HR Officer

People & Culture
Indefinite
Grade 8
Published on 14/05/2024
Hybrid

Job Description

Overview

About Department

The People and Culture function provides human resources essential for the fulfilment of the MFSA’s mandate, covering recruitment, retention, and learning and development. Adopting an HR Business Partner approach to talent management, the function places employees at the heart of the Authority’s mission, reflecting the drive being undertaken to bring about change and organisational growth. The team implements other staff-related provisions, including the MFSA Ethics Framework, Occupational Health and Safety, and training programmes under the Financial Supervisors Academy (FSA).

About Role

The HR Officer plays a critical role in HR Operations, focusing on managing HR data and systems effectively. This position is responsible for overseeing various HR activities to ensure operational efficiency and compliance. The role requires strong attention to detail and a proactive approach to maintaining accurate HR records and systems.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and update employee records and HR databases, ensuring accuracy, confidentiality, and compliance with data protection regulations;
  • Conduct regular data quality checks to ensure data integrity and accuracy in HR systems;
  • Administer employee benefits programs such as life and health insurance and provide support to employees on benefits-related inquiries;
  • Track and process employee referral incentives according to established guidelines;
  • Conduct background checks on prospective employees;
  • Serve as a point of contact for Jobsplus and coordinate related tasks;
  • Prepare and submit reports to external agencies; and
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective communication and collaboration.

About You

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. 

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least 5 years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

Other Information

The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates. 

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on www.ncfhe.gov.mt under MQRIC heading. 

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage www.mfsa.mt. 

Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination. 

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates. 

Jobsplus Permit Number: 469/2024