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Training Support Officer - European Asylum Support Office (Malta) Malta

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Training Support Officer for the European Asylum Support Office to be based in Malta.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

The Training Support Officer works under the supervision of EASO in performing some or all of the following tasks:

  • Organise and deliver training activities in the framework of EASO operations under the supervision of the EASO Training and Professional Development Centre, in particular tailor-made training sessions for EASO caseworkers; operational trainings for new EASO caseworkers; trainings in the EASO Training Curriculum modules trainings in other EASO Operational Training Programmes
  • Assess the delivery of training sessions and training programmes and propose necessary adjustments
  • Contribute to training need analysis on the ground, in close consultation with the relevant persons in the operation
  • Discuss and design tailor-made trainings, based on the need analysis conducted on the ground
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in didactics and be trained in other EASO training modules
  • Participate in quality assurance process (quality feedback exercise, etc)
  • Provide regular analytical and statistical reports of provided services and challenges (e.g. reporting on trainers’ activities; separate reporting on coaching or ad-hoc trainings including recommendations)
  • Perform any other tasks in the interest of the service, relevant for the specific profile

Requirements

Essentials

  • University degree is required, preferably in the field of law, political, humanitarian, social studies, psychology
  • Previous experience for at least 2 years in the field of refugee status determination is required
  • Completed training on the EASO core modules (Inclusion, Interview Techniques, Evidence Assessment) is required
  • Proficiency in English (Written and oral) is required
  • Computer literate, including MS Office applications (Word, Excel), use of internet and web-based applications
  • Excellent intercultural/interdisciplinary communication skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to work as a member of team
  • Mobility and flexibility

Advantageous

  • Post-graduate degree in the field of law, political, humanitarian, social studies, psychology will be an advantage
  • Previous experience in EASO operations will be an advantage
  • Additional EASO or other trainings in specific aspects of the asylum procedure e.g. vulnerability, exclusion, Dublin procedure, country of origin information etc. will be an advantage
  • Completed didactic training will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Greek language is advantageous

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category IV and the associated salary is €38,985.12 gross annually in twelve monthly installments.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Sunday 14th of March 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.

 


ICT Junior Tester - European Asylum Support Office (Malta) Malta

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire an ICT Junior Tester for the European Asylum Support Office to be based in Malta, EASO Operations.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Job Description

  • Develop test strategies;
  • Develop test processes, procedures and documentation;
  • Develop test acceptance criteria;
  • Perform testing activities on technical products and report problems or failures leading to suggestions to improve or perfect the technical products;
  • Use/develop test tools and performs test automation activities;
  • Interact with project teams and other stakeholders in the framework of the test organization and activities.

Candidates' Profile:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant education (bachelor or equivalent) after secondary school
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant IT experience and minimum 2 years of testing experience
  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Foundations Level exam is desirable
  • Prince 2 foundation qualification or an equivalent industry standard project management methodology is desirable
  • ITIL/ITIL V3 foundations certification is desirable
  • Database skills, mainly in MSSQL Server
  • Experience with IIS and Apache
  • Good experience with different Operating Systems, with light emphasis on Linux variants
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming, J2EE architecture
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools, like WinRunner, QTP, Rational Robot
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of IP networking, protocols such as HTTP and HTTPS, firewalls, routers
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
  • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated
  • Good reporting methods
  • Presentation skills and strong collaboration abilities
  • Excellent problem solving, debugging/troubleshooting skills
  • Advanced use of English (both oral and written)
  • Fluency in Greek (oral and written) a strong advantage

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category III and the associated salary is € 30,453.48 gross annually in twelve monthly installments.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Sunday, 7th of March 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Head of Quality Assurance (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our client, a reputable CySEC Regulated Investment Firm, we are seeking to recruit a Head of Quality Assurance to join its fast-growing team in Nicosia.

The Position:

The successful candidate will report to the company Chief Operations Officer and main duties and responsibilities include amongst other:

  • Reviewing the all staff’s work quality by making use of call recording systems and applications.
  • Monitoring phone-calls and e-mail exchanges to establish if the company’s staff make use of proper techniques in achieving their goals and targets.
  • Providing data to the management team on daily call monitoring.
  • Working with the quality assurance team to ensure adequate feedback is received on monitored calls and emails.
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement on performance, procedures and customer experience, based on root cause analysis.
  • Creating daily reports to outline the number of calls available in all systems and highlighting the performance level for each recording that is analysed.
  • Developing and recommending action plans to reduce or eliminate the root cause and improve operational performance.
  • Staying current with relevant guidelines, policies and all regulation changes that may occur.
  • Providing, upon request, trainings for new quality assurance agents.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company quality procedures and guidelines, including, but not limited to Quality Policy and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.

Requirements:

  • University degree in Business Administration or any other related field.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in the Forex, Binary, and/or Gambling industry.
  • Strong numerical ability and attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent presentation and persuasive skills
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 12th of March 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunity employer.


Dublin Officer - European Asylum Support Office (Asylum Service, CAS, Nicosia) Cyprus

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Dublin Officer for the European Asylum Support Office to be based to the Asylum Service (CAS), Nicosia.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

The Dublin Officer will be working in the Dublin Unit and will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Supporting in the processing of Dublin cases, analyze, gather information and prepare files for outgoing and/or incoming requests under the supervision of the Cypriot Authorities.
  • Ensuring the completion of the required documents and processes necessary for finalizing a Dublin case, including case-follow up.
  • Supporting the preparation of the transfers of applicants to receiving Member States and of applicants arriving from other Member States.
  • Supporting in the provision of information to third-country nationals on the provisions of the Dublin Regulation.
  • Ensuring that all family members accompanying the applicant are accounted for, and making sure that family members follow the same process under the Dublin III Regulation as much as possible.
  • Conducting interviews of persons under Dublin III Regulation (at the Asylum Service and/or at ‘Pournara’ Reception Centre).
  • Preparing and sending take charge- and take back-requests with all required documents attached to the determined Member States via DubliNet under the supervision of the Cypriot Authorities.
  • Processing cases, where there are family members in another Member State, according to the Dublin III Regulation.
  • Drafting of appeal submissions in accordance with Dublin III Regulation.
  • Draft documents, templates, statistics, minutes, reports and suggestions to the Head of the Asylum Service for decisions, all regarding the Dublin procedure.
  • Provide regular analytical and statistical reports of provided services and challenges.
  • Support in administrative tasks of the Dublin Unit, including case-management.
  • Perform any other tasks in the interest of the service, relevant for the specific profile.

Requirements

  • University degree.
  • Fluency in English (oral and written).
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office applications (Word, Excel), use of internet and web-based applications.
  • Very good intercultural/interdisciplinary communication skills.

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category III and the associated salary is €26,904 gross annually in twelve monthly installments. The position also involves 21 days of annual leave, prorated depending on the employment starting date.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Monday, the 15th of March 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Media Buyer (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our client, a reputable CySEC Regulated Investment Firm, we are seeking to recruit a Media Buyer to join its fast-growing team in Nicosia.

The Position:

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of Marketing and main duties and responsibilities include amongst other of:

  • Leading and handling all digital channels.
  • Researching and identifying new marketing opportunities and activities.
  • Researching and identifying target audience for effective campaigns.
  • Working and collaborating with other internal teams for creating and running campaigns.
  • Handling and managing any other enquiries as assigned by the marketing department.

Requirements:

  • University degree in Marketing, Media, or any other related field.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in media buying using “native” and similar, networks like Taboola, Outbrain, Adroll, Revcontent, MGID, etc.
  • Relevant work experience in the Forex, Binary, and/or Gambling industry.
  • Experience in running Google / Facebook Ads campaigns.
  • Tracking and reporting skills, both technical and conceptual.
  • Experience in reporting tools (PowerBI, Tableau, etc).
  • Good understanding of sales funnels, conversion stages and CRO.
  • Results oriented, performance motivated.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 5th of March 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunity employer.


Head of Back Office (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our client, a reputable CySEC Regulated Investment Firm, we are seeking to recruit a Head of Back Office to join its fast-growing team in Nicosia.

The Position:

The successful candidate will hold a fulltime position as Head of Back Office and main duties and responsibilities include amongst other:

  • Responsible of managing the firm’s Back Office department.
  • Monitoring all incoming transactions of clients.
  • Requesting and reviewing KYC documents.
  • Ensuring KYC verification for potential and existing clients.
  • Ensuring quality customer support through live chats, emails and over the phone.
  • Managing and leading the customer onboarding process.
  • Ensuring that all customer documentations are kept up to date and accurate, in compliance with regulations.
  • Managing and updating customer records.
  • Monitoring of sales and retention calls.

Requirements:

  • University degree in a related field.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in a Back Office position.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the Forex, Binary, and/or Gambling industry.
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a managerial position.
  • Strong numerical ability and attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 5th of March 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunity employer.


Software Developer – Financial Technology (Limassol/Nicosia) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted and leading technology provider to the global financial services industry, we are seeking to recruit a Software Developer for its Limassol or Nicosia offices.

By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position:

  • Develop and maintain components of our platform
  • Participate in various other software projects according to the business needs
  • Research and introduce new technologies
  • Work closely with system analysts and regulatory compliance experts

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any other relevant field
  • At least 2 years of experience in a software development position
  • Java
  • Databases and SQL
  • RESTful web services

Other Preferred Experience:

  • PHP
  • Web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Linux systems
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Version Control Systems (git or svn)

Remuneration:

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance related bonus, provident fund and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications:

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 05/03/21.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers.

 


Office Administrator (Limassol, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit an Office Administrator for its Limassol Offices.

The Position:

  • Answering, screening, and forwarding incoming phone calls.
  • Managing incoming and outgoing daily correspondence (e-mails, letters, packages, etc.).
  • Coordinating meeting requests and making relevant bookings using Microsoft Outlook, Teams and Skype
  • Greeting and welcoming guests as soon as they arrive in the office and determining whether they should be diverted to a colleague or department.
  • Ensuring reception area is always tidy and presentable.
  • Preparing the conference rooms prior any meetings.
  • Managing agendas / appointments, as needed, and requested by the Group Management.
  • Creating and updating records and databases.
  • Keeping stock of office supplies and placing orders when necessary in coordination with the Maintenance and Facilities Manager.
  • Keeping updated records of office expenses and costs and handling the petty cash.
  • Performing other administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, and faxing.
  • Assisting in corporate events planning and organisation, including internal trainings.
  • Registering employees to training programs, logistics and record keeping.
  • Setting up interviews and issuing relevant correspondence before and after the interview
  • Assisting with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR Department as well as with other office matters.
  • Administer all HR related documentation as well as other correspondence.
  • Maintaining electronic employee files and records and making sure all information is up to date and accurate.
  • Maintaining several reports related to employee data and updating these on a regular basis.
  • Drafting and posting job adverts in several job portals.

Requirements:

  • University degree in a related field will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Multitasking individual with the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Warm personality with strong soft skills.
  • Familiarity with office management procedures.
  • Good customer service skills.

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance-related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 05the of March 2021.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.

 


Chief Accountant (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit a Chief Accountant for its internal Accounting team in Nicosia.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidates will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced professionals.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Group CFO and main duties and responsibilities include amongst other:

  • Managing all finance and accounting operations.
  • Managing the accounting team, ensuring prompt and efficient posting of transactions in all Group Companies.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • SAP system ownership, internal maintenance, basic support to our users and communication with external SAP support for more complex matters.
  • Responsible for validity of data entry into SAP.
  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Preparation of management reports at each company level and at Group level.
  • Preparation of monthly package with specific profitability/cashflow/etc. reports.
  • Consolidation of results of all Group Companies.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Liaise with the external auditors and assist in the smooth and timely preparation of the Audited Financial Statements.
  • Additional Chief Accountant duties as necessary.

Requirements

  • ACCA, ACA or other equivalent qualification.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance or in any other related discipline, will be considered an advantage.
  • At least 5 years of Proven working experience as a Chief Accountant.
  • SAP system experience will be considered an advantage.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Multitasking individual with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 05th of March 2021.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Procurement Administrator - European Asylum Support Office (Malta, HQ) Malta

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Procurement Administrator for the European Asylum Support Office to be based in Malta, EASO HQ.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Job description:

  1. Preparation of procurement documents in cooperation with the operational units, ensuring compliance with the relevant legal basis and sound financial management;
  2. Contributing to the development and the correct application of the EASO’s procurement and contract management procedures;
  3. Drafting the tender specifications in cooperation with operational staff of EASO, assisting the Evaluation Committees in replying to tenderers’ enquiries;
  4. Drafting and preparing contracts in the procurement field;
  5. Performing any other related tasks upon request of the Head of Sector.

Minimum qualification:

  • Completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to observe high confidentiality
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in a proactive, organized and to prioritise activities
  • Ability to work within a team

Minimum experience:

Post-university experience in public procurement

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category IV and the associated salary is €38,985.12 gross annually in twelve monthly installments.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Friday, 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


HR Assistant - European Asylum Support Office ( Malta) Malta

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire an HR Assistant for the European Asylum Support Office to be based in Malta.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be engaged in administrative work related to the on boarding of new staff members and will be expected, amongst other, to perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Communicate with candidates who accepted the job offer
  • Collect the supporting documents in relation to the grading and contract of employment
  • Collect the supporting documents in relation to the establishment of financial rights
  • Act as a contact point for gathering the question with regards to the employment at EASO
  • Filing the documents in both, electronic and physical files
  • Work flow monitoring
  • Update related databases
  • Support the other team members and the head of Sector
  • Perform any other administrative tasks, if required

Requirements

  • Previous experience in performing administrative tasks of at least 1 year.
  • Good knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel (both mandatory).
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good level of spoken and written English is essential.

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category III and the associated salary is €30,453.48 gross annually in twelve monthly installments.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Friday 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Statistics Assistant - European Asylum Support Office (CAS) , Nicosia Cyprus

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Statistics Assistant for the European Asylum Support Office to be based to Cyprus Asylum Service, Nicosia.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

The interim will be seconded under the Cyprus OP and work under the supervision of the Asylum Service in performing the following tasks:

  • Work closely with the Asylum Service staff and other stakeholders using effective team member skills to develop and implement protocols for data collection and design.
  • Create and maintain timely and accurate data sets, reports, and analyses as requested by the Head of the Asylum Service to assist in the efficient and effective operation of the Asylum Service (e.g., preparation of national statistics, Eurostat and EASO Reports). Create research data sets of asylum-related data to support Statistics and Evaluation, and presents results of data management analyses.
  • Gather information/data to support periodic and ad-hoc analytical reports documenting activities for the area of responsibility.
  • Serve as data liaison between Asylum Service staff and other information technology and statistical data-reporting stakeholders.
  • Able to prepare, analyse, and interpret data to advise Asylum Service staff of caseload relationships and trends in the Asylum Service.
  • Assist in forecasting of court filing data and asylum-related operational data.
  • Aid the Asylum Service in achieving its targets by gathering, maintaining and analysing court-related data.
  • Conduct research into court data systems, to identify inaccurate or erroneous data elements and initiate corrective action; apply statistical procedures and principles to conduct data analysis.
  • Attend staff meetings to exchange information and update the Head and the Asylum Service staff; attend technical or professional workshops or seminars to improve professional skills.
  • Any additional duties as required.

Requirements

Essential:

  • University degree in statistics, mathematics, business administration, or a related quantitative field from an accredited academic Institution.
  • Computer fluent, including all MS Office applications, and in particular advanced knowledge and practical experience in MS Excel (including macros).
  • Proficient use of English and Greek language (both oral and written)
  • .Proven related work experience in data management, processing, analysis and whatever is recommended for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the required tasks.

Advantageous:

  • Post-graduate degree at any of the aforementioned educational fields will be an asset.
  • Experience in analysing - visualizing data using programming languages and/or dashboard tools.
  • Excellent intercultural communication and cooperation skills.
  • Understanding of the Cypriot migration and asylum context and the CEAS.

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category II and the associated salary is €20,112.00 gross annually in twelve monthly installments. The position also involves 21 days of annual leave, prorated depending on the employment starting date.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than the 28th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Court Assistant - European Asylum Support Office (International Protection Administrative Court (IPAC), Nicosia) Cyprus

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Court Assistant for the European Asylum Support Office to be based to the International Protection Administrative Court (IPAC), Nicosia.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

The interim will be seconded under the Cyprus OP and work under the supervision of the IPAC in performing the following tasks:

  • Support the judges in the organisation of their work: preparing files and timetable, performing other administrative tasks as scanning/copying documents upon request
  • Draft letters, documents, templates and reports
  • Support the Registrar’s office in the preparation of the daily programme of audiences
  • Ensure the publication of all Court’s decisions and their dissemination to relevant stakeholders
  • Perform any other tasks in the interest of the Court, relevant for the specific profile 

The Court assistant will report to the judge he or she will be appointed to.

Requirements

  • Apolytirion (Graduation certificate) from High School
  • Law degree or certificate in secretarial studies will be considered as an advantage
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office applications (Word, Excel)
  • Fluency in Greek language (both oral and written)
  • Command and knowledge of the English language will be considered as an advantage (both oral and written)

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category II and the associated salary is €20,112 gross annually in twelve monthly instalments. The position also involves 21 days of annual leave, prorated depending on the employment starting date.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Sunday, the 28th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Accountant (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

MGR Human Resources, on behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, is seeking to recruit an Accountant for its internal Accounting team in Nicosia.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidates will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced professionals.

The Position

  • Preparing and processing accounting entries to the accounting system (such as invoices, fixed assets, receipts and others operating expenses)
  • Issuing invoices to customers and clients
  • Recording cash receipts and making bank deposits
  • Conducting monthly reconciliations of Company’s bank accounts
  • Maintaining the petty cash and monitoring office expenses
  • Paying supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Documenting and filing accounting transactions in an organized manner; Properly maintaining the accounting filing system
  • Ensuring compliance with the applied accounting standards and principles
  • Providing clerical and administrative support to management as needed

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance or in any other related discipline will be considered an advantage
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • AAT, CAT, or other equivalent qualification
  • LCCI Higher
  • Excellent knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Multitasking individual with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge and previous use of the SAP software will be considered an advantage.

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Sunday, 28/02/21.

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Team Leader - Asylum - European Asylum Support Office (IPA, Malta) Malta

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Team Leader – Asylum for the European Asylum Support Office to be based at IPA, Malta.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected, amongst other, to perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Team Leader supports the first instance decision-making process through the review of every draft decision (4 eyes principle) before signature by the staff appointed by the CEO of IPA.
  • The Team Leader provides individual feedback to the caseworkers and coaches the caseworkers to improve their interview and decision-making skills.
  • The Team Leader will identify the training needs of the caseworkers and propose trainings on the core aspects of the asylum procedures or specialised trainings.
  • Report complex cases and challenges faced throughout the asylum determination process to the Quality Control Unit and/or measure coordinator
  • Ensure that SOPs and guidance provided by EASO and IPA is being introduced and followed
  • Research on topics related to the asylum procedure, legislation and country of origin information
  • Provide support and feedback to EASO and IPA in the development of guidelines, policies, SOPs, templates in relation to the Maltese asylum determination procedure
  • Liaise with the staff of the Quality Control Unit individual cases
  • Screen and allocate cases to caseworkers
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly monitoring of case officers’ productivity thus providing tailor-made support in order to meet the planned targets
  • Ensure daily and weekly planning and monitoring of the caseload of the caseworkers in line with the indicated priorities and available office space
  • Take over coordination on site whenever the measure coordinator and/or the field coordinator assistant are not present
  • Participate to meetings organised by the measure coordinator on a regular basis
  • Support recruitment of new CWs
  • Performs other job-related duties as necessary or as assigned by field coordinator assistant / measure coordinator.

Requirements

  • University degree in law, social science, public administration or similar
  • Deep knowledge in European Asylum Law and Case Law of CJEU/ECHR
  • Deep knowledge in European Asylum Procedures’ quality standards
  • Experience in conducting asylum interviews and writing well-founded decisions
  • Experience in public administration, national or international organisations
  • Experience in leading a small team or managing projects
  • Experience in working under pressure by keeping strict deadlines and managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Leadership through self-dedication, personal example and use of informal power
  • Very good level of written and spoken English 
  • Excellent communication abilities and soft skills
  • A pro-active and team-motivating approach
  • Meticulous, flexible with a can-do approach and attitude to work
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills, coupled with organisation and planning skills and a high problem-solving ability
  • Self-motivation and ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Sharp analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Remuneration

The position falls in hierarchical Category IV and the associated salary is €38,985.12 gross annually in twelve monthly installments.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Friday 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Social Worker – Reception – European Asylum Support Office (AWAS Centers, Malta) Malta

MGR Human Resources Ltd, member of MAP S.Platis Group of Companies, is a leading, broad HR Consulting, Training, Recruitment and Temporary Placements Agency. We are looking to hire a Social Worker - Reception for the European Asylum Support Office to be based in AWAS Centers, Malta.

The position

The successful candidate will work on a secondment basis for the awarded contract for the Provision of Interim Services to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO is an EU Regulatory Agency headquartered in Malta whose mandate is to strengthen EU Member States’ practical cooperation on asylum, to support Member States whose asylum systems are under particular pressure and to enhance the implementation of the Common European Asylum System.

Responsibilities

Role purpose:

  • To support AWAS Care Team in their responsibility to follow-up with vulnerable applicants for international protection in a social work perspective

Tasks include:

  • Assess vulnerabilities and special reception needs of the assigned service users
  • Support in designing individualized social plans for the assigned service users
  • Conducting meetings and interviews with service users and their families to assess and review their situation
  • Support the organisation and management of packages of support to enable service users to lead the fullest lives possible
  • Undertake and write up assessments which meet specified standards and timescales
  • Compile social reports related to case work management of the assigned service users and be responsible that the files are kept up-to-date and perfectly in order
  • Perform first screening of possible vulnerable persons at first arrivals
  • Under AWAS supervision, liaise with internal and external stakeholders to refer clients to relevant services, as appropriate
  • Support the cooperation between AWAS and different ministries, entities and non-governmental organizations in relation to the assigned cases
  • Participating in AWAS Care Team meetings or other requested meetings
  • Ensure adherence to standards of care within the relevant quality framework
  • Ensure legislation, national standards and guidelines are being followed
  • Consults with the Units Leader in resolving issues and problems which are of a sensitive and / or strategic nature
  • Coordinates and communicates with other members of staff as necessary
  • Keeps up to date with new developments in the area of EU Affairs and the welfare of asylum seekers as well as related technologies and methodologies
  • Keeps up to date with the latest projects and initiatives undertaken by AWAS and by EASO
  • Attend supervision sessions, as per direction from AWAS Unit Leader
  • Participate in meetings organised by the EASO Measure coordinator or Field Coordination Support Officer
  • Perform all tasks in coordination and cooperation with the National Reception authority and with EASO Measure Coordinator and Field Coordination Support Officer
  • Attend requested trainings
  • Report on a regular basis, as per National and per EASO reporting systems
  • Performs other job-related duties as necessary or as assigned by the National Reception authority and/or the EASO Field Coordination Support Officer and the Measure Coordinator
  • To perform on call duties outside the regular office hours
  • May be requested to work outside office hours to meet deadlines and / or in crises situations

Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work is required for this role
  • Relevant post-graduate degree and/or specialization on migration or child protection will be considered advantageous
  • Holding a social work warrant in Malta or being willing to start the process to acquire it
  • Previous experience in first line activities with applicants for international protection with a focus on minors and other vulnerable groups will be considered advantageous
  • Good knowledge of the legal international & European framework regarding international protection and the Common European Asylum System
  • Good knowledge of Countries of Origin of Asylum Seekers in Malta and of the Maltese Migration context considered will be considered advantageous
  • Good intercultural and communication skills and cultural awareness
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Being flexible and able to work in different settings with capability to work in multi-disciplinary teams in a multi-cultural environment
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions and managing time and resources efficiently
  • Being able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Experience in working under pressure by keeping strict deadlines and managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Computer literate, including MS Office applications (Word, Excel), use of internet and web-based applications
  • International experience would be considered as advantageous

Remuneration

The position falls in two hierarchical Categories, Category III and Category IV. The associated salary for Category III is €30,453.48 gross annually in twelve monthly installments. The associated salary for Category IV is €38,985.12 gross annually in twelve monthly installments.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the vacancy no later than Friday, 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunities employer.


Financial Risk Consultant (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP Risk Management Services, offering continuous compliance monitoring and support with the Capital Adequacy and Risk Management requirements, member of MAP S.Platis Group specializing in regulatory reporting, we seek to recruit a Financial Risk Consultant to join its Risk Management team in Nicosia.

By joining the dynamic MAP Risk Management Services team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career development opportunities, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

  • Prepare regulatory report and financial returns (i.e. CoRep Forms, ICAAP, Pillar III, Annual Risk Management Report etc.) for CySEC, FCA and other EU Regulators.
  • Provide advice and solutions to Investment Firms, Funds, EMIs and other regulated entities on capital adequacy and risk management issues.
  • Work as part of an expert’s team, coordinate with other departments (e.g. legal & corporate, accounting & tax, internal audit, financial registration etc.) and develop strong working relationships.
  • Communicate on behalf of Investment Firms, Funds and other regulated entities with CySEC, FCA and other EU Regulators.
  • Communicate with personnel and management of the client.
  • Review and analyse new regulations and advise how these are impacting the clients’ compliance, business and capital planning.

Please note that full training will be provided to successful candidates.

The candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Excellent command of the English and Greek language, both verbal and written (knowledge of any other language shall be considered an advantage).
  • Team spirit, excellent problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop.
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate with impact.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Strong Analytical and Interpretative Skills.
  • Knowledge of Basel Accords would be considered as an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the FX sector will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Funds (AIFs/AIFMs) operations will be considered an advantage.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Financial Risk Management or a related discipline from a reputable university.
  • Master’s degree in a related field will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Excel/word/PowerPoint (Microsoft Office) is a must
  • Advanced CySEC certification will be considered an advantage.

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 26/02/21

 

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP Risk Management Services are equal opportunities employers.


Loan Asset Manager (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our client, an international leading Debt Management company, we are seeking to recruit a Loan Asset Manager to join its fast-growing team in Nicosia.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Cyprus Country Manager and will be responsible of a portfolio of professional, corporate, and real estate debts. The successful candidate will also ensure that all collection targets are met and will provide adapted legal and financial solutions that secure the company’s outstanding debts. Main duties and responsibilities include, amongst other:

  • Managing special cases and litigation which include debt collection by amicable and judicial means, negotiation of agreements, monitoring of collective procedures, and implementation and follow-up of legal proceedings while promoting negotiations.
  • Analysing, and valuating each file in the debt portfolio entrusted to the company.
  • Determining the optimal collection strategy according to the file profile and profitability requirements.
  • Participating in the development of cash flow models, and settlement of the files within the agreed timeframe.
  • Preparing reporting required to monitor the portfolio entrusted to the company.
  • Working with other support services to produce and modify business plans within the required timeframe.
  • Assisting and advising the Management in the field of commercial and real estate debt collection, litigation and securities, as well as in restructuring cases.
  • Supporting projects for the acquisition and valuation of corporate and real estate debt portfolios.
  • Participating in the Management's multi-skilling in the functions of collection and litigation of commercial and real estate debts.
  • Organising internal training courses and participating in the capitalisation and dissemination of tools and good practices in debt collection.

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree or Masters’ degree in Banking, Finance, Economics, Business Law / Litigation Law, or any other related field.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in debt collection and bank debt litigation within a bank, financial institution, debt collection company or insolvency administrator.
  • Knowledge of Financial management principles.
  • Knowledge of the legal, regulatory and judicial framework of its field of activity (in particular the procedures for the prevention of business difficulties and collective procedures).
  • Knowledge of recovery techniques.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Banking skills in addition to sector knowledge  will be considered an advantage.
  • Strong numerical ability and attention to detail.
  • Strong negotiation and adaptability skills.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Sunday 28th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunity employer

 


Office Assistant/Secretary (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit an Office Assistant/Secretary for its MAP Legal team in Nicosia. By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis Group, the successful candidate will have a unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the partners of MAP Legal and will be expected, amongst other, to:

  • Organize the office and assist the partners in daily matters by following all the company procedures.
  • Sort and distribute internal and external communications in a timely manner.
  • Create and update records ensuring accuracy and validity of information and documentation.
  • Schedule, and plan meetings/appointments.
  • Coordination of all mail & courier services including daily liaison with couriers & quick pack service providers.
  • File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.
  • Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries.
  • Draft daily correspondence and prepare misc. forms/documentation.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with established policies.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or any other related field.
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work well under limited supervision.
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills.

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Sunday 28/02/21.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Consultant – Financial Services Registration (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Consultant for its Nicosia Offices. By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidate will have a unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

  • Draft, review and update annual reports, manuals, policies, processes and procedures with respect to the operations of regulated Financial Institutions related to Compliance, Risk Management and Anti-Money Laundering matters
  • Perform regular monitoring of regulations to ensure that compliance and other standards and obligations of regulated Financial Institutions are adhered
  • Ensure regulated Financial Institutions fulfil their annual obligations and license conditions
  • Work as part of an experts team, coordinate with other departments (e.g. legal & corporate, accounting & tax, regulatory compliance, capital adequacy internal audit, etc.) and develop strong working relationships
  • Provide advice and solutions to regulated Financial Institutions on their queries/issues
  • Communicate on behalf of regulated Financial Institutions with EU Regulators and other local and EU authorities
  • Communicate with personnel and management of regulated Financial Institutions
  • Prepare applications, and updates for EU Regulators on behalf of regulated Financial Institutions
  • Review and analyze new regulations and advise how these are impacting regulated Financial Institutions Conduct AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of regulated Financial Institutions’ clients

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Law or any other related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position in the Financial Services Industry.
  • CySEC certificate (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services will be considered as an advantage.
  • Knowledge in regulatory frameworks, such as AML, KYC, MiFiD, EMIR etc.
  • Active interest in relevant regulatory standards and best practice trends.
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, gained ideally from working in corporate environments.
  • Strong organisational, analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Ability to take ownership and provide solutions to challenges.
  • Team spirit and willingness to study and develop.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Communicating effectively, both in writing and verbally in Greek and in English and have strong influencing skills

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 19/02/21.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


Software QA Engineer – Financial Technology (Limassol, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted and leading technology provider to the global financial services industry, we are seeking to recruit a Software QA Engineer for its Limassol offices.

By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position:

  • Expand the existing test automation and test coverage
  • Develop new tests for our frontend, backend APIs and services
  • Configure automated tests to execute reliably and efficiently in CI/CD environments
  • Participate in the product design
  • Develop and maintain components of our platform

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in a relevant field
  • Java
  • Experience with test frameworks (JUnit, Mockito)
  • Databases and SQL
  • RESTful web services
  • OOP principles 
  • Algorithms and data structures

Other Preferred Experience:

  • Linux systems
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Version Control Systems (git or svn)

Remuneration:

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance related bonus, provident fund and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications:

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. 

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers

 


Consultant – Financial Services Advisory/Internal Audit (Limassol, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our Client, MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit a Consultant for its Internal Audit team in Limassol.

By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidate will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialists and consultants, dealing with a reputable global clientele and obtaining valuable first-hand/practical experience among other in compliance and AML compliance matters of regulated entities.

The position

  • Assess the existence of policies and operational procedures of the CIFs as required by the relevant legislation on compliance related topics and regulatory frameworks relevant to AML/Know Your Client (KYC), MiFiD2, Safekeeping/ Safeguarding Clients funds/assets, Capital Adequacy, Own Funds, EMIR, Funds, Fund managers, Payment Service Providers, ASPs, etc.
  • Analyse Client’s data/information and review/finalise plans for the undertaking of Internal Audit (IA) Inspections relevant to the above subject matters amongst others. Act as part of their lead an IA team during annual and/or extraordinary IA Investigations. Inspect the systems and premises of CIFs, interview key personnel, collect and analyse evidence
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative assessments of findings and produce IA Reports with major findings/weaknesses along with recommendations on areas which need improvement to the Senior Management and the Board of Directors of CIFs; whilst indicating the level of risk associated with each finding relating to the probability of occurrence and potential impact
  • Undertake sample checks on the application of accounting principles by the CIFs whilst assessing the implementation of provisions of Laws and regulations pertaining to the Safeguarding of Clients’ assets/funds. Perform sample checks of Client funds reconciliation procedures of CIFs.
  • Assess and analyse the impact of new/upcoming legislation on the CIFs and perform relevant changes to IA plans
  • Communicate effectively with IA personnel and with personnel and management of CIFs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Risk Management or any other related discipline from a reputable University
  • At least 4 years of experience in the financial services sector (e.g. Compliance Officer in CIFs, other consultancy firm, or relevant) and specifically on relevant regulatory frameworks (e.g. AML, MiFiD2, etc.
  • CySEC Advanced certificate for the provision of investment services will be considered an advantage
  • Past work experience within an Accounting and Finance department of a CIF (and thus familiarity with safeguarding, capital adequacy maters, etc.) will be considered an advantage
  • Qualified or partially qualified Accountant status will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek languages, both verbal and written
  • Team spirit, excellent problem-solving abilities and willingness to study and develop
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner. Time and effort management skills whilst retaining diligence and attention to detail
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with impact
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. 

Please note that only successful candidates for this position will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


IT Business Analyst – Financial Technology (Limassol/Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted technology provider to the global financial services industry we are seeking to recruit an IT Business Analyst – Financial Technology to join its Limassol OR Nicosia offices. By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of Analysis and Support Department and will be expected, amongst other, to:

  • Work with in house Compliance and Development teams to ensure smooth operations and assist in implementing adequate arrangements to maintain compliance and best practice.
  • Be actively involved in Product and Project Development Life Cycles.
  • Liaise with the Company’s clients/partners to effectively communicate technical/compliance requirements for regulatory technology projects.
  • Manage the client on-boarding data onto the Reporting Hub Platform and be involved in the integration and testing procedures.
  • Support clients on daily reporting operations.
  • Keep up to date with relevant regulatory developments and cooperate with in-house compliance teams to interpret how these could potentially affect client business.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science & Analytics, Mathematics or related discipline
  • 1-2 years of professional working experience in a similar position
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek language, both verbal and written
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Dynamism and ability to deliver results in a timely manner
  • Team spirit with strong relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • The following skills/knowledge would be considered as an advantage:
    • Professional experience in the area of regulatory reporting (e.g. EMIR, MiFID, MiFIR, FATCA, CRS, etc.).
    • Previous experience and/or knowledge of financial derivatives instruments, resulting from a previous working environment within the financial services sector.
    • Previous expertise with Project Management methodologies.
    • Basic knowledge of databases (e.g. MySQL) and Linux.

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance related bonus, provident fund and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply for the position no later than Friday 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers


Head of Payments (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our client, a reputable CySEC Regulated Investment Firm, we are seeking to recruit a Head of Payments to join its fast-growing team in Nicosia.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the company CEO and CFO and the main duties and responsibilities include, amongst other of:

  • Conducting research to identify new banks and PSPs and recommending new banks and PSPs to the Management according to business needs.
  • Interacting with PSPs and building sound business relationships; able to negotiate terms and conditions with them.
  • Dealing with the onboarding of banks and PSPs.
  • Monitoring bank and PSP fees and ensuring that they are correctly charged according to the relevant agreements.
  • Comparing fees between banks and PSPs, and optimising fee structures; aim to decrease bank and PSP fees.
  • Suggesting and implementing ways to decrease declines from PSPs and to increase approval rates.
  • Handling any issues which may arise with banks and all PSPs.
  • Reconciliating payments received against statements from PSPs and ensuring that the correct amounts are recorded.
  • Monitoring accuracy of fees deduction and rolling reserve from the PSPs.
  • Keeping track of market trends

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in a PSP or Back office position.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the Forex, Binary, and/or Gambling industry.
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a managerial position.
  • Experience in reconciliation/matching.
  • Strong numerical ability and attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunity employer


Compliance Officer (Nicosia, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of our client, a reputable CySEC Regulated Investment Firm, we are seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer to join its fast-growing team in Nicosia.

The Position

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of Compliance department and the main duties and responsibilities include, amongst other of:

  • Providing assistance in reviewing and updating the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Conducting periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.
  • Providing assistance to internal or external auditors in compliance reviews.
  • Preparing management reports regarding compliance operations and progress.
  • Monitoring compliance systems to ensure their effectiveness.
  • Reporting violations of compliance or regulatory standards to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate or required.
  • Providing assistance in reviewing the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Keeping informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes.
  • Verify that all company and regulatory policies and procedures have been documented, implemented, and communicated.
  • Providing support and guidance to the departments of our Company in relation to various regulatory matters.
  • Providing assistance to management for any ad-hoc regulatory requirements.

Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Law or any other related field
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in a Compliance role within the Forex/Financial Services industry
  • CySEC Advanced Certificate holder
  • CySEC AML Certificate will be considered an advantage
  • Relevant experience with CySEC reporting
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications).

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than Friday 26th of February 2021.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR is an equal opportunity employer


Junior JAVA Developer – Financial Technology (Limassol, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP FinTech, a trusted and leading technology provider to the global financial services industry, we are seeking to recruit a Junior JAVA Developer for its Limassol offices.

By joining the team, the successful candidate will have unique profile-building and career growth opportunities in a fast-growing sector, working alongside highly experienced consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position:

  • Develop and maintain components of our platform
  • Participate in various other software projects according to the business needs
  • Research and introduce new technologies
  • Work closely with system analysts and regulatory compliance experts

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or in a relevant field
  • Java
  • OOP principles 
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Databases and SQL

Other Desired Experience:

  • PHP
  • Linux systems
  • Web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

Remuneration:

A competitive remuneration package, including discretionary performance related bonus, provident fund and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications:

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Interested applicants should apply no later than 31/03/21. 

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

MGR and MAP FinTech are equal opportunities employers

 


Assistant/Associate Consultant - Regulatory Compliance (Limassol, Cyprus) Cyprus

On behalf of MAP S.Platis, the leading financial services consultancy Group in the region, we are seeking to recruit Assistant/Associate Consultants for its regulatory compliance team in Limassol. By joining the dynamic MAP S.Platis team, the successful candidates will have unique profile building and career growth opportunities in a fast growing sector, working alongside highly experienced specialist consultants and dealing with a reputable global clientele.

The Position

  • Draft, review and update manuals, policies, processes and procedures with respect to the operations of investment firms.
  • Perform regular monitoring by following a Compliance Monitoring Programme to ensure that compliance standards and obligations of investment firms are adhered to.
  • Support Senior Consultants with onsite and desk-based inspections on regulatory compliance matters.
  • Ensure investment firms fulfil their annual obligations and licence conditions.
  • Provide advice and solutions to investment firms on regulatory compliance queries/issues.
  • Provide support to the compliance expert team, help to coordinate with other departments (legal & corporate, accounting & tax, capital adequacy, internal audit etc.) and develop strong working relationships.
  • Communicate on behalf of investment firms with the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission and other local and EU authorities.
  • Communicate with personnel and management of investment firms.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to investment firms regarding client complaints.
  • Prepare applications, notifications and record updates for the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission (CySEC) on behalf of investment firms.
  • Work closely with a Senior Consultant to draft and review annual reports on Compliance, Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and related matters.
  • Review and analyse new regulations and advise how these are impacting investment firms.
  • Develop compliance and AML training material and support with ongoing compliance training to investment firms’ personnel.
  • Support AML checks and reviews and undertake client identification and due diligence of investment firms’ clients.

The candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Some knowledge in regulatory frameworks, such as AML, KYC, MiFiD, EMIR etc.
  • Active interest in relevant regulatory standards and best practice trends.
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, gained ideally from working in corporate environments.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university in Economics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Law or any other related discipline
  • 1-2 years of professional experience in a corporate environment will be considered as an advantage
  • CySEC certificate (Basic or Advanced) for the provision of investment services will be considered as an advantage
  • Strong organisational, analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to take ownership and provide solutions to challenges
  • Team spirit and willingness to study and develop
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Communicating effectively, both in writing and verbally in Greek and in English and have strong influencing skills
  • Computer literacy

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration package, including performance related bonus and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. 

 

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

MGR and MAP S.Platis are equal opportunities employers.


General Submission - MGR Clients

General Submission - MAP S.Platis Group UK UK

General Submission - MAP S.Platis Group Cyprus Cyprus


Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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