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Workforce Security Screening Consultant – Toronto, ON

Requisition ID: 104580  Cost Centre: HR SERVICES OPERATIONS Employee Referral Program – Potential Reward:  We are committed to investing in our employees and helping you continue your career at Scotiabank.





Responsible for providing a consistent and timely approach for Workforce Security Screening (WSS) review and adjudication activities, including but not limited to screening administration, responding to inquiries, and reporting. This role also provides support for program and process escalations, interaction with the screening vendor, and interaction with other key stakeholders as required.




Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
Initiate ongoing screening for active workers as required.
Collaborates with key stakeholders throughout the workforce security screening process.
Assesses and interprets the level of complexity of WSS files that require adjudication (Tier I, II, and III), escalates as required.
Conducts Tier I review (identify discrpencies and errors) and adjudication (FTE and contingent workers as required).
Monitor, track and report on WSS activities and KPIs to identify trends and program improvement opportunities.
Training new team members on processes and procedures. Continuously improve the training experience and update desktop procedures, training guides and job aids as necessary.
Ensures proper usage of knowledge management and case management tools to effectively respond to, document and monitor WSS activities.
Determines and communicates start dates as required.
• Prepare rescind offer correspondence and track candidate status in Success Factors.
Connects with candidates for supporting documentation as required.
Act as subject matter expert on WSS and Work Permit activities and attend regular meetings with key stakeholders to support program updates.
Seeks opportunities to improve departmental processes and customer service by identifying service deficiencies, and recommending solutions to Senior Manager, Hiring & Onboarding.
Understands how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions
Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct.
Champions a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team

Education/Experience Required:


Post-secondary degree in Human Resources or pursuing education in related field
CHRP designation (or in pursuit of) an asset
Knowledge of HR transactions • Risk management mindset
Deep understanding of Bank policies and procedures
Strong written and verbal communication skills • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills
Strong judgment and problem-solving skills
Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
Strong Excel Knowledge in formulas and pivot tables
Attentive to details and deadlines
Proven teamwork capabilities
Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing work environments
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.Note: All postings in me@Scotiabank will remain live for a minimum of 5 days.

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