengthen security measures.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Providing direction to staff to ensure risk is minimized through the development and maintenance of information security processes

    • Directly responsible for IT Security Operations, Vulnerability Management and Cyber Threat Intelligence

    • Responding to incidents and communicating information security issues to management and clients

    • Implementing processes and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards whilst facilitating the migration of non-compliant environments to compliant environments

    • Responsible for the technical information security architecture, network and system security design, implementation, and management of information security systems and/or programs

    • Conducting studies within and outside the organization to ensure compliance with standards and currency with industry security norms

    • Evaluating new technology solutions and techniques for implementation to ensure company assets are not comprised

    • Preparing and analysing activity reports for areas of concern which eventually will be presented to management

    • Ensuring the protection of corporate data and/or applications accessed by customers and vendors

    • Managing staff and motivating employees through talent and performance management

    • Other duties to be determined from time to time by the Chief Risk Officer

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. Professional certification is preferred. Technical certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, CISM will be considered an asset

    • Knowledge of Bank business environment and the ability to evaluate information security risk implications

    • Extensive knowledge of common information security management frameworks

    • Extensive experience working with a diverse range of data sources/streams and managing these effectively

    • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills

    • Proficiency in developing partnership-oriented relationships with internal and external business executives and functional leaders

    • Strong background in security operations, process, solutions and technologies

    • Strong understanding of policy, compliance, and best practice security principles

    • Extensive knowledge of Linux, Windows, and Network Operating Systems

    • Extensive knowledge of infrastructure, key processes, and technology-oriented risk issues, specifically around security and privacy

    • Extensive experience with enterprise risk assessment methodologies

    • Proficiency at multitasking in a fast-paced environment with focus on timeliness, documentation, and communications with peers and business users alike

    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing, to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels (executives, regulators, clients, etc.)

    • Results oriented, business focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units

  • Internal Audit Manager - IAM0075
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for leading audit reviews, across the entire business, to add value and improve operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of controls, processes and practices.

    Applicants should have extensive internal audit experience preferably having exposure to banking audits and are strong communicators who can work well within a small team.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Establishing and maintaining effective professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

    • Ensuring the adoption of proper risk-based audit planning procedures.

    • Indentifying effective and efficient control tests, including the development of new audit tools and methodologies to facilitate the identification of risks.

    • Flowcharting, evaluating and monitoring business processes and controls and governance practices.

    • Standardising audit programmes to ensure that all significant risks are adequately considered.

    • Providing feedback and recommendations for improvement whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.

    • Participating in discussions with key business stakeholders leading to final issue acceptance and remediation.

    • Providing feedback with regards to the setting of resolution deadlines for particular audit findings.

    • Supporting other departments to assist the correct implementation of the recommended business processes.

    • Other duties as determined by the Chief Internal Audit Officer.

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • A qualification in Audit or Accountancy (IIA / ACA / ACCA).

      Knowledge of credit or lending banking products especially relating to syndicated loan market and the relevant areas of regulation, will be desirable.

    • Ability to influence and gain the respect of management, stakeholders and peers.

    • Confident and courageous to raise and escalate issues in a proactive, professional and timely manner.

    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Internal Audit Manager - Credit Risk - CRIAM0059
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The principal focus of the Internal Audit Manager – Credit Risk’s role is to perform audit reviews of the Group’s domestic loan portfolio and international syndicated loan portfolio. Other audit work will also be assigned to add value and improve operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Ensuring the adoption of proper risk-based audit planning procedures
    • Identifying effective and efficient control tests, including the development of new audit tools and methodologies to facilitate the identification of risks
    • Flowcharting, evaluating and monitoring business processes, controls and governance practices
    • Standardising audit programmes to ensure that all significant risks are adequately considered
    • Providing feedback and recommendations for improvement whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices. Participating in discussions with key business stakeholders leading to final issue acceptance and remediation
    • Providing feedback with regard to the setting of resolution deadlines for particular audit findings
    • Supporting other departments to assist the correct implementation of the recommended business processes
    • Undertaking the necessary continuous professional education
    • Other duties as determined by the Chief Internal Audit Officer

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • A qualification in Audit or Accountancy (ACA/ACCA/IIA)
    • Knowledge of credit or lending banking products especially relating to the syndicated loan market and the relevant areas of regulation
    • Strong analytic skills and familiarity with current credit risk practices and credit risk mitigation techniques would also be valuable
    • Ability to influence and gain the respect of management, stakeholders and peers
    • Confident and courageous to raise and escalate issues in a proactive, professional and timely manner
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Previous internal audit experience in credit review within a credit / banking institution would be considered an asset
  • Management Reporting Analyst - RRA-0067
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    Directly reporting to the Management Reporting Manager, the chosen candidate will form part of the Bank’s Regulatory Team and will be mainly responsible for preparing the Group’s management accounts to be presented to the Board and Executive Committee members. In addition to this, the selected employee will monitor and analyse actual versus budgeted results and will assist management in their day-to-day business decisions by preparing monthly analytical reviews by business line. The candidate will work with other support functions to understand the business requirements for new products and improve accounting practices for existing products.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Maintaining the general ledger of the different entities within the Group

    • Preparing monthly management accounts by legal entity

    • Assisting in the preparation of consolidated management accounts

    • Compiling monthly variance analysis to be discussed with the various business and support functions

    • Opening of new general ledger accounts

    • Assisting in the testing of new products or any other amendments required to the systems 

    • Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets as well as any updates required throughout the year

    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the management

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Partly qualified accountant or studying to obtain ACCA qualification or similar

    • Proficient in Microsoft applications (in particular MS Excel)

    • Strong problem solving skills

    • Practical knowledge of IFRS and its implications on reporting

    • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative

    • Experience in a similar function will be considered as an asset

  • Product Control Officer - PCA0076
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    Directly reporting to the Product Control Manager, the chosen candidate will form part of the Finance Department and will be mainly responsible for measuring the performance of Corporate Credit and Treasury portfolios and accounting for financial instruments. The selected candidate will be working with the Bank’s support functions and business departments on a regular basis and will also be in continual contact with our office in London.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Ensuring that Treasury products (including securities, loans and FX products) are accounted for correctly

    • Preparing and reviewing  bond schedules and related hedge accounting workings

    • Performing monthly analytical reviews of Treasury income, expenses and balances

    • Assisting in loan accounting processes including the preparation of system inputs, accounting entries and analysis of monthly results

    • Preparing and analysing monthly reconciliations of securities and loans between Front Office and Treasury systems and accounting ledgers

    • Following up and clearing on any system variances identified

    • Producing of other daily comprehensive income, monthly schedules and other information required for regulatory reporting

    • Ensuring nostro open items relating to product control are cleared on a timely basis

    • Preparing of  business packs to be distributed and discussed with the respective Head of Departments

    • Assessing that current processes and controls are in place with the aim of ensuring a robust control environment

    • Validating and testing of the accounting for new products

    • Validating and testing of new systems

    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Product Control Manager

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Newly qualified accountant (or at final stages of qualifying)

    • Strong knowledge of MS Excel

    • Good at problem solving

    • Proven ability in financial and management accounting and taxation matters

    • Practical knowledge of IFRS and its implications on reporting

    • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative

    • Effective partner with other stakeholders support functions and businesses

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    • Willing to learn and grow through personal development

  • Qualified Financial Reporting and Control Analyst - FPA0069
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    Directly reporting to the Financial Reporting and Control Manager, the chosen candidate will be mainly responsible for enhancing control processes within the finance function and for the compilation of financial statements and tax submissions. The selected candidate will be in regular contact with our offices in Brussels and London as well as working with the Bank’s support functions and business departments.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Identifying initiatives for continuous improvement

    • Ensuring necessary financial processes and controls are in place for adequate and accurate financial reporting
    • Ensuring full reconciliation between management and financial reporting packs
    • Challenging the current practices and procedures while developing and implementing effective changes
    • Ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices, group accounting policies and other regulatory accounting guidelines
    • Compiling statutory financial statements of the various Group entities in line with accounting standards
    • Preparing tax returns and other documentations required by tax authorities
    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Financial Reporting and Control Manager

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Newly qualified accountant (or at final stages of qualifying)

    • Strong knowledge of MS Excel

    • Strong problem solving skills

    • Proven ability in financial and management accounting and taxation matters

    • Practical knowledge of IFRS and its implications on reporting

    • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative

    • Effective working relationship with other stakeholders support functions and businesses

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to drive change effectively

    • A will to learn and grow through personal development

  • Senior Back Office and Settlements Officer - SBOSO0077
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The Senior Back Office and Settlements Officer will mainly be responsible for the Bank’s daily settlements.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Validating and verifying cash entries, payment orders and any transactions or processes

    • Ensuring that tasks are assigned clearly and in a timely manner

    • Assisting the Manager/ Head of Department in assigned projects

    • Drawing up new processes and maintaining a regular update of procedures of existing processes

    • Addressing internal department requests and queries

    • Managing and supporting the team members in their daily duties

    • Ensuring business stability and continuity of processes within the Back Office Department

    • Other duties to be determined from time to time by the Head of Back Office and Settlements

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Banking background attained from previous work experience or qualifications

    • Knowledge of SEPA and SWIFT functionality

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

    • Fluent in written and spoken English
    • Strong communication skills and able to work in a team
    • Able to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Senior Business Analyst - SBA0062
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for translating the Bank's operational, technology and business needs into processes, system specifications and projects, thereby supporting the Bank's ambitious business goals.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Designing and documenting detailed specifications and plans for new activities, processes, products and services, as well as for any significant changes planned to existing activities
    • Defining high-level requirements through interviews and research and through data analysis
    • Producing process maps and system flow diagrams
    • Ensuring that exception, control, and management information reporting processes are considered
    • Preparing presentations to relevant committees and executives, including the Bank's New Product Committee
    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Chief Technology Officer

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • At least five years’ experience of functional analysis and design within a Financial Services environment
    • Project or program management experience, potentially evidenced by a professional certification
    • Significant experience in one or more of the following areas:
      • Regulatory Reporting
      • Data Analysis
      • Online retail or corporate banking
      • Online Corporate lending
      • Payments and settlements
      • Wealth management and trading
    • Excellent communication skills, with demonstrable ability to present effectively at all levels including executive management
    • A highly-developed sense of teamwork and cooperation
    • Experience in operating within a formal project management environment  
  • Software Development Quality Assurance Officer - SDQAO0078
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    The Software Development QA Officer will ensure that developed products meet design specifications and are within the Bank’s quality limits and standards.  Additionally, the chosen candidate will develop and apply customised test procedures for the Bank’s products and communicate continuously with developers and technical support specialists on product issues.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Designing test plans, scenarios, scripts, and procedures
    • Testing system modifications to prepare for implementation
    • Developing testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability
    • Documenting software defects using a bug tracking system and reporting defects to software developers and project managers
    • Identifying, analysing, and documenting problems with program function, output, online screen, or content
    • Monitoring bug resolution efforts and tracking success
    • Participating in product design reviews, providing input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
    • Reviewing software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, completeness and to mitigate risks
    • Achieving a service-focused culture with emphasis on delivering high-quality projects on time
    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Quality Assurance Officer and Head of Online Platforms and Electronic Channels

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

    • Experience in interpreting SOAP, XML and JSON objects

    • Experience in understanding MSSQL

    • Experience with QA processes and methodologies (both automated and manual test processes)

    • Proficient in testing web technologies including web sites, APIs and RESTful Web Services

    • Working knowledge in C#, Selenium and NUnit

    • Results-oriented with a strong ability to prioritise and deliver results

    • Strong collaborator and team player across internal and external team members

    • Strong problem resolution, analysis and troubleshooting skills

    • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

    • Fast learner and able to adapt and navigate quickly with minimal guidance and supervision

    • Able to adapt to changing requirements and priorities

    • Prior experience with Jira, Git, GitLab, Bamboo, Confluence will be considered an asset

  • Warranted Financial Reporting and Control Analyst - FPA-0068
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    Directly reporting to the Financial Reporting and Control Manager, the chosen candidate will be mainly responsible for assisting in enhancing control processes within the finance function and in the compilation of financial statements and tax submissions. The selected candidate will be in regular contact with our offices in Brussels and London as well as working with the Bank’s support functions and business departments. 

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Identifying initiatives for continuous improvement
    • Ensuring necessary financial processes and controls are in place to ensure adequate and accurate financial reporting 

    • Ensuring full reconciliation between management and financial reporting packs 

    • Establishing a good relationship with other functions within the Group

    • Challenging the current practices and procedures and developing and implementing effective changes

    • Ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices, Group accounting policies and other regulatory accounting guidelines

    • Compiling statutory financial statements of the various entities of the Group in line with accounting standards

    • Developing good working relationships with external and internal audit teams

    • Preparing tax returns and other documentations required by tax authorities

    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Financial Reporting and Control Manager

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Newly warranted accountant  
    • Strong knowledge of MS Excel 
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Proven ability in financial and management accounting and taxation matters

    • Practical knowledge of IFRS and its implications on reporting

    • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative

    • Capable of building effective working relationship with other stakeholders, support functions and businesses

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to drive change effectively

    • A will to learn and grow through personal development

  • Web Developer - WD0061
    Closing Date: Feb 3, 2017
    Status: Open

    As part of the Bank’s technology team, the candidate will work closely with  business analysts and other operations teams maintaining  and developing the company’s websites, strengthening our brand and constantly improving/optimizing UI and UX across our various platforms, using best practices in software development.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Maintaining/developing company websites
    • Creating site layout/user interfaces from design concepts using standard HTML/CSS practices
    • Executing all change requests and daily updates to the content and structure of our websites, including the administration of the company’s Content Management System and its daily updates
    • Working together with our marketing teams, building HTML templates and site mock-ups for various projects
    • Carrying out full quality checks on both pre and post production platforms
    • Other duties as may be determined from time to time by the Head of Online Platforms and Electronic Channels

    Required knowledge, skills and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject, or portfolio of work that demonstrates expected competence as a Web Developer
    • Working knowledge of ASP.NET MVC and C#
    • Working knowledge of relational databases, SQL
    • Solid front-end web development skills (HTML, CSS and CSS pre-processors, JavaScript)
    • Experience working with Source Code Control systems
    • Basic understanding of UX design principles
    • Strong communication and organisational skills
    • Attention to detail and quality control
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment
    • Knowledge in AngularJS and SQL Server will be considered an asset

How to apply

Please submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering email to the attention of the HR Manager on jobs@medbank.com.mt including the vacancy title in subject by the closing date. All applications will be acknowledged and treated in strictest confidence. Late applications will not be considered.

Give us a call

(+356) 2557 4400

Mon – Fri 8:00am to 6:00pm
Sat 8:00am to 1:00pm

Send us an email

info@medbank.com.mt

Write to us

Mediterranean Bank plc
10, St. Barbara Bastion
Valletta VLT 1961 Malta