Privacy Lead, Ministry of Transportation, St. Catharines, Toronto

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Cluster Architecture Office, Ministry Engagement and Advisory Branch! We are looking for an individual with strong leadership and technical skills to provide analysis, technical guidance and strategic thinking to lead and support the development of a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to ensure information systems, and proposed programs/policies meet legal privacy requirements.

The Cluster Architecture Office is the key enabler in delivering outcome-based results to achieve strategic goals and objectives for the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) by facilitating cluster-wide enterprise and applied architecture best practices while following established government standards.

Please note: the successful candidate will have the option of working from any of the posted addresses.

What can I expect to do in this role?

  • Develop privacy impact assessments for technical and business applications.
  • Analyze privacy implications, and security concepts of new information technologies and information systems.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

  • You have knowledge of privacy impact assessment methodology, tools and techniques.
  • You demonstrate knowledge of threat and risk analysis principles, program analysis, and business analysis.
  • You have an understanding of policy development to lead, or participate in, the development of options and strategies on information management and privacy protection.
  • You have knowledge of information technology concepts and processes that impact the protection of personal information (i.e. information management, knowledge management, intellectual property/copyright, information technology and electronic service delivery channels).
  • You have knowledge of broad political, legal, fiscal, social and governance dimensions to ensure that privacy principles, directives, notices and directions are considered in the development of new programs/initiatives.

Analytical and Conceptual Skills:

  • You demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve complex issues, identify options and make recommendations.
  • You are able to analyze policy proposals to assess/identify I&IT business implications, and develop strategic policy planning options and impact analyses for clients.
  • Your conceptual skills enable you to understand proposed initiatives and apply innovative ideas.

Communication, Interpersonal and Presentation Skills:

  • You can prepare comprehensive reports, options analyses, briefing materials and presentations, and propose responses on privacy issues.
  • You have consultation and negotiation skills to gain support for policy and program initiatives.
  • You are able to develop effective relationships with senior management and stakeholders.


  • You have the ability to acquire and apply knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and directives to ensure proposed initiatives conform to legislation.

Salary Range: $74,877 - $110,338 Per Year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region or 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region or 400 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region


  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.

Application Submission Information:

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 184886, by Thursday, August 18, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.