Business Management Services Officer Job

Job Overview

Ottawa, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
$61,479 - $77,790 Per Year
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

Language Profile

Bilingual Imperative (English / French)

  • Reading comprehension: Intermediate level (B)
  • Written expression: Intermediate level (B)
  • Oral interaction: Intermediate level (B)

Your Challenge

If you dream of joining an organization that is small enough to be noticed and big enough to provide a meaningful career, we want to hear from you!

Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility:

As a key component of its strategic plan, the House of Commons is set on being a leader in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility. As such, we design and continuously evolve our practices to ensure that everyone can fully and equitably participate to the upmost of their abilities. We value that everyone has a contribution to make and has the potential for individual growth. We are One House that leverages diversity in all its forms.

About the Role:

The House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security is currently looking to staff the Business Management Services Officer position.

The Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security assumes a ceremonial role; ensures efficient management of communications and information provided by the SAA-CS; maintains an effective liaison with clients, partners and the general public; and manages the Memorial Chamber.

Reporting to the Manager, Business Management Services, the incumbent is responsible for the provision and coordination of the day-to-day delivery of services related to finance, human resources, procurement, contracting and facilities management, and other related administrative services within the Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security (SAA-CS). The incumbent provides administrative procedural advice, guidance and support SAA-CS managers and employees.

Position location: Ottawa, Ontario

Top Reasons to Join the Business Management Services Team :

We're dedicated to building an inclusive culture where employees can do their best work. We ensure that employees feel valued by helping them grow as people, not just as professionals. In a collaborative environment, this opportunity allows you to work in a multidisciplinary team across the Office of the Sergeant at arms and Corporate Security (SAA-CS). The Business Management Services team provides centralized administrative service to SAA-CS managers and employees. Your ability to effectively manage priorities in a dynamic and multitasked environment are required to perform the work. As you work closely with many teams, you are exposed to many facets of the organization. We value and encourage development and training opportunities to develop your career here at the House of Commons.

Work-life balance /35 hours workweek

4 weeks vacation (minimum)

Hybrid work environment:

Over the last couple of years, our organization has developed the ability to successfully adapt to new ways of working while continuing to deliver valuable services to Members of Parliament and the House of Commons Administration. As a result, we will continue to foster autonomy by establishing a flexible hybrid approach where possible. Leaders across the organization are working with their teams to determine the appropriate balance of on-site versus remote work for their roles that will result in a positive outcome for both the organization and its people.

**Please note that as part of this team, it is expected that employees will be required to come onsite a minimum of three days a week or more upon requirements.



  • Diploma in Business Administration OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.


  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience within financial monitoring/reporting/forecasting as well as procurement and general administrative tasks;
  • Experience working with a variety of operational groups;
  • Experience and/or good understanding of buying and contracting and finance functions as well as human resource functions (staffing/recruitment);
  • Experience working within financial and/or human resource systems.


Above-average level of communication skills in both official languages, and in a respectful and cooperative manner, with clients, colleagues, service providers and partners.


Candidates will be evaluated against the House of Commons Administration Competency Framework – Specialized Support


Staff the position of Business Management Services Officer on a determinate basis (temporary). Create a pool of potential candidates that may be considered to staff future vacancies for this position or for other similar and/or related positions on an indeterminate and/or determinate basis. Consideration may be given to candidates with other linguistic profiles.

Essential Information

  • Accommodation Request: You are invited to email for support if there is any need for accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Effective June 20, 2022, the requirement for all individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to gain entry to the Parliamentary Precinct is being suspended. Please note, however, that the House of Commons reserves the right to reinstate the same or similar requirements at any time without further notice.
  • Other preventative measures will continue to be taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.
  • Application Process: Please note that only applications submitted through our Career Portal will be accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) on September 5, 2022.


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