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    Filling of Assistant Director Positions

     Reference No. OPM Circular No 6/2020


    Public Service Employees  

    Definite  

    Headship Positions
    Published Date: 14/02/2020 12:00
    Closing Date: 28/02/2020 12:00
    Ministry: All Ministries

Attachment
View File OPM Circular No 6/2020 
View File UPM Ċirkolari Nru 6/2020 
View File OPM Circular No 6/2020 Appendix 'A' 
View File UPM Ċirkolari Nru 6/2020 Appendiċi 'A' 

Required Documents

Certificates
GP47  Motivational Statement  Three Year Plan 
The Senior Appointments Advisory Committee (SAAC) wishes to identify suitable public officers who could be recommended to fill a position of Assistant Director in Salary Scale 5 shown in the list marked Appendix 'A' attached to this Circular.  The appointments shall be made on the basis of an Agreement for a period of three years and will be subject to a trial period of one year.Other general provisions concerning this call for applications, may be viewed by accessing the following address: https://publicservice.gov.mt/en/Documents/Public%20Service%20Management%20Code/PSMC%20Manuals/Manual_Regarding_Positions_of_Assistant_Director_in_the_Public_Service.pdf.  These general provisions are to be regarded as an integral part of this call for applications.

Position
Area
Scale
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Permanent Secretary People & Standards Division, OPM
5
Assistant Director
in the Research & Personnel Systems Directorate in the People & Standards Division, OPM
5
Assistant Director
in the Employee Support Programme in the People & Standards Division, OPM
5
Assistant Director
in the People Support & Wellbeing Directorate in the People & Standards Division, OPM
5
Assistant Director
Compliance in the People Resourcing & Compliance Directorate in the People & Standards Division, OPM
5
Assistant Director
for Finance in the Finance & Administration Directorate, OPM
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Director General Internal Audit and Investigations Department, OPM
5
Assistant Director
in the Policy Development & Programme Implementation Directorate, OPM
5
Assistant Director
for EU Affairs in the Policy Development & Programme Implementation Directorate, OPM
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Director General (People Management), MFH
5
Assistant Director
for People Management in the People Management Division, MFH
5
Assistant Director
in the Programme Implementation Directorate, MFH
5
Assistant Director
in the International Affairs & Policy Development Directorate, MFH
5
Assistant Director
in the International Development, Economic Affairs & European Institutions, MFEA
5
Assistant Director
in the Global Issues Directorate, MFEA
5
Assistant Director
in the Collection Directorate in the Office of the Commissioner for Revenue, MFIN
5
Assistant Director
in the Technical - Income Tax Directorate in the Office of the Commissioner for Revenue, MFIN
5
Assistant Director
in the Budget Finance Directorate at the Budget Affairs Division, MFIN
5
Assistant Director
in the Ministry Procurement Unit, MEDE
5
Assistant Director
in the Quality Assurance Department in the Quality & Standards in Education Directorate, MEDE
5
Assistant Director
in the Research, Life Long Learning & Employability Directorate, MEDE
5
Assistant Director
in the Students' Maintenance Grants Unit, MEDE
5
Assistant Director
in the Digital Literacy & Transversal Skills Directorate, MEDE
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Permanent Secretary, MHAL
5
Assistant Director
in the Corporate Services Directorate, MHAL
5
Assistant Director
in the Manufacturing & Services Directorate, MTIP
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Permanent Secretary, MFCS
5
Assistant Director
in the Ministry Procurement Unit, MFCS
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Director General (Social Security), MFCS
5
Assistant Director
in the Policy Development & Programme Implementation Directorate, MJEG
5
Assistant Director
for People Management in the Corporate Services Directorate, MAFA
5
Assistant Director
in the Policy Development & Programme Implementation Directorate, MAFA
5
Assistant Director
in the Animal Welfare, Promotion and Services Directorate at the Veterinary & Phytosanitary Regulation Department, MAFA
5
Assistant Director
in the Aquaculture Directorate at the Fisheries & Aquaculture Department, MAFA
5
Assistant Director
in the Veterinary Regulation Directorate at the Veterinary & Phytosanitary Regulation Department, MAFA
5
Assistant Director
in the Payments Systems Directorate at the Agricultural & Rural Payment Agency, MAFA
5
Assistant Director
in the Policy Development & Programme Implementation Directorate, MEIB
5
Assistant Director
in the Corporate Services Directorate, MTCP
5
Assistant Director
in the Services Gozo Directorate, MGOZ
5
Assistant Director
in the Cultural Heritage Directorate, MGOZ
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Permanent Secretary, MHSE
5
Assistant Director
for Finance in the Corporate Services Directorate, MHSE
5
Assistant Director
for People Management in the Corporate Services Directorate, MHSE
5
Assistant Director
in the Office of the Director General (Strategy & Support), MHSE
5
Salary scale 5

Duties

The position descriptions for each of the advertised positions can be viewed at the following webpage:-




Eligibility

Eligibility

Appendix A - List of Vacant Assistant Director Positions

For applicants to be eligible in respect of these positions, they must be:-

(i)           Proficient and able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in the Maltese and English languages;
               AND
(ii)          (a)          Senior Public Officers who have a substantive grade in Scale 7 or higher;
                              Or
                  (b)          Senior Public Officers who have served for four consecutive years in the Public Service in positions classified in scale 7 or higher;
                              Or
               (c)          Public officers who are confirmed in their current or in a previous appointment, who are in possession of a recognised Master's qualification at MQF Level 7 (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits, or equivalent, with regard to programmes commencing as from October 2008), or a comparable professional qualification, in the area/s applied for, plus three (3) years relevant work experience of which one (1) year must be in a management position comparable to Scale 7 level or higher in the Public Service;

                              Or
               (d)          Officers currently occupying an Assistant Director position and who have served at least one year of the term of their current performance agreement.

Relevant qualifications at a level higher than that specified above will be accepted for eligibility purposes.  

Moreover, candidates who have not yet formally obtained any of the above-mentioned qualifications will still be considered, provided that they submit evidence that they have been approved for the award of the qualifications in question.

Prospective applicants should note the provisions regarding the requirement to produce recognition statements from MQRIC in respect of their qualifications, or from other designated authorities as applicable, which provisions may be accessed from the website of the People and Standards Division at the address: http://publicservice.gov.mt/en/People/Pages/Home.aspx.

Applicants are kindly requested to indicate the eligibility requisite/s under which they are applying available on the eligibility options screen.

Selected candidates must continue to remain eligible in terms of the above eligibility criteria upon appointment.

Eligible candidates may apply for four positions indicating their preferences by priority.  The SAAC will assess the candidates for all the positions applied for during the same interview/s.

The SAAC will consider who, from among any of the eligible candidates, is suitable for the position. It is the SAAC's prerogative to nominate any candidate to the position advertised.

Ministry / Department :

Office of the Principal Permanent Secretary

Contact Person :

Ms Ruth Farrugia

Address :

Management Support Directorate, 

Auberge de Castille

Valletta

Telephone :

2200 1008

Email address :

ruth.f.farrugia@gov.mt


  • Note

  • All Calls for Applications close at 19:00 on the respective closing dates unless otherwise stated.
  • 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