Apply By: Monday, March 6, 2023 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 85 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Manager, Intelligence Assessment Unit

Ministry of Finance
Compliance Branch
Hamilton, Oshawa
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
M1009A - Legal/Regulatory07
$79,720.00 - $125,470.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The Ministry of the Finance is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and experienced leader to join their talented team under the Intelligence Assessment Unit and be at the forefront of intelligence-led investigations and manage several key partnerships within the Ontario Public Service and law enforcement.

Note: The successful candidate will be required to travel to both office locations regardless of which location they primarily work out of.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Manager, Intelligence Assessment Unit, you will:

• Review, monitor, assess and determine changes in the collection, processing, analysis, dissemination and exchange of intelligence, to determine enforcement trends, and to ensure the creation of and intelligence database and enforcement tracking system;
• Oversee tactical crime analysis, identify current crime series, hotspots, and program gaps concerning branch programs in order to provide information to senior management for decisions on mitigating risks or threats;
• Liaise, plan, manage and coordinate intelligence initiatives with other enforcement bodies;
• Brief and advise senior management on operational/program matters, including recommending changes to policies, procedures or legislation due to emerging trends and/or identification of policy/intelligence gaps as a result of investigations
• Represent the branch and makes presentations to ministry staff and to enforcement jurisdictions;
• Motivate, coach, mentor and manage a team of professional staff, while supporting and promoting a productive, diverse and inclusive work environment.

How do I qualify?

Leadership Skills:

• You demonstrate the leadership behaviours, attributes and mindsets to lead the OPS into the future.
• You have demonstrated leadership in an engaged and inclusive work environment
• You have been successful in promoting equitable practices that value diversity and inclusion into your work environment and that support employee engagement
• You have strong problem-solving skills with demonstrated decision-making and creative problem-solving skills
• You have excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills along with a strong sense of political acuity to deal with a variety of sensitive issues
• You have demonstrated flexibility and resiliency in order to adapt and prepare accordingly in a fast-paced and changing environment.
• You have knowledge of human resources theories, principles, policies and collective agreements to develop organizational capacity which includes succession planning, performance management, talent management, organization and job design and labour relations management.

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge in information collection, intelligence development, investigative techniques, judicial process, rules of evidence and court procedures and related legislation.
• You have the ability to interpret relevant legislation (e.g. Land Transfer Tax Act, Gas Tax Act, Employer Health Tax Act, Fuel Tax Act, Tobacco Tax Act)
• You are familiar with Ministry/division/branch policies, procedures, inspections and practices, case law, judgments and precedents, to ensure the correct application of enforcement policies on the most complex and sensitive non-compliance matters.

Strategic Thinking and Analytical Skills:

• You are a strategic leader that can translate the “big picture” into key specific, measurable, accountable, realistic deliverables, while providing direction, guidance and coaching to staff and/or teams.
• You have excellent analytical and critical thinking skills to develop and analyze options and provide critical identification and analysis of issues and stakeholder concerns

Relationship Management & Communication Skills:

• You have excellent relationship management skills and have developed, managed and maintained partnerships with key stakeholders in an investigative environment
• You have strong communication skills to prepare intelligence analysis reports, executive briefings, project briefings, and presentations
• You have the ability to anticipate and manage contentious and emerging issues and identify mitigating strategies.
• You have strong conflict resolution skills with demonstrated decision-making and creative problem-solving skills to identify, address and resolve issues.
• You have experience building and maintaining professional networks and strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region or 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Fingerprint Based), Canadian Border Services Check, Credit History Check, Driver's License History, Intelligence, Local Police Databases Search, Social Networking Search, Special Constable
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Management and General
Posted on:
Friday, February 17, 2023
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • W-FN-193723/23
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, March 6, 2023 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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