Employee Business Partner

People & Culture
Grade 7
Published on 14/05/2024

Job Description


About the Department

The People & Culture function within the Authority provides human resources capabilities that are essential for the fulfilment of its mission covering recruitment, retention, remuneration and reward. It acts as a strategic business partner and catalyst within the Authority to ensure the achievement of performance results through its people. As People & Culture we place employees at the heart of the Authority's mission, reflecting the drive being undertaken to bring about change and organisational growth within the MFSA.

It is also responsible for identifying training needs in the financial services sector and for developing, creating and implementing training programmes in conjunction with the relevant professional training bodies and academic institutions. The team implements other staff related provisions, including the MFSA Ethics Framework, the MFSA Anti-Fraud Policy and Occupational Health & Safety.

All projects and initiatives undertaken by the team are driven by the five MFSA values of integrity, trustworthiness, dependability, independence and excellence.

About the Role

As Employee Business Partner you will be responsible to:

Partner with business offices to understand business drivers and facilitate HR operations;

Influence the adoption of HR best practice across the assigned function;

Provide day-to-day guidance to management and employees (coaching, counselling, career development, disciplinary actions, compensation, recruitment, etc);

Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention;

Proactively identify leadership gaps and develop plans to address;

Manage recruitment, on-boarding, probation, KPIs and workforce plans;

Identify training and development needs and monitor that objectives are being met;

Provide input in salary reviews and compensation/benefits;

Other assigned projects from People & Culture Working Plan relevant to your grade's level of responsibility. 

About You

 We are looking for a candidate with solid experience in Human Resources.

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 widely recognised qualification at a comparable level.

You will also possess a minimum of three (3) years working experience in similar role. Candidates with longer experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications, but you have at least seven (7) 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. 

Public Call Permit: 236/2023