Head of Unit


We're a leading financial institution, a key player in the Maltese market and part of a highly diversified multi-national group of companies. Employing a team of 260 employees, the Bank offers a full range of lending and savings solutions to both personal and business customers. We strive to offer a highly personalised service through our network of twelve retail branches spread across the Maltese Islands.

We're a team of inspired people who believe that opportunities start with a conversation.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • managing a dynamic team, and the day-to-day operations, ensuring the smooth running of the Unit;
  • ensuring tasks are compliant with policies and procedures of the Bank, whilst ensuring accurate and timely completion;
  • ensuring credit agreements are legally correct and in line with approvals;
  • overseeing the efficiency of the contracts process including pre-deed processing, contract representation, updating of searches and conservation of privileges;
  • conduct thorough and meticulous reviews of documents submitted by the Bank’s vetting professionals;
  • identify and assess potential risks and liabilities associated with the various activities of CVU and other areas or units impacting CVU’s work, providing insights and recommendations to mitigate those risks;
  • collaborate with other departments and units to provide timely replies, issuance of credit agreements and publication of deeds;
  • identify opportunities to streamline and optimize vetting processes, ensuring efficiency and accuracy in all legal reviews;
  • implementing and monitoring best practices that are issued from time to time;
  • maintaining a good and healthy working relationship with all internal and external parties including the Bank’s and customers’ architects, other banks and notaries being strategic partners in the Unit’s activities; and
  • any other duties which may be assigned by the Head of Department in the interest of the smooth running of the Unit and the Department.

Competencies & Experience

The potential candidate should also have a positive attitude, be well-organised, meticulous with a hands-on approach to work.

You must:

  • have a tertiary level of education, with previous managerial experience working in a credit institution or notarial office;
  • have good working knowledge of Maltese legislation in respect to credit and contract drafting;
  • have excellent communication skills;
  • demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Maltese with the ability to understand and communicate effectively using legal terminology;
  • possess strong leadership and team management skills;
  • uphold a professional attitude at all times;
  • be decisive when taking actions based on established policies and procedures;
  • be highly organised and meticulous in your work; and
  • be flexible, highly committed and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

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