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Risk Management Coordinator

City: Ottawa 

Organizational Unit: Security Branch 

Classification: AS-2 

Tenure: Term 

Duration: 2 years 

Language Requirements: Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB 


The NRC Advantage

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The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.


We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.


At NRC, we know diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system. 


NRC welcomes all qualified applicants and encourages candidates to self-declare as members of the following designated employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.


Please advise of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. They are available to all candidates for further assessment. Related information received will be addressed confidentially.

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.


We are looking for a Risk Management Coordinator to support our Security Branch. The Risk Management Coordinator would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.


The Risk Management Coordinator position is responsible for the processes, communication, and data collection for the Security Branch Risk Management (SBRM) team. This role would consist of completing Statement of Sensitivity assessments in collaboration with internal clients and providing administrative support for the risk management team. The Coordinator works in collaboration with other members of the SBRM Team as well as clients. 


The Risk Management Coordinator makes optimal use of existing business systems and provides recommendations for the continuous improvement of activities. They provide expertise on practices, systems and tools and ensure all information is tracked, reported and managed efficiently. This position reports to the Team Lead, Security Risk Management. 

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:


College diploma in a relevant field or a combination of education and relevant experience may be considered.  


For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency


  • Significant experience providing expertise and guidance on confidentiality, integrity, availability risk requirements for IT Systems in a network, cloud or isolated environment. 
  • Significant experience researching proposed application / system solutions for compliance with Government of Canada security requirements. 
  • Significant experience coordinating and preparation of meetings, presentations, communication materials and reports including group statistics. 
  • Significant experience providing advice and guidance to internal clients in regards to Risk Management processes, and information management. 
  • Significant experience using MS Tools including MS Excel.


*Significant is defined as 2 to 6 years. 



  • Experience providing advice on IM/IT and/or Records Management in a Government of Canada context. 
  • Experience using ticketing systems to log and track request.
  • Experience with Statement of Sensitivity and Authority to Operate process and documentation.

Condition of Employment

Secret (II)

Language Requirements

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

  • Solid knowledge of IT Risk Management principles and cybersecurity in a government context.
  • Solid knowledge of Information Management principles in a government context.
  • Basic Knowledge of IT Service management principles. 
  • Ability to read and interpret information regarding information technology applications and solutions.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization both orally and in writing.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Management services - Client focus (Level 2)
  • Management services - Communication (Level 2)
  • Management services - Conceptual and analytical ability (Level 1)
  • Management services - Initiative (Level 1)
  • Management services - Teamwork (Level 1)

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services


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Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.


From $60,143 to $70,963 per annum. 


In addition, the incumbent who meets the language requirements will  receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.


NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of competitive benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.


  • In order to ensure a prompt and efficient processing of applications, candidates will be required to answer screening questions explaining how they meet each of the requirements of this position (education, experience, language requirements) by providing concrete examples. In addition, the candidate is encouraged to describe in detail when, where and how they gained the experience. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information. Failure to provide appropriate or factual information in the application may result in the rejection of your application.
  • A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
  • Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (14181) to:


Telephone: 613-993-0542

Closing Date: 1 November 2021 - 23:59 Eastern Time 



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