Department Name: Privy Council Office
Website: For further information on the department, please visit Privy Council Office
Who Can Apply:
Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application that they meet the following merit criteria to be retained for further consideration.
Graduation with a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
Experience in researching a wide range of primary sources of information on developments concerning China.
Other Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment
Statement of Merit Criteria
Applicants who meet the above criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria for this position.
The International Assessment Staff provide the Privy Council Office and other senior government clients with original, policy-neutral intelligence assessments of foreign developments and trends that may affect Canadian interests. The secretariat plays an interdepartmental coordinating role for the Canadian assessment community. It also helps foster and strengthen relationships with allied intelligence assessment organizations.
The primary task of the successful candidate will be to gather, evaluate and organize material from intelligence and other classified or open sources on China, and based on this information to prepare assessments of Chinese political, economic, strategic and security issues for senior government decision makers. He or she must be prepared to accept input on draft assessments from peers and to defend the final versions to senior officials.
Additional Requirements / Comments
Information to be provided:
When you apply, you must provide the following information or your application will be rejected:
Only on-line applications are accepted.
Your résumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Questions regarding travel and relocation.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
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