Senior Analyst, Threat and Risk Assessment

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Requisition #:  J1112-0642

Position Title:  Senior Analyst, Threat and Risk Assessment

Employment Type:  Full-time

Position Type:  Regular

Location:  234 Wellington Street

City, Province:  Ottawa, Ontario

Country:  Canada

Job Category:  Analyst

Number of Positions:  1

Date Posted:  November 19, 2012

Closing Date:  December 3, 2012

Salary Range:

Salary Range (annual salary): The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $70,333 and $87,916* (job grade 17).

*Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.

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Job Summary

The Senior Analyst, Threat and Risk Assessment, performs complex, detailed research and analysis of ambiguous, confidential information to uncover trends, threats or risks and provides sound reports to assist management in the development of mitigation strategies or tactical plans to ensure the security of personnel, assets and information.

Central Responsibilities:

•review, analyze, categorize and sort through information sources to maintain knowledge base, identify new sources, and identify new or ambiguous trends and report them to the Manager

•produce strategic assessments of emerging trends that may affect the overall security of the Bank

•provide periodic briefings and internal reporting of current events and their potential implications

•maintain a timely, integrated and accurate view of risks in order to identify and develop appropriate mitigation strategies to reduce risks to critical functions

•assign a risk profile of information for key individuals and the Bank

•produce risk assessments and identify and develop appropriate mitigation strategies to reduce risks to critical functions

•function as an internal point of contact during a high-level incident to provide insight, under pressure, as well as information and support as necessary, to colleagues, Bank management or external contacts

•propose strategies to increase security awareness at the Bank

•establish and maintain internal and external networks through meetings, and provide updates to management and external clients

Key Requirements:

•bachelor’s degree in criminology or related field


•minimum of 5 years of experience in areas such as threat assessments, intelligence gathering or in a public or private security function

in addition

•English or French essential

•knowledge of the Bank’s Security Framework

•familiarity with the Harmonized Threat and Risk methodology

•knowledge of developing threat and risk assessments

•extensive knowledge of threat and risk assessments and horizon scanning tools, methodologies and techniques

•ability to write concise and articulate reports

•proven ability to manage, prepare and analyze data

•understanding of critical infrastructure of the Bank

•ability to understand and make linkages regarding local, national and world events and how these can have an impact on the Bank’s security

•ability to manage and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders and with local and international organizations

•ability to work as part of a team


•functional in second official language

•professional designation in risk or security management

•advanced degree in a related field


•Condition of employment: Candidate must be eligible for a secret status clearance.

•Priority will be given to candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada.

•There will be no relocation assistance provided for this recruitment action.

•The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

•Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumé and a covering letter by 3 December 2012. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.

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