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Job Description

 

Overall Purpose of the Position

The Employee will form part of the Authority’s Management Team and shall be directly answerable in the performance of his/her duties and conduct to the Chief Strategy, Policy and Governance of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA). The employee shall be mainly responsible to provide services to support the proper management of the Authority’s legal function, with a particular focus on legal affairs and representation of the MDIA in all legal matters, including litigation, negotiations and other legal matters as required.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Legal Associate Officer shall be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Supporting the Chief Strategy, Policy and Governance in providing legal advice to Chief Officers, members of the management team and other members of the Authority as required. Drafting and/or reviewing internal processes, procedures, guidelines and manuals;
  • Assisting in the handling of all corporate legal processes/documentation/correspondence as the need may be, keeping in mind the dynamic technological/regulatory environment of MDIA;
  • Drafting legal documentation and mediating or conducting negotiations on behalf of the MDIA;
  • Research and anticipate legal risks;
  • Support in GDPR/FOI duties;
  • Liaising with PDPI in formulating MDIAs position in respect to International Affairs;
  • Participating in and taking a leading role in the drafting of proposals of legislation as required by the Chief Strategy, Policy and Governance and, or other officers of the MDIA;
  • Taking a proactive role in ensuring that the Authority meets its obligations in terms of local legislation, EU directives and corporate governance requirements;
  • Proposing practical legal solutions addressing issues that arise daily in the regulation of the digital innovation sector;
  • Co-ordinating the legal tasks assigned to the Legal function as may be directed by the Chief Strategy, Policy and Governance;
  • Demonstrating a sound knowledge and understanding of Maltese and European legislation and providing the Chief Strategy, Policy and Governance with the required support regarding the interpretation of legal documentation;
  • Providing legal advice on a wide range of contractual and governmental obligations, as directed or requested by the Authority’s senior management personnel;
  • Ensuring the protection of data and compliance with the relevant Acts on an ongoing basis, and providing the necessary legal advice as and when required;
  • Representing the MDIA in all legal matters, including litigation, negotiations and other legal matters as required;
  • Drafting and checking of contracts;
  • Liaising with the Authority’s consultants in relation to different projects on an ongoing basis as required.

Authority Levels

  • Developing, implementing, establishing, maintaining and monitoring policies, procedures and practices;
  • Delegating responsibility to staff as may be required;
  • Making recommendations to the Chief Strategy, Policy and Governance on different ways in which the legislation and MDIA Guidelines and policies can be improved.

Working Conditions

  • Attendance outside normal office hours may be required.

Main Communication Channels (Key Working Relationships)

  • Liaison with Departments of the Authority and with other bodies;
  • Resolving litigation and dispute with stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Applicants must be in possession of the following:

  1. A recognized qualification at MQF Level 6 in legal/law or related area, and preferably be able to practice in Maltese law courts;
  2. Specialization in Technology, Associated Regulations, and Technology Compliance is considered as an asset;
  3. European Computer Driving License (ECDL) or an equivalent, recognized qualification;
  4. Soft skills required:
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment;
    • Ability to multi-task;
    • Good communication skills;
    • Ability to work within a team;
    • Self-confidence, pleasant personality, be smart and alert.

Interested applicants are to send their CV to careers@mdia.gov.mt by no later than 12th June 2023.

Manager (Business Development) - Jobsplus Permit No. 344/2022

Post TitleManager (Business Development)
Department    Strategy, Policy and Governance
GradeCL6 – Manager (Indefinite)
Reporting to   Chief Officer or Senior Management Officer as may be designated by the CEO

Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Position

The Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that will help MDIA achieve its objectives and maximize opportunities. The Manager will also be responsible for identifying and implementing potential regulatory optimizations initiatives and working with the relevant parties to ensure that the Authority is operating optimally within the regulatory framework.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Manager shall be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Develop and implement a business development strategy aligned with MDIA's overall strategic plan, aimed at identifying and maximizing business opportunities;
  • Conduct horizon scanning and analysis to identify potential opportunities, threats, and competitive landscape;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including industry players, government officials, and other relevant parties;
  • Work closely with MDIA's senior management team to identify and pursue new opportunities;
  • Provide guidance and support to MDIA's staff on business development matters;
  • Identify and implement regulatory optimizations initiatives, including development of new guidelines;
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environment in which MDIA operates;
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management and other stakeholders on business development and regulatory optimization matters;
  • Attend conferences and other relevant events to represent MDIA and network with potential partners and clients.

Authority Levels

  • Developing, implementing, establishing, maintaining, and monitoring policies, procedures, and practices;
  • Delegating responsibility to staff, when applicable;
  • Making recommendations to the Chief Officer.

Working Conditions

  • Attendance outside normal office hours may be required;
  • Duties abroad when as required in line with the exigencies of the Authority.

Main Communication Channels (Key Working Relationships)

  • Liaison with Offices/ Units of the Authority and with other bodies and entities;
  • Economic operators and service providers;
  • Potential applicants.

Job Requirements

By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must have:

  1. A solid background in IT, Public Relations, Business Management, or another related background which may be considered relevant for this post; AND

  2. 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 recognized professional qualification at a comparable level**. If the candidate does not have the necessary academic or professional qualification but have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in a similar role, the Authority would still be interested in speaking with him/her/they; AND
  3. A minimum of three (3) years working in a relevant area. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred; AND
  4. Soft skills required:
    • Quality-driven: Ability to continuously strives to deliver high-quality service by adding value to stakeholders, fostering an entrepreneurial culture, as well as by having the flexibility to respond to shifts in the industry.
    • Knowledgeable: Commitment to continuous professional development and industry training.
    • Transparent: Ability to carry out all activities with openness, integrity, diligence, expertise, trustworthiness and objectivity, while maintaining the highest professional standards.
    • Collaborative: Capacity to share ideas and disseminate information with stakeholders, work in a team and be responsive to queries from other entities and the public.
    • Reliable: Ability to be productive to pave the way for new opportunities. In so doing, it seeks to be a reliable body for the various internal and external stakeholders that require the Authority’s services in any capacity.

*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 at application stage. Details can be obtained by accessing the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) website on https://mfhea.mt/ under MQRIC heading.

** A recognised Qualification comparable to the required number of ECTS/ECVET credits, as applicable, is only accepted subject to an MQRIC formal recognition statement being submitted with the application.

Interested applicants are to send their CV to careers@mdia.gov.mt by no later than 14th June 2023.

Manager (Training and Innovation Ecosystem) - Jobsplus Permit No. 365/2023

Post TitleTraining and Innovation Ecosystems Manager
Department    European Digital Innovation Hub
GradeCL6 – Manager (Definite)
Reporting to   Head (EDIH) or to Senior Management Officer as may be designated by the CEO

 

Job Description

 

Overall Purpose of the Position

The Employee will form part of the Authority's Management Team and shall be directly answerable in the performance of his/her duties and conduct to the Head (European Digital Innovation Hub) of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) or to any senior management officer as may be designated by the CEO.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Training and Innovation Ecosystems Manager will be responsible for managing training programs and initiatives that support innovation and entrepreneurship. They will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement training programs, evaluate their effectiveness, and refine them to meet the evolving needs of the ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have experience in program management, a deep understanding of the innovation ecosystem, and a passion for supporting the growth and success of entrepreneurs.

  • Develop and implement training programs that support innovation and entrepreneurship, including workshops, webinars, and other educational resources;
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify training needs and develop programs that address those needs;
  • Manage the design, development, and delivery of training programs, ensuring they meet quality standards and align with organizational goals;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, using data and feedback to make improvements and refine the programs over time;
  • Build and maintain relationships with training partners and other stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem, including entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and service providers;
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organization to integrate training programs with broader initiatives and goals;
  • Stay up-to-date on trends and best practices in training and development, and incorporate this knowledge into the design and delivery of programs;
  • Develop metrics and measurement tools to track the impact and effectiveness of training programs, and report on these metrics to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to expand the reach and impact of training programs, including partnerships with other organizations and the development of new resources and tools;
  • Develop and implement strategies for building and managing relationships with key stakeholders in the training and innovation ecosystems, including industry associations, academic institutions, government agencies, and community organizations;
  • Conduct research and analysis of emerging trends and best practices in training and innovation, and use this information to inform the design and delivery of training programs and innovation initiatives;
  • Work closely with internal and external partners to identify training needs and develop customized training programs that meet the specific needs of various stakeholder groups;
  • Manage the development and implementation of innovation initiatives, including ideation, prototyping, and commercialization, and coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely delivery;
  • Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to develop and execute effective communication strategies that promote training and innovation initiatives to key audiences;
  • Develop and manage budgets for training and innovation initiatives and track key performance metrics to ensure the programs are meeting their goals and objectives;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with funding agencies and philanthropic organizations to secure funding for training and innovation initiatives;
  • Represent the organization at key conferences, events, and industry gatherings to promote the organization's training and innovation initiatives and build relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Conduct needs assessments and evaluation surveys to measure the effectiveness of training programs and innovation initiatives and use this feedback to continuously improve the programs;
  • Collaborate with HR and other departments to ensure that training and innovation programs align with the overall goals and objectives of the organization, and support employee development and career growth.

Authority Levels

  • Developing, implementing, establishing, approving, maintaining and monitoring policies, procedures and practices;
  • Delegating responsibility to staff as may be required;
  • Making recommendations to the (CEO) of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) or to a Chief as designated by the CEO.

Working Conditions

  • Attendance outside normal office hours may be required;
  • Duties abroad when as required in line with the exigencies of the Authority.

Main Communication Channels (Key Working Relationships)

  • Liaison with Departments of the Authority and with other bodies;
  • Dealing with suppliers;
  • Resolving employee and candidate disputes.

Job Requirements

By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be:

  1. Nationality or Citizenship:
    1. Citizens of Malta; Or
    2. Citizens of other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; Or
    3. Citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; Or
    4. Any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); Or
    5. Third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third-country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007”; Or
    6. In possession of a residence document issued in terms of the “Residence Status of United Kingdom Nationals and their Family Members in Malta in accordance with the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community Regulations”.


    The advice of the Citizenship Unit within Community Malta Agency and the Expatriates Unit within Identity Malta Agency should be sought as necessary in the interpretation of the above provisions.


    The appointment of candidates referred to at (b), (c), (d) and (e) above would necessitate the issue of an employment licence in so far as this is required by the Immigration Act and subsidiary legislation. JobsPlus should be consulted as necessary on this issue.


    AND

  2. Applicants must be in possession of one of the following:
    • A recognised Master's degree at MQF Level 7* (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent**) in Business/Management/Communication/Innovation/Entrepreneurship/Training/Commerce/ Marketing/Public Policy/ICT or in a pertinent and relevant area of study, plus one (1) year proven relevant work experience; OR
    • A recognised Bachelor's degree at MQF Level 6* (subject to a minimum of 180 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent**) in Business/Management/Communication/Innovation/Entrepreneurship/Training/Commerce/ Marketing/Public Policy/ICT or in a pertinent and relevant area of study, plus three (3) years proven relevant work experience; OR

      Candidates who do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but have at least ten (10) years of relevant senior managerial experience, may still apply as the MDIA may still be interested in speaking with them.

      *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 at application stage. Details can be obtained by accessing the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) website on https://mfhea.mt/ under MQRIC heading.

       


      ** A recognised Qualification comparable to the required number of ECTS/ECVET credits, as applicable, is only accepted subject to an MQRIC formal recognition statement being submitted with the application.

      AND

  3. Able to communicate in Maltese and English Languages; AND
  4. Soft skills required:
    • Quality-driven: Ability to continuously strives to deliver high-quality service by adding value to stakeholders, fostering an entrepreneurial culture, as well as by having the flexibility to respond to shifts in the industry.

    • Knowledgeable: Commitment to continuous professional development and industry training.

    •  Transparent: Ability to carry out all activities with openness, integrity, diligence, expertise, trustworthiness and objectivity, while maintaining the highest professional standards.

    • Collaborative: Capacity to share ideas and disseminate information with stakeholders, work in a team and be responsive to queries from other entities and the public.

    • Reliable: Ability to be productive to pave the way for new opportunities. In so doing, it seeks to be a reliable body for the various internal and external stakeholders that require the Authority’s services in any capacity

 

Interested applicants are to send their CV to careers@mdia.gov.mt by no later than 14th June 2023.

Manager (Entrepreneurship Service Development) - Jobsplus Permit No. 364/2023

Post TitleEntrepreneurship Service Development Manager
Department    European Digital Innovation Hub
GradeCL6 – Manager (Definite)
Reporting to   Head (EDIH) or the Senior Management Officer as may be designated by the CEO

 

Job Description

 

Overall Purpose of the Position

The Employee will form part of the Authority's Management Team and shall be directly answerable in the performance of his/her duties and conduct to the Head (European Digital Innovation Hub) of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) or to any Senior Management Officer as may be designated by the CEO.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Entrepreneurship Service Development Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing programs and services that support entrepreneurship and innovation. They will work closely with internal teams, external partners, and entrepreneurs to identify areas of need and design solutions that will help businesses succeed. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, experience in program management, and a passion for supporting entrepreneurship.

  • Develop and implement programs and services that support entrepreneurship and innovation, including training and mentoring programs, incubation and acceleration programs, and access to funding and resources;
  • Work closely with internal teams, external partners, and entrepreneurs to identify areas of need and design solutions that will help businesses succeed;
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship community, including investors, mentors, advisors, and service providers;
  • Develop metrics and measurement tools to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Manage budgets and resources to ensure the effective delivery of programs and services;
  • Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to promote programs and services to the entrepreneurship community;
  • Stay up-to-date on trends and best practices in entrepreneurship and innovation, and share insights with the team and broader community;
  • Develop and implement programs and services that support entrepreneurship and innovation, including training and mentoring programs, incubation and acceleration programs, and access to funding and resources;
  • Work closely with internal teams, external partners, and entrepreneurs to identify areas of need and design solutions that will help businesses succeed;
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship community, including investors, mentors, advisors, and service providers;
  • Develop metrics and measurement tools to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Manage budgets and resources to ensure the effective delivery of programs and services;
  • Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to promote programs and services to the entrepreneurship community;
  • Stay up-to-date on trends and best practices in entrepreneurship and innovation, and share insights with the team and broader community.

Authority Levels

  • Developing, implementing, establishing, maintaining and monitoring administrative procedures and practices;

  • Delegating responsibility to staff;

  • Recommendations on disciplinary, employment and all other matters related to training of staff.

Working Conditions

  • Attendance outside normal office hours may be required in crises and / or to meet deadlines;
    Duties abroad when as required in line with the exigencies of the Authority.

Main Communication Channels (Key Working Relationships)

  • Liaison with Departments of the Authority and with other bodies;

  • Dealing with suppliers;

  • Resolving employee and candidate disputes.

Job Requirements

By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be:

  1. Nationality or Citizenship:
    1. Citizens of Malta; Or
    2. Citizens of other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; Or
    3. Citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; Or
    4. Any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); Or
    5. Third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third-country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007”; Or
    6. In possession of a residence document issued in terms of the “Residence Status of United Kingdom Nationals and their Family Members in Malta in accordance with the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community Regulations”.


    The advice of the Citizenship Unit within Community Malta Agency and the Expatriates Unit within Identity Malta Agency should be sought as necessary in the interpretation of the above provisions.


    The appointment of candidates referred to at (b), (c), (d) and (e) above would necessitate the issue of an employment licence in so far as this is required by the Immigration Act and subsidiary legislation. JobsPlus should be consulted as necessary on this issue.


    AND

     

  2. Applicants must be in possession of one of the following:
    • A recognised Master's degree at MQF Level 7* (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent**) in Business/Management/Communication/Commerce/Entrepreneurship/Economics/Marketing/Public Policy or in a pertinent and relevant area of study, plus one (1) year proven relevant work experience; OR
    • A recognised Bachelor's degree at MQF Level 6* (subject to a minimum of 180 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent**) in Business/Management/Communication/Commerce/Entrepreneurship/Economics/Marketing/Public Policy or in a pertinent and relevant area of study, plus three (3) years proven relevant work experience.

       

      Candidates who do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but have at least ten (10) years of relevant senior managerial experience, may still apply as the MDIA may still be interested in speaking with them.

       

      *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 at application stage. Details can be obtained by accessing the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) website on https://mfhea.mt/ under MQRIC heading.

       

      ** A recognised Qualification comparable to the required number of ECTS/ECVET credits, as applicable, is only accepted subject to an MQRIC formal recognition statement being submitted with the application.

      AND

  3. Able to communicate in Maltese and English Languages; AND
  4. Soft skills required:
    • Quality-driven: Ability to continuously strives to deliver high-quality service by adding value to stakeholders, fostering an entrepreneurial culture, as well as by having the flexibility to respond to shifts in the industry.
    • Knowledgeable: Commitment to continuous professional development and industry training.
    •  Transparent: Ability to carry out all activities with openness, integrity, diligence, expertise, trustworthiness and objectivity, while maintaining the highest professional standards.
    • Collaborative: Capacity to share ideas and disseminate information with stakeholders, work in a team and be responsive to queries from other entities and the public.
    • Reliable: Ability to be productive to pave the way for new opportunities. In so doing, it seeks to be a reliable body for the various internal and external stakeholders that require the Authority’s services in any capacity.


    AND

  5. Any other certification will be considered an asset. 

 

Interested applicants are to send their CV to careers@mdia.gov.mt by no later than 14th June 2023.

Technical Architect (Systems Engineer) - Jobsplus Permit No. 378/2023

Post TitleTechnical Architect (Systems Engineering)
Department    European Digital Innovation Hub
GradeCL6 – Technical Architect (Definite)
Reporting to   Head (EDIH) or to Senior Management Officer as may be designated by the CEO

 

Job Description

 

Overall Purpose of the Position

The Employee will form part of the Authority's EDIH Team and shall be directly answerable in the performance of his/her duties and conduct to the Head (EDIH) of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) or to any Senior Management Officer as may be designated by the CEO. The employee shall be responsible for researching on emerging technologies.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Technical Architect shall be responsible for the following tasks, but not limited to:

  • Defining the overall structure and design of software solutions;
  • Analysing technology, business and technical requirements for the European Digital Innovation Hub;
  • Specifying, implementing, and operating ICT solutions;
  • Leading development, integration, and support of components;
  • Leading and conducting system integration;
  • Leading and actively participating in the operation & maintenance of systems within assigned area;
  • Acting as the project manager while overseeing any IT assignments that are aimed at improving the organisation;
  • Continually reviewing and analysing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and developing strategies for improving or leveraging systems;
  • Ensuring that all parts of the Authority’s IT projects run smoothly.
  • Using a cost benefit approach to see which IT products are best fit for use;
  • Reviewing documentation for IT systems design and maintenance;
  • Identifying and evaluating emerging innovative technology arrangements to determine their potential value and making recommendations on the development of the innovative technology sector in Malta;
  • Providing support to the Business Development Manager to facilitate the advancement and utilisation of innovative technology arrangements in Malta;
  • Supporting in terms of technical expertise on innovative technology arrangements to be provided to the Regulatory Department in fulfilling its authorisation, compliance and enforcement responsibilities;
  • Supporting the technical aspect of the system audit guidelines, including the information security assessment, as published by the Authority;
  • Conducting research and developing publications on the innovative technology sector;
  • Maintaining contacts with other technology research institutes and technology research groups on behalf of the Authority.

Authority Levels

  • Developing, implementing, establishing, maintaining and monitoring policies, procedures and practices;
  • Recommendations to the Head (EDIH) on new technologies that could become regulated.

Working Conditions

  • Attendance outside normal office hours may be required in crises and / or to meet deadlines;
  • Duties abroad when as required in line with the exigencies of the Authority.

Main Communication Channels (Key Working Relationships)

  • Liaison with the Head (EDIH) and MDIA employees and other stakeholders.

Job Requirements

By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be:

  1. Nationality or Citizenship:
    1. Citizens of Malta; Or
    2. Citizens of other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; Or
    3. Citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; Or
    4. Any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); Or
    5. Third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third-country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007”; Or
    6. In possession of a residence document issued in terms of the “Residence Status of United Kingdom Nationals and their Family Members in Malta in accordance with the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community Regulations”.

    The advice of the Citizenship Unit within Community Malta Agency and the Expatriates Unit within Identity Malta Agency should be sought as necessary in the interpretation of the above provisions.

    The appointment of candidates referred to at (b), (c), (d) and (e) above would necessitate the issue of an employment licence in so far as this is required by the Immigration Act and subsidiary legislation. JobsPlus should be consulted as necessary on this issue.


    AND

     

  2. Applicants must be in possession of one of the following:
    • A recognised Master's degree at MQF Level 7* (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent**) in Computing/ICT/Engineering or in a pertinent and relevant area of study, plus one (1) year proven relevant work experience; OR
    • A recognised Bachelor's degree at MQF Level 6* (subject to a minimum of 180 ECTS/ECVET credits or equivalent**) in Computing/ICT/Engineering or in a pertinent and relevant area of study, plus three (3) years proven relevant work experience. 

      Candidates who do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but have at least ten (10) years of relevant senior managerial experience, may still apply as the MDIA may still be interested in speaking with them. 

      *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 at application stage. Details can be obtained by accessing the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) website on https://mfhea.mt/ under MQRIC heading. 

      ** A recognised Qualification comparable to the required number of ECTS/ECVET credits, as applicable, is only accepted subject to an MQRIC formal recognition statement being submitted with the application.

      AND

       

  3. Able to communicate in Maltese and English Languages; AND
  4. Soft skills required:
    • Quality-driven: Ability to continuously strives to deliver high-quality service by adding value to stakeholders, fostering an entrepreneurial culture, as well as by having the flexibility to respond to shifts in the industry.
    • Knowledgeable: Commitment to continuous professional development and industry training.
    •  Transparent: Ability to carry out all activities with openness, integrity, diligence, expertise, trustworthiness and objectivity, while maintaining the highest professional standards.
    • Collaborative: Capacity to share ideas and disseminate information with stakeholders, work in a team and be responsive to queries from other entities and the public.
    • Reliable: Ability to be productive to pave the way for new opportunities. In so doing, it seeks to be a reliable body for the various internal and external stakeholders that require the Authority’s services in any capacity.


    AND

     

  5. Any other certification will be considered an asset.

 

Interested applicants are to send their CV to careers@mdia.gov.mt by no later than 14th June 2023.

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