Career Opportunity: Market Analyst

Position deliverables 

  • Define and assess electronic communications and postal markets, taking utmost account of EU Commission Guidelines and in accordance with MCA criteria.
  • Analyse the extent of competition in identified markets on an ongoing basis and designate operators as having Significant Market Power (SMP) on the basis of findings.
  • Monitor and report on relevant market developments on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage or participate in other initiatives as may from time to time be necessary.
  • Contribute towards the achievement of MCA objectives.

Position responsibilities

  • Follow-up and report to Management Team on position deliverables on a regular basis.
  • Publish related consultation documents and decisions as necessary.
  • Interact with EU National Regulatory Authorities, BEREC, the EU Commission, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in meetings held locally and abroad involving BEREC and other workgroups as necessary, as well as in BEREC Expert Review teams.
  •  Draw up and publish bi-annual sector performance reports as well as any other relevant documents.
  • Carry out periodic surveys to gather additional information on market competition.
  • Carry out any policy analysis in relation to relevant areas of study.
  • Provide expert advice on relevant subject matter areas, internally within MCA as well as to other Maltese entities and overseas NRAs and other relevant organisations.
  • Manage the engagement and productivity levels of external contractors consistent with sound project management practice.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and undertake other assignments as directed by the Chief Policy and Planning.

Technical contribution

  • Carry out market reviews and analyses and recommends any resultant action.
  • Prepare impact assessment reports as required by the Chief Policy & Planning.
  • Collect and maintain statistical information required for analysis purposes.
  • Disseminate information to the rest of the Authority as required.
  • Conduct research on local and international developments in the assigned policy field and maintains a database of information and material accessible to all staff.
  • Contribute to the review and possible refinement of internal procedures and processes in particular those with a high content of customer interface.
  • Draft consultation papers and deals with the related processes leading up to the decision phase.
  • Interact with external stakeholders as required.
  • Manage and/or participate in projects as assigned.

Consultative tasks

  • Communicate with the Operators and other key industry clients to obtain required market information and to consult on matters pertaining to market analysis.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Senior Management Team to facilitate a cohesive and integrated approach in the Authority’s operations and the ultimate fulfilment of the Strategic objectives of the organisation.
  • Consult other MCA units on matters where their input is required.
  • Communicate with the EU Commission as required.
  • Communicate with the Competition Authority (MCCAA) as required.


  • Implement projects effectively: Methodology / Research / Analyses.
  • Publish Consultation Documents and market development reports.
  • Recommend way forward based on outcomes of analyses.
  • Provide robust justification on recommendations.

Qualifications / Skills Required

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics;
  • Solid analytical and report writing skills;
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English and knowledge of Maltese language;
  • Project management skills;
  • Proficient use of office automation tools, Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to lead and/or participate as a member of a team.

The MCA is an equal opportunities employer.

Candidates should send their CV and covering letter by post or by email at

For more information, please contact our Human Resources team on +356 21336840.

MCA Reference: 
Jobsplus permit number 652/2022
Vacancy Status: 
Public Call
Vacancy Closing Date: 
Friday 14th June 2024