BMT • CAN - Calgary, CAN - Halifax, CAN - Ottawa, CAN - Victoria

Senior Program Services Consultant - PS - 059

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

The PS Consultant is responsible to support our clients in the execution and oversight of their task needs. This will include applying specialist skills in project and program management, as well as business analysis and logical thinking.

In addition to specialty work , the Senior Program Services Consultant is responsible to provide consultant services to clients as may be required to execute consultancy contracts within the scope of BMT Canada’s market area, within the realm of their skills, background and experience.

Responsibilities and Tasks

The preferred candidate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to lead program support activities, as elaborate upon experiences helping clients work through complex program issues;

  • Demonstrate their ability to formulate plans and strategies, articulate them to others, and help others work through the details toward implementation;

  • Take the initiative to implement the direction, strategy, and policies of the business;

  • Roll up their sleeves to get things moving;

  • Maintain the highest standards of integrity and accountability; and

  • Work within client environments.

The successful candidate will have experience with:

  • Working within large complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders, shifting priorities, and significant budgets;

  • Process improvement initiatives, either for a standardized certification body such as CMMI, or an internal process initiative involving changing the manner of work to achieve a new management objective ;

  • Government agencies such as Health Canada or the Department of National Defence.

  • Managing projects, programs, accounts or clients; and

  • Exposure to Canadian procurement practices and activities such as requests for proposals, vendor selections, or treasury board submissions.

Authority, Accountability and Working Relationships

The role is responsible and accountable to:

  • The Program Services E ngineering Manager (or delegate)

  • Required to f orge effective working relationships with:

  • Client teams

  • Program Services team members

  • Project team members

  • Other engineers , specialists and technologists within BMT

  • BMT leadership team

  • Employment Conditions

    • Full time, permanent or Term

    • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia ; Kanata, Ontario ; or Victoria, BC, to be defined in employment contract .

    • Occasional Travel to other BMT offices or client sites as required from time to .

    Key Knowledge, Experience and Skills


    • Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution.

    • Specialty knowledge in an area related to the role responsibilities and tasks.

    • Ability to manage and lead peers without direct authority.

    • Ability to influence and earn the respect of client contacts .

    • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English.

    • Ability to obtain a Canadian Security Clearance.

    • Ability to qualify under one of the Engineering Logistics Management Services contract categories.


    • Evidence of continued education or certifications.

    • Experience supporting projects which deliver to a federal government client.

    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 including group health and dental, a Health Spending Account, RRSP matching, employee discount programs, employee and family assistance programs and learning and development opportunities.

    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

    We asked employees of BMT how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

    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)

    66% Male, 28% Female

    Office locations

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

    Hiring Countries

    United Kingdom