Intelligence Analyst - Global Security

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Start Date ASAP

Hybrid Work Environment (3 days in office, 2 days remote with flexible hours)

Dress Code Business Casual

Location Downtown Toronto, Outside of Union Station (TTC & GO accessible)

A Great Place to Work

Who We Are


Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our four core values of Putting People First, Outstanding Corporate Citizenship, High Performance Culture, and Rigorous Financial Discipline. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).


Mining responsibly is a priority for Kinross, and we foster a culture that makes responsible mining and operational success inseparable. In 2021, Kinross committed to a greenhouse gas reduction action plan as part of its Climate Change strategy, reached approximately 1 million beneficiaries through its community programs, and recycled 80% of the water used at our sites. We also achieved record high levels of local employment, with 99% of total workforce from within host countries, and advanced inclusion and diversity targets, including instituting a Global Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council.

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Purpose of Role


Reporting to the Manager, Global Security Governance, this position is responsible for all duties associated with travel security , OSINT, business intelligence and country risk requirements, and security management systems. Advise on international security and geopolitical developments, which have potential to impact the business using specialized knowledge, gained from Masters level education and professional work. The position also provides necessary levels of support regarding the Global Security Standardization program to include metrics gathering and program development specialized security and business knowledge.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze and monitor global events and activities using specialist knowledge to determine with good judgement impacts on Kinross operations with a strong analytical acumen
  • Develop, and disseminate security risk reports for locations where Kinross operates.
  • Develop and disseminate political/economic/security risk reports on possible future countries of operation and exploration.
  • Daily monitoring of high risk countries for security risk and, if necessary, circulate a special advisories.
  • Conduct Threat Risk Assessments as required
  • Assist with the Kinross travel security program.
  • Apply innovative research techniques and develop sources of information.
  • Develop and implement an open source intelligence capacity, including daily monitoring
  • Handle search queries from other stakeholders in the business
  • Use of Kinross specific social media searching technology
  • Use of Kinross specific incident and investigations database platform
  • Assist in the development of new tools for security analysis and reporting
  • Provide due diligence of companies and individuals using specific software and more traditional methods to flag potential high impact risk, such as sanctions or criminal 
  • Support Kinross’ unique Global Standardization Program through the collection of data and metrics from regional and site security management.
  • Serve on the GSSP audit team; conduct audits of Kinross locations to ensure program compliance.
  • Develop educational material for employees in the area of security risk
  • Develop new tools to support site and global security management achieve their goals
  • Assist with investigations as needed.
  • Support other Global Security functions such as access control, development of security policies and procedures.

Sustainability Expectations

Follows and implements programs contained in the Global Security Standardization Program to include the performance based strategy; this involves developing/optimizing the site security system, also conducting briefings to site personnel keeping them updated about security related matters.

Actively promote human rights and security best practices to all stakeholders internally and externally as the Kinross Human Rights Adherence and Verification Program. Elements and metrics of this human rights and security program will be diligently detailed and reported to GS as part of the Kinross annual ESG reporting requirements. 

Minimum Qualifications & Skill Requirements

  • Masters University degree post secondary training of at least 2 years in a related field
  • 3-5 years of related work experience in an administrative role, with experience providing risk reports and country intelligence briefings.
  • Extensive research experience and possess ability to analyze potential impact on operations
  • Strong geopolitical analysis abilities with proven track record of advising a business on international issues
  • Exercise good initiative ability to make linkages
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • High level of integrity
  • Knowledge of OSINT approach and methodologies essential
  • Experience with social media monitoring tools seen as an asset
  • Exercise good initiative ability to make linkages using an investigative approach
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and manage several responsibilities simultaneously
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Able to review, analyze, and extract data from various sources.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and manage several responsibilities simultaneously
  • Proficiency in office systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in team and cross-functional environments
  • Comfortable for global travel as required

Additional Qualifications & Skill Requirements

  • Previous experience in the mining industry is an asset
  • Previous experience in a corporate security or global risk function is considered an asset
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work with others and communicate effectively
  • Good initiative 
  • Discretion in dealing with sensitive matters and confidential information

Our Approach to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and in alignment with our health and safety standards, all Kinross Gold Corporation employees working from the Toronto office, must be fully vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved vaccine. If offered this position, you must show proof of vaccination prior to be hired. Masks are not mandated in the office; however, employees are encouraged to wear a mask if it is more comfortable for them. Kinross reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.