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Manager- Compliance Sector #WeAreFintrac

Reference number: CFC22J-023005-000011
Selection process number: CFC-COMP-06B
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada - *The Compliance Sector works remotely and we are welcoming candidates to apply even if they are living outside of our four geographic offices in Canada.
Vancouver (British Columbia), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Montréal Island (Québec)
EX-02, FT-06
$119,825 to $160,998

Closing date: 25 January 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Canadian citizens

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

REMINDER:

Due to the nature of our work, please do not discuss your application with others (including on social media) besides your partner, or close family members – who should also be reminded about the need to be discreet.

Duties

IS THIS THE RIGHT JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU?

If you are a dynamic person who enjoys working in a diverse team, and has strong leadership skills, this position will be of interest to you. We are currently seeking a candidate to fill the position of Manager, Compliance (Senior Director/DG equivalent). We are seeking an experienced Executive who is ready to contribute to the organization’s success by providing leadership and vision to a multi-disciplinary team of compliance professionals.

Success in this role will require a decisive leadership style in both strategy, vision, and execution. In this leadership role, you will have superior relationship and communications skills and the drive/energy to move multiple projects forward in a fast moving, fluid, and evolving environment. You are a bold change agent, and will be enthused by the opportunities to modernize operations, while bringing passion and a depth of experience in regulatory environments and financial services. You have superior relationship building and stakeholder management skills. You are considered a trusted partner and colleague. You have proven experience in leading complex organizations, and are known for creating a positive work environment that embraces diversity, innovation and experimentation.

What We Are Looking For:

• Superior leadership skills to enhance collaboration and innovation.
• Excellent communicator.
• Ability to work autonomously and take ownership of decisions and outcomes.
• Ability to make recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business.
• Ability to monitor emerging Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) risks and trends and analyze pertinent industry practices and mitigation in relation to these risks.
• Exhibits fairness and trustworthiness in interactions with staff and stakeholders.
• Ability to manage, motivate and support a virtual workforce.

Work environment

What FINTRAC offers:
At FINTRAC, it is all about Our Talent - Our Future. Joining FINTRAC, you will become part of a diverse and inclusive family that empowers, grows and cares. Check out our values...they speak for themselves.

Mandate:
The work you do at FINTRAC matters. As Canada's financial intelligence unit and anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulator, FINTRAC helps to combat money laundering, terrorist activity financing and threats to the security of Canada.

Continuous Learning Culture:
Our organization understands that fostering and investing in upskilling and continuous learning are critical and necessary. Enterprise Learning and Leadership Development are key components of our People and Culture Strategy.

Inclusive & Flexible by Design:
FINTRAC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. To find out more, consult Employment equity, diversity and inclusion at FINTRAC. We strive to create a working environment and a workplace culture that allows employees to work to their fullest potential. We actively promote employee wellbeing, including a focus on balancing work and personal needs by offering flexible hours and work arrangements, including remote/virtual work, where functionally and operationally feasible. Additionally, as an employer of choice, we are proud of our excellence-driven culture bolstered by our commitment to a respectful, healthy, diverse and inclusive workplace.

Benefits:
FINTRAC is a separate agency that offers a competitive salary and eligibility for performance pay annually. As a Federal Government Agency, FINTRAC offers a number of competitive benefits to its employees, including the Public Service Pension Plan, maternity and parental leave benefits, vacation, personal and family leave days.

Intent of the process

The intent is to staff two (2) current vacancies available. In addition, a pool of partially qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff future Manager positions with various tenures (assignment, indeterminate, specified period) and various linguistic requirements/profiles within FINTRAC.

Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter ""Candidates must clearly demonstrate in THEIR COVER LETTER how they meet each of the education and experience criteria factors listed under the Essential Qualifications (must have) and Assets (Nice to have). Asset qualifications (or other qualifications) are considered “nice to have” and candidates should demonstrate in their application if they possess any, as they may be used for pre-selection and selection purposes." Your cover letter should also demonstrate your role as a change agent and how you create a culture of innovation within an organization and how you motivate people to make a change. Don’t be shy about describing your keen interest in staying on top of trends, how you seek opportunities to streamline work processes and eliminate burden, and your commitment to making a difference.""

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

CANDIDATE PROFILE

EDUCATION
A degree from a recognized university in a field relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE:

E1- Significant* experience in a financial services industry in the area of Anti-Money Laundering / Anti-Terrorist Financing (AML/ATF) Compliance, Risk Management or in the regulation of financial institutions (government body that directly deal with the supervision and regulation of these institutions);
E2 - Significant* experience in establishing and maintaining partnerships/relationship with a variety of internal or external stakeholders such as central agencies, government departments and agencies, non-governmental organizations and/or international partners and/or private sector;
E3- Significant* experience in providing strategic advice to senior management on complex issues**;
E4- Significant* experience in managing human resources***

DEFINITION
*Significant experience is associated with the applicant having performed a broad range of associated duties on an ongoing basis for the described experience requirement as a major activity, for approximately three (3) years.
**Complex issues are issues with at least three (3) of the following characteristics: multidimensional, sensitive, confidential, including risks management component, affecting many partners or stakeholders, precedent setting or having a major impact on the public service/ agency/industry/private sector.
***Human Resources Management is defined as: Must clearly demonstrate that they have supervised staff, assigned work, managed and assessed performance and developed or contributed to the development of staffing plans. Must indicate the number of staff they supervised.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

EXPERIENCE

EA1- Experience leading and participating in complex projects/assessments and providing leadership to Senior Compliance Officers involved in supervising financial institutions;
EA2-Experience in executing AML/ATF reviews of financial institutions, or reviews requiring similar skills and approaches;
EA3- Experience in the management of Anti-Money Laundering / Anti-Terrorist Financing (AML/ATF) programs or audit programs in a public or private sector environment;
EA4- Experience at the executive level in leading organizational changes or business transformational initiatives with a change management component;
EA5- Experience in the preparation of Cabinet documents or Treasury Board Submissions and in managing relations with central agencies;
EA6- Experience in managing and developing robust scopes of work for specific contracts or task authorizations (authorizing specific work tasks to be performed within a contract);
EA7- Experience working with international partners.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
Bilingual CBC/CBC and English essential.
1) The Centre intends to staff the bilingual positions on an imperative basis at the CBC/CBC level. However, the Centre could use this process to appoint on a non-imperative basis for some bilingual positions, if there are an insufficient number of qualified bilingual candidates to staff all of our positions.
2) We therefore encourage all applicants to apply for this job, regardless of their language profile.
3) Please note that candidates will be assessed on all essential statement of merit criteria prior to being placed in the partially assessed pool except for the official languages requirements of the position that may vary according to the position to be staffed.
4) Qualified candidates will need to meet this essential merit criterion prior to being appointed to a position.

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

Information on language requirements

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

KNOWLEDGE:

K1- Knowledge of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Suspicious Transaction Reporting Regulations (PCMLTFA) and associated regulations (https://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca/reg/1-eng) and FINTRAC guidance.

KEY LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

KLC1 - Achieve results (Leaders mobilize and manage resources to deliver on the priorities of the Government);
KLC2 - Collaborate with partners and stakeholders (Leaders are deliberate and resourceful about seeking the widest possible spectrum of perspective);
KLC3 - Create vision and strategy (Leaders define the future and chart a path forward);
KLC4 - Mobilize People (Leaders inspire and motivate the people they lead);
KLC5 - Promote innovation and guide change (Leaders create an environment that supports bold thinking, experimentation and intelligent risk taking); and
KLC6 - Uphold integrity and respect (Leaders exemplify ethical practices, professionalism and personal integrity).

ABILITIES:

A1 - Ability to effectively manage and lead; and
A2 - Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

ASSET EDUCATION or CERTIFICATIONS:

AE1 - Graduation with a Masters or Doctorate from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field relevant to the position being staffed.

AC1- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Institute (CAMLI).

Degree equivalency

ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS:

Accessibility is part of our mandate and preoccupations. As a result, in support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs, including reducing representation gaps.

A preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the Employment Equity groups (Persons with disabilities,, members of visible minorities, women, and Indigenous persons), and have voluntarily completed the self-declaration form on their application. Therefore, we encourage candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a member of one of these groups.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Willingness to travel
• Willingness to work overtime
• Willingness to work remotely or virtually

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance - Secret security clearance - Secret security clearance - You must be a Canadian Citizen and eligible for a Top Secret security clearance to FINTRAC's standards.

FINTRAC’s process includes a suitability interview, a credit and financial check, fingerprinting, a background investigation covering at least the last 10 years, as well as other assessments necessary to determine a candidate’s suitability for work at FINTRAC.

Candidates may be required to submit security documentation and may be subject to security investigations at any phase of the selection process.

As needed, candidates must be able to produce sufficient records related to any period of time spent outside of Canada and may be subject to further assessment.

Suitability is an on-going condition of employment at FINTRAC and must be maintained.

We understand that FINTRAC’s security clearance process is demanding. Protecting the safety of Canadians and the security of Canada’s economy is what we do; that is why all candidates go through a rigorous screening process before becoming a FINTRAC employee.

REQUIREMENT TO BE VACCINATED:
All FINTRAC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a certified medical disability, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

APPLICATIONS:

For this selection process, it is our intention to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates must include a valid email address in their application. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updated as required.

ASSESSMENT:

Our assessment process includes different evaluation stages.

Assessments may be conducted virtually through email, telephone and/or videoconference. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that their computer and mobile equipment is in working condition before starting an assessment.

This selection process will feature a comprehensive and inclusive assessment approach to assess abilities and competencies, which may include the use of psychometric assessments, past performance, FINTRAC's Candidate Achievement Portrait (CAP) and Character Leadership (CL) interviews. Candidates may be required to submit their 2 most recent performance reviews. For internal candidates of the Public Service, the Assessment Committee reserves the right to contact the internal candidates’ current manager(s).

Various tools (such as the application, all communications related to this process, including emails, calls, or a written exam) may be used to assess the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.

An in-person or virtual interview will be administered.

Reference checks/Performance history will be sought.

Right Talent Selection:
Right Talent determined based on Sector/Org Needs and will factor elements of Role/Team Fit, combined with qualifications identified by hiring manager for Right Talent selection.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
A pool of partially qualified candidates may be established to staff similar term and/or indeterminate positions or acting opportunities that may become available. The language requirements for positions may vary.

If the position is staffed on a temporary basis, through Interchange Canada, or through an internal assignment and/or acting opportunity, the approval of your management will be required.

Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion:
FINTRAC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. To find out more, consult Employment equity, diversity and inclusion at FINTRAC. We strive to create a working environment and a workplace culture that allows employees to work to their fullest potential. We actively promote employee wellbeing, including a focus on balancing work and personal needs by offering flexible hours and work arrangements, including remote/virtual work, where functionally and operationally feasible. Additionally, as an employer of choice, we are proud of our excellence-driven culture bolstered by our commitment to a respectful, healthy, diverse and inclusive workplace.

As an employer committed to a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates in designated groups - women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities - to apply and self-identify on their application.

We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise us of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Date modified:
2022-11-15