Officer - Authorisations

Full Time
Published on 06/05/2024

Job Description


Position Title: Officer - Authorisations

Department: Authorisations – Regulatory Directorate

Reports to: Senior Executive – Authorisations


Job Purpose

As an Officer within the Authorisations Department, you will be reviewing personal and entity declaration forms, as well as other types of applications, liasing with the applicants, issuing respective approvals, and maintaining the information on the Authority’s database 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, approvals  and Renewals of such Authorisations granted by the Authority;
  • Participate in meetings with prospective applicants. 
  • Formulating; and/or assist in the development/formulation 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;
  • Ensuring the goals and functions of the Authority and the Department are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times;
  • Liaising with other Departments as necessary;
  • Carrying out any other duties/tasks as may be instructed from time to time by the management team.

Technical/Professional Expertise

  • Diploma in Business, Management, Finance, Criminology or equivalent;.
  • Work experiencein reviewing Corporate Structures and/or KYC checks would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge inAccounting practice would also be considered an asset;
  • Thinks analytically, is highly motivated and with good communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team, manage multiple engagements, and thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to identify high-risk areas, presenting your findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing;
  • Take ownership of your responsibilities, demonstrating motivation, professionalism, and excellent communication skills.


  • Ongoing training
  • Hybrid work model
  • Work-life balance with flexible hours
  • Recognition & rewards program
  • International exposure
  • Continuous learning and development programs


  • English