Mintz Group, also known as Mintz Global Screening, provides a range of risk mitigation services focused on due diligence, litigation and anti-corruption investigations.
Our clients include corporate decision makers, litigators, financial institutions, executive search professionals and non-profit groups.
Since founding in 1994, the company has conducted over 10,000 investigations in more than 100 countries. Mintz Group is headquartered in New York City and has offices in the District of Columbia, San Francisco, Dallas, Miami, Montreal, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Nairobi, San José, and São Paulo ().
Position : International Screening Researcher
Mintz Global Screening is seeking inquisitive and motivated International Screening Researchers for its team based in Scarborough.
The team specializes in vetting potential candidates for senior executive jobs globally. We are considering high-caliber, entry-level candidates preferably with foreign language fluencies.
We are looking to add Researchers to our verification team with a focus on verifying education credentials, professional accreditations and other services offered by the company.
In accordance with Mintz standards, the International Screening Researcher shall :
Conduct background checks on executives around the world
Verify educational and professional qualifications through the use of online databases, telephone calls and email correspondence
Learn and master the use of databases and vendors that serve as international liaisons for verifying degrees and professional qualifications around the world
Carefully gather and thoroughly review and summarize news articles
Synthesize information obtained in the form of written reports in a concise, professional and accurate manner; drafting and editing comprehensive client-ready reports
Learn and master the use of databases that cover public records
Meet client-driven deadlines
Ensure compliance with the company standards of privacy and security
Work with team members to ensure excellent client service
Possess strong organizational skills and a high level of communication skills (written and oral)
Have the ability to work in an evolving and dynamic environment
Required Qualifications :
Knowledge and Education
Strong research, writing (mastery of grammar and punctuation), computer skills, attention to detail, and high levels of reading comprehension are required
Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized in Canada
Fluency in English, foreign languages preferred Languages of particular interest include Chinese, French, German, Italian, and RussianDanish, Swedish, Portuguese, Arabic, and Spanish are also highly desirable
Research, investigative or journalism experience is a plus
Experience, Skills and Abilities
1 to 3 years of experience in a research-centric, investigative or information gathering role would be an asset
Excellent computer skills with an emphasis on Internet and social media research
Ability to provide a high level of client service
Capacity to communicate clearly and at a high level, both written and oral
Above average reading comprehension skills
Must be responsible, punctual, accurate and organized
Positive attitude; desire to succeed and achieve high results
$17.00 -$18.00 hourly
Group benefits, paid 50% by the company (Life insurance, Accident and Serious Illness, Dependent life insurance, Short and long term disability, Critical Illness, Health and Dental care, Travel insurance, Employee & Family Assistance program )
After one year, the Employee will be eligible for the group RRSP. The participation is voluntary.
Dialogue (Virtual Healthcare)
Maximum of 4 personal days per year - If an employee does not use all their Personal Days in the current calendar year, the unused time will be paid to the employee.
Access to Good Job program