Officer - Authorisations

Full Time

Job Description


Position Title: Officer - Authorisations

Department: Authorisations Regulatory Directorate

Reports to: Senior ExecutiveAuthorisations

Job Purpose

As an Officer within the Authorisations Department, the candidate will be  assisting the Authorisations Department in the processing of all applications received by the Malta Gaming Authority, issuing of approvals and in keeping information on all licensee up-to-date.

Key Accountabilities/Key Activities

  • Carrying out a qualitative review of applications received by the Malta Gaming Authority to ensure that companies have submitted the required documentation, applications are complete and the respective fees have been paid;
  • Reviewing any due diligence documents and following up with Criminal Probity Team for relevant vetting, in respect of new applications, share and license transfer requests;
  • Maintaining information on all licensees up to date on the Authority’s systems and databases;
  • Processing and issuing approvals for Key Persons and other Certificates;
  • Drafting and issuing Authorisations and renewals of such Authorisations granted by the Authority;
  • Co-ordinating with Licensees and following up on any license conditions;
  • Reviewing and drafting approvals for any other additional changes, such as changes within corporate entities, changes within the corporate structure, changes in directors, key persons, games and/or game providers, register/operating address and other company statutory changes;
  • Participating in meetings and/or calls with prospective applicants and licensees and handling of general queries received via e-mail or telephone;
  • Assisting in the development/formula.tion of; and/or maintaining processes/policies to achieve the objectives of the Department as may be communicated from time to time;
  • Attending training, conferences and fora as required by the Malta Gaming Authority;
  • Carrying out any other duties/tasks as may be instructed from time to time by the Senior Executive, Team Lead, Manager, Head and/or Chief Regulatory Officer

Technical/Professional Expertise

  • In possession of an undergraduate Degree
  • Experience in the gaming industry shall be considered an asset;
  • Experience in business , commerce, accountancy/finance and/or IT shall be considered an asset;
  • Be capable of working within a team, manage multiple engagements and work to demanding deadlines;
  • Ability to identify high risk areas and organise and present findings and recommendations in a concise manner (both verbal and written);
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment;
  • Thinks analytically and acts strategically;
  • Takes ownership and actions