Corporate Services

Corporate Emergency Specialist

Req Id: 256371

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

Corporate Services is at the centre of the action, providing the support that enables Bell’s industry leadership. Our Corporate Security & Responsibility, Communications, Human Resources, Procurement & Value Creation and Real Estate teams work collaboratively to drive our corporate strategy forward.

You are passionate, driven and have proven experience in Emergency Management & Preparedness, or an equivalent field, including resiliency programs such as fire prevention, business continuity,  incident management or risk management.


You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy playing a part in creating a vision. Preparedness and planning is part of who you are not what you do.


Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) understands the importance of security to support its operations and bring value to its shareholders through reduced financial and reputational risks.  BCE recognizes the criticality of its infrastructure for the security, health, safety and economic well-being of its customers and employees.  As part of BCE’s Corporate Security and Resiliency team your function, you will be to establish, administer, implement and enforce Bell’s security policies.


As such, a significant part of the EM specialist role is to provide governance on many resiliency programs including emergency management.  With assets in country and around the globe, the programs are complex and subject to a variety of federal, provincial and municipal codes and regulations from which Corporate Security and Resiliency derives its own internal policies.


Reporting to the Senior Manager – Preparedness and Planning, as Corporate Emergency Specialist you will primarily be responsible for supporting the development and continuous improvement of BCE’s Emergency Management preparedness concepts and related projects across the organization.


Tasks / Responsibilities:

The position has the following main duties:

  • Utilize and validate Emergency Management concepts and practices within our program
  • Investigate, comprehend and interpret various municipal, provincial and federal codes and regulations related to emergency management of people and assets
  • Develop and update program documents including policies, directives, and procedures to ensure compliance requirements and industry best practices
  • Influence and engage the appropriate individuals to support program development
  • Guide and coordinate various internal and external teams to meet program objectives
  • Provide ongoing communication and subject matter expertise to program stakeholders
  • Develop and implement new processes to forecast and track benefits and risks
  • Be the liaison and provide governance between various cross-functional teams
  • Utilize best practice project delivery concepts in supporting all aspects of our teams Emergency Management preparedness and planning deliverables
  • Engage internal/external subject matter experts during the development and maintenance of various Emergency Management projects
  • Facilitate project teams and inter-departmental working groups aimed at developing and aligning Emergency Management processes
  • Engage and influence senior management and executives through all project phases to ensure alignment and sign-off on key areas
  • Create and manage controls for business case inputs to ensure end-to-end consistency of benefits
  • Implement change management practices
  • Effectively manage overlapping tasks and projects to identify risks and meet corporate strategic objectives


Required Educational Background and Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in Preparedness and Planning
  • Previous experience in interdepartmental project coordination and delivery
  • The ideal candidate holds a bachelor degree in a pertinent discipline

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional verbal and written skills (English)
  • Experience in preparing and presenting to senior management levels
  • Proven interpersonal skills including ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Experience in working with virtual teams
  • Ability to recognize opportunities through proactive and “out of the box” thinking
  • Utilize MS applications to document, track and demonstrate project status
  • Proven skills in planning, organizing and prioritizing
  • Ability to establish priorities and execute in a fast paced changing environment


Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in Emergency Management & Preparedness, or an equivalent field, including resiliency programs such as fire prevention, business continuity,  incident management or risk management
  • Certified @ a 300 level in ICS/IMS
  • Experience in large corporations or government agencies
  • Ability to understand complex dynamics of working with multiple stakeholders with divergent interests
  • Comfortable communicating at all different levels, from cross-functional to executive
  • PM/PMO experience an asset


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.


Additional Information:
Position Type: Management 
Job Status: regular - full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 07/06/2020 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.


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Created: Canada , ON , Mississauga


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