BMT • CAN - Ottawa

Security and Commercial Operations Coordinator

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice President – Commercial, the Business Support Coordinator - Security/Commercial supports management of security processes as an alternate company security officer (ACSO). This includes personnel security, facility security, visit requests (VCR), Controlled Goods and company secure holdings. This role has secondary responsibility supporting issues related to commercial functions including ISO compliance (9001, 45001, 14001 and 27001), procurement activities, contract management and facilities and infrastructure management.

Responsibilities and Tasks

· Perform duties of Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO) and the Controlled Goods Designated Official.

· Ensure compliance with Public Services Procurement Canada’s Industrial Security Manual and Company Security Policies.

· Complete and submit Personnel Security Screening documentation.

· Onboard staff providing security briefings.

· Administer employee security training program.

· Manage all documentation related to security.

· Co-ordinate Visitor Clearance Requests.

· Assist the Company Security Officer (CSO) in preparation of documentation supporting Facility Security Clearance (FSC) and D Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

· Secondary and support activities of the role will be related to other commercial activities including contract and subcontract administration, procurement activities, facilities operations and quality system functions.

Employment Conditions

· Employment status: Permanent full-time

· Hours of Work: 38.75/week

· Office location: Kanata, Ontario

· Hybrid work available with minimum two days in the office.

Authority, Accountability and Working Relationships

The role is responsible and accountable to:

Vice President, Commercial

Required to forge effective working relationships with:

· Business Support Team members

· GBS Commercial Team

· All BMT employees

Key Knowledge, Experience and Skills


· Two years experience supporting security operations preferably in the Canadian Defence sector.

· Proficient in the use of Online Industrial Security Services portal (OLISS)

· Alternate Company Security Officer training

· Controlled Goods Program training

· Designated Official certification.

· Familiarity with the Industrial Security Manual, Contract Security Program and Contract Security Manual

· NATO Secret clearance or ability to be cleared to NATO Secret

· Excellent English language skills verbal and written.

· Knowledge of supporting security disciplines, including document control, visit certifications, personnel security processing, and security processes and procedures.

· Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

· Excellent time management skills, including the ability to work under pressure.

· Adept at using MS Office

· Desired:

  • Exposure to contract management in the professional services sector

· Experience administering Quality Management Systems

· Exposure to ITAR

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing allowance – £300
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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