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    Manager I (Accounting and Finance)

     Reference No. Government Gazette dated 15/01/2021


    General Public   

    Indefinite  

    Administrative and Managerial Business and Finance
    Published Date: 15/01/2021 12:00
    Closing Date: 29/01/2021 17:15
    Ministry: Office of the Prime Minister

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View File Annex A - Manager I (Accounting and Finance) 
The Director (Finance and Administration), Office of the Prime Minister invites applications for the post of Manager I (Accounting and Finance) in the Office of the Prime Minister.

This appointment is subject to a probationary period of twelve (12) months.

During the probationary/trial period, appointees must successfully complete appropriate induction programmes organised by the Institute for the Public Services to be eligible for confirmation of appointment.

The salary for the post of  Manager I (Accounting and Finance) is Salary Scale 10, which in year 2021  is €21,267 per annum, rising by annual increments of €407.67 up to a maximum of €23,713.

A Manager I will progress to Salary Scale 9 (€22,633 x €447.33 - €25,317  in 2021) on completion of two (2) years service as Manager I in Salary Scale 10, subject to satisfactory performance.

A Manager I will progress to Salary Scale 8 (€24,091 x €486.83 - €27,012 in 2021) on completion of five (5) years service as Manager I in Salary Scale 9, subject to satisfactory performance.

A Manager I will progress to Salary Scale 7 (€25,656 x €531.17 - €28,843 in 2021) on completion of three (3) years service as Manager I in Salary Scale 8, subject to satisfactory performance.

Appointees will also be entitled to the payment of an annual performance bonus of up to a maximum of 10% of his/her basic salary, subject to satisfactory performance and subject to Central Administration’s policies in force from time to time.

  1. Appointees will also be entitled to such other benefits and such other conditions and obligations as stipulated in the Working Conditions for Officers within the Management Stream for Qualified Personnel.
Accepting appointment in this grade signifies that any pending applications within the Public Service are automatically considered renounced, unless the latter are applications for SAAC positions or applications for a definite position when the officer concerned holds an indefinite appointment.

Lateral applications by public officers who already hold an appointment in the same grade being advertised are allowed only if the area of specialisation of the vacancy is different to the one held by the applicant and requires a specific related qualification as an eligibility requirement, which the applicant must satisfy.

  1. Appointees within the Managerial/Officer/Practitioners streams must have served in their current post, and are to serve in this post, for a minimum of two (2) years before applying laterally. This is not applicable for promotion purposes, subject to the pertinent eligibility criteria.
  2. All other officers must be confirmed in appointment, and if appointed are to serve in this post for a minimum of two (2) years, before applying laterally. The latter condition is not applicable for promotion purposes.
It will not be possible to request a transfer before a two (2) year period from date of appointment. On the lapse of a two (2) year period, appointees may only be transferred at own request to carry out duties elsewhere in the area of Accounting and Finance, in accordance with established vacancies.

The result will be valid for a period of two (2) years from the date of publication.

Duties

The job duties for the post of Manager I (Accounting and Finance) may be viewed in Annex A attached to this Circular.

Eligibility

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

    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 Department of Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs within the 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

  1. able to communicate in the Maltese and English languages. Candidates who do not possess an MQF Level 1 in the Maltese language must attend and be successful in the assessment of the ‘Maltese Language 1’ course, offered by the Institute for the Public Services. Attendance for such course, together with the attainment of MQF Level 1 are to be completed before confirmation of appointment, i.e. within twelve (12) months from engagement.
Failure to present evidence of successful pass and attendance by the end of probationary period (i.e. twelve (12) months from engagement) will result in automatic termination of the post in caption.

AND

  1. (a) in possession of a recognised Bachelor's degree at MQF Level 6 (subject to a minimum of 180 ECTS/ECVETS credits, or equivalent*) ​

    ​or 
         
                                                                                               
    (b) a recognised comparable professional qualification at MQF Level 6   
            in Accountancy or Business Management or Business Administration or Economics or Banking and Finance.

* In the absence of documentary evidence as to the ECTS/ECVET credits or other system of measuring the course content, the selection board is to evaluate the submitted programme of study and determine that is comparable to 180 ECTS/ECVET credits. The advice of the MQRIC may be sought. 
            
      iv. Public Officers applying for the post must be confirmed in their current appointment.

Qualifications at a level higher than that specified above will be accepted for eligibility purposes, provided they meet any specified subject requirements. A Masters qualification at MQF Level 7, or equivalent, must comprise a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVETS credits or equivalent*).

*In the absence of documentary evidence as to the  ECTS/ECVET credits or other system of measuring the course content, the selection board is to evaluate the submitted programme of study and determine that is comparable to 60 ECTS/ECVET credits.  The advice of the MQRIC may be sought.

Moreover, candidates who have not yet formally obtained any of the qualifications as indicated in paragraph 4.1 (iii) will still be considered, provided that they submit evidence that they have obtained the qualifications in question, or successfully completed the necessary ECTS/ECVETS credits, or equivalent, taken as part of a higher recognised MQF level programme of study, as required in the aforementioned eligibility criteria, by the closing time and date of the call for applications. 

Furthermore, candidates who have not yet formally obtained the qualification specified in paragraphs 4.1 (iii) or else as indicated in paragraph 4.2 will still be considered provided that they submit evidence that they are in the final phase of their course leading to such qualification.  Appointees must be approved for the award of such qualification by the 31st May 2021. If the stipulated deadline for the attainment of such qualification is not met, the appointment will be, ipso facto, automatically terminated. 

(a) The probation period and progression entitlement (as the case may be) start to count from date of appointment

(b) Such appointees will not benefit from any allowances until attainment of, or are approved for the indicated qualifications referred to in clause 4.1 (iii) and 4.2. 
  
Applicants must be of conduct which is appropriate to the post applied for (applicants who are already in the Malta Public Service must produce an updated Service and Leave Record Form (GP 47) issued not earlier than one (1) month from date of application; those applying from outside the Service must produce a Certificate of Conduct issued by the Police or other competent authority not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application and state whether they have ever been in Government Service, giving details).

Applicants must be eligible to take up their due appointment, in terms of 4.1 till 4.4 above, not only by the closing time and date of this call for applications but also on the date of appointment.

Prospective applicants should note the requirement to produce MQRIC recognition statements in respect of their qualifications from MQRIC, or other designated authorities, as applicable, as per provisions applicable to this call for applications (see link below).

Ministry / Department :

People Management Section, Finance and Administration Directorate, Office of the Prime Minister

Contact Persons :

Ms. Eloise Magro,  Ms. Romina Brincat

Address :

 Auberge de Castille, St. Paul's Street, Valletta 

Telephone :

 22001011, 22001016

Email address :

human-resources.opm@gov.mt

  • Note

  • In case of conflict in interpretation of any part/s of a call for applications, the final interpretation should be that of the published Maltese version of the call for applications.

    Other general provisions concerning call for applications, with particular reference to:
    • applicable benefits, conditions and rules/regulations;
    • reasonable accommodation for registered persons with disability;
    • submission of recognition statements in respect of qualifications;
    • publication of the result;
    • medical examination;
    • the process for the submission of petitions concerning the result;
    • access to application forms and related details;
    • retention of documents,
    may be viewed by accessing the website of the People and Standards Division (https://recruitmentintra.gov.mt/generalprovisions/GeneralProvisionsEN.pdf)