Analyst, Threat and Risk Assessment
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
October 29, 2012
November 7, 2012
Salary Range (annual salary): The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $60,678 and $71,386* (job grade 15). *Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
Reporting to the Manager, Security Risk Management Office, the Analyst will be part of a team within Security and Facilities Services responsible for identifying current and emerging risks through continuous threat/risk assessments and horizon scanning to accurately define and analyze security trends, and for assisting in the evolution of the Bank’s security program (personnel, physical assets and information).The Analyst, Threat and Risk Assessment performs research and analysis of open-source and confidential information to determine security trends, threats and 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.
•review, analyze, categorize and sort through information sources to maintain knowledge base; identify new sources and uncover ambiguous trends, and report these to the Manager•assist in periodic briefings and internal reporting of current events and potential implications to Security Program Management and Client Services staff to maintain a timely, integrated and accurate view of risks. •identify and develop appropriate mitigation strategies to reduce risks to critical functions•provide timely, informed support to incident management •assist, as required, in the development of material and strategies to increase security awareness within the Bank•establish and maintain internal and external networks through meetings, and provide updates to management and external clients
•bachelor’s degree in criminology or related fieldand •minimum of threeyears of security-related experience in areas such as threat assessment, intelligence gathering or private securityor•an equivalent combination of education and experience may be consideredin addition•English or French essential •knowledge of the Bank’s security framework •familiarity with the Harmonized Threat and Risk Assessment Methodology •knowledge of developing threat and risk assessments •experience with database research and management•ability to manage, prepare and analyze data•knowledge of threat and risk assessment and horizon scanning tools, methodologies and techniques•ability to write concise, articulate reports •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 local and international organizations•ability to work as part of a team
•functional in second official language
•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 7 November 2012. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.
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