BMT • CAN - Halifax, CAN - Ottawa, CAN - Victoria, CAN - Remote / Home

Security and Commercial Operations Coordinator

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

About the role

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).
  • 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.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible team members, who possess the following 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


  • Exposure to contract management in the professional services sector
  • Experience administering Quality Management Systems
  • ·Exposure to ITAR

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT click here .

BMT is open and committed to discussing flexible working. We believe that everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for them.

BMT hires talented people and welcomes applications from everyone. We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving our purpose as a business which is to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time (to find out more click here ). Our passion and goal are to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.


At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development.

Don’t hesitate to ask more about our benefits during the hiring process.

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 budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely 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 most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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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